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Teacher Special Education - Wollongong High School of the Performing Arts

NSW Government

Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 04/10/2017

Job Category:

Education / Teacher

Job description:

Position Information

Wollongong High School of the Performing Arts is a secondary school with an enrolment of approximately 1000 students, including 46 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. The school has the twin goals of academic excellence and excellence in the performing arts. School priorities include Creative 21st Century learners, Educational Pathways and Partnerships and School Community Wellbeing. The staff is committed and caring and has a balance of early career and highly experienced teachers. Wollongong High School of the Performing Arts also has Deafness and Hearing Unit located on site and an Emotional Disturbance Unit (Smith Street) located off site, which consists of 3 classes 5km from the main school campus.

Selection Criteria

Approval to teach special education with successful experience teaching students with complex, challenging behaviours in an off-site secondary school context. 

Experience teaching students with autism, emotional disturbance and moderate intellectual disabilities. 

Demonstrated ability to differentiate teaching based on identified needs through the development of individual education plans that engage students in their learning and the sound implementation of risk management procedures, behaviour and individual learning plans. 

Capacity to integrate technology into teaching and learning with a demonstrated commitment towards fostering a 21st century learning environment.  

Highly developed organizational, communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work as a part of a team to build positive relationships and effectively communicate with students, staff, parents/caregivers, outside agencies and community partner. 

Demonstrated commitment to improving the educational outcomes of Aboriginal students. 


Special Note

Applicants are to include details of their WWCC clearance number as part of this application.