Inclusive Education Consultant (Full-time)

Description: 

Applications are invited from experienced educators to work with Independent Schools in WA to assist them in catering for students with a range of learning needs. 

The position will be full-time (1.0 FTE), commencing mid Term 3, or as soon as possible after that, initially for a one-year contract with the possibility of extension beyond this period depending on the continuation of funding.
 

The Role

The Inclusive Education Consultant will be part of a collaborative team at AISWA working to assist and support Independent schools.
 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Advising and assisting school NCCD teams with collating, moderating and submission of the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data for School students with a disability.
  • Advising and assisting school administrators with special education provision, funding applications and submissions.
  • Providing support and advice to schools on the provision of facilities, resources, and equipment for students with disability.
  • Travel to regional or remote AISWA schools as required in order to provide support
  • Conducting professional development programs for teaching staff in the areas of disability, gifted education, and child protection. 
  • An understanding of the relevant Equal Opportunity and Disability Discrimination legislation and Education Standards.
  • Being accountable for professional documentation concerning all areas of responsibility.
  • Providing an inclusive education.
  • Differentiation and assessment adjustments for students with a disability/gifted.
  • Advising and assisting with special education funding allocations.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of current educational policies and practices in the area of disability and child safe practices.
  • Providing specialist input regarding areas of disability and disability issues at a system level.
  • Collaborate with AISWA Psychology Service (ASPS)
  • To keep up to date with current requirements in registration e.g. relating to students with disabilities and child protection.
  • To develop relationships and partnerships with colleagues, school leaders, school staff, and relevant organisations to cultivate a Child Safe culture in AISWA schools.
  • Be cognisant of the current Non-Government Schools Registration Standards that relate to IE and Child Safe Organisations
  • Work with the IE team to ensure relevant Child Protection Policies and Procedures are up to date.

To view the full selection criteria, role responsibilities, and for information on how to apply for this position, please download the job description via the link below.

Note: Applications should be marked ‘Private and Confidential’ and include a Curriculum Vitae, copy of current Working With Children Check and National Police Clearance and/or current financial TRBWA membership, names and contact details of two professional referees, and a brief paragraph addressing each of the selection criteria as outlined in the position job description.

Type: 
Jobs at AISWA
Closing Date: 
Friday, 18 June, 2021
Contact Person: 
Lynne Nixon, Manager of Inclusive Education
Phone: 
(08) 9441 1606