Graduate Teacher - Expression of Interest - Peakhurst and Loftus, Sydney, NSW

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  • Expression of interest for 2025 school year open now!
  • Kickstart your teaching career at Australia's largest national provider of autism-specific educational services
  • Located at one of our Aspect Schools

We are inviting expressions of interest for graduate teacher roles starting in 2025. If you are already a graduate, please contact [email protected] with your CV and the suburb you reside in, and we will update you on any upcoming vacancies. 

Start and end every day doing something amazing!  If you are an enthusiastic graduate teacher with an interest in special education, we want you to join our amazing Aspect team!

What we offer:

  • Extensive support for new graduates
  • Small class sizes with a dedicated Teacher Aide support
  • Competitive starting base salary of $83k (depending on qualifications, accreditation and relevant teaching experience) + special education allowance $3,557 p.a. + superannuation, pro rata for part time employment
  • Excellent salary packaging options to increase your take home pay
  • Employee referral incentive
  • Access to a wide range of discounts through Perkbox on everyday purchases
  • Discounted membership to fitness facilities through Fitness Passport
  • Employee Assistance Program

What you will do:

You will help create a learning environment that tailors to the individual needs of students through evidence informed best practice in autism. Class sizes are small, and you always have the assistance of a dedicated teacher aide. You will learn about the ACA which is Aspect's comprehensive approach to the way we support people. You will work closely in a team that includes the student, family, teacher aide and other professionals such as our school psychologist, speech therapists and occupational therapists to develop and deliver quality learning programs. This wrap-around multi-disciplinary approach to support means that you will gain new skills and work experience that can help you reach your professional goals.

"Every day is so different from the last, I learn each day from the students... I love the diversity and uniqueness of each student and assisting them to learn in the way that suits them best. Aspect is amazing at student focused learning; I have never experienced such a nourishing learning environment with a strong child-based focus.  I truly enjoy every day, watching the student's anxiety fade and their creativity shine through." Teacher, Aspect School

Click here for the position profile.

About our schools:

Aspect Schools are leaders in education for children on the autism spectrum K-12, leading the way in developing and applying innovative, evidence-based education approaches that create positive outcomes for autistic students and young people.

It’s the perfect time to join one of our nine Aspect Schools as we embark on our exciting journey alongside Lyn Sharratt to put focus on data, demonstrating growth of students learning and development. Our dedicated Educators are transforming the landscape of autism education, paving the way for brighter futures and boundless opportunities for our students.

Click here to learn more about our schools and locations.

Qualifications

What you bring with you:

  • NESA registration to teach in NSW
  • Special Education qualifications are preferred
  • Experience working with students on the autism spectrum or with other intellectual disability (desirable)
  • NSW Working with Children Check clearance for paid employment
  • Depending on the school's location/requirements it may be essential to have a current driver's licence
  • You may be required to provide an international police clearance

This position is covered by the Independent Schools NSW Teachers (Hybrid Model) Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2021.

Application process - Successful candidates will progress through the following stages:

  1. Apply online. Upload your resume and cover letter (optional)
  2. Phone screen call from hiring manager
  3. Interview with two managers
  4. Reference and background checks
  5. Verbal offer to successful candidate
  6. Sign and return contract
  7. Return new starter information
  8. Commence work at Aspect!

Enquiries should be directed to - Lauren Roebuck, Talent Sourcing Specialist, 0437 590 341.

Aspect is committed to increasing the number of Autistic staff and providing an inclusive workplace where everyone can feel that they belong. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds including, but not limited to, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, neurodivergent people, people with a disability, the LGBTQIA+ community and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, to apply. We have a range of universal strategies to meet the needs of different people in our hiring processes, and are happy to individualise these.

Learn more about us: www.autismspectrum.org.au 

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Education
  • Work rights:
    Australian Working Visa, Australian Permanent
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  • Locations:
    Sydney
  • Closing Date:31st May 2024, 1:59 pm

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