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Special Educator
Special Teaching and Research (STaR) Ltd

uploaded 30 May 2022

STaR is a not-for-profit organisation established in 2001 who believes that with the right support all people can learn together.

STaR is looking for an experienced Special Educator (Early Childhood) who is passionate about inclusion and opportunity for all to join our dynamic and supportive team based in Castle Hill.

The Role

Within this role you will be responsible for:

  • Modelling best practice and evidence-based intervention strategies to educators and support workers.
  • Coaching and mentoring key workers in strategies to implement plans within the daily routines and activities of a person’s day.
  • Assessing the skills of people with disabilities across all developmental domains or skills and support key workers to do this.
  • Assisting key workers to develop an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and conduct ILP meetings for a person with disabilities in collaboration with families, reports, therapists, and other professionals.
  • Assisting key workers to monitor individuals progress in achieving objectives, assist them to use progress data to modify or update their programs and write reports.
  • Developing behaviour management programs, in consultation with key workers and families, and assist in the implementation of strategies.
  • Planning and implementing academic and transition programs as required. Working cooperatively with key workers and professionals from other agencies to provide the best possible programs for people with disabilities.
  • Providing or assisting with the provision of professional development/workshops to families and staff in participating centres.
  • Maintaining a system of collection and storage of assessment data.

Selection Criteria

  • A one-year full-time equivalent qualification in Special Education, such as Postgraduate Diploma in Special Education, Master of Special Special Education, Bachelor of Education major in Special Education, Diploma of Special Education.
  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Teaching
  • Experience in working with people with disability.
  • Experience in educating and mentoring adults
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Current driver’s license and own vehicle.
  • Successful completion of a NSW Working with Children Check and Police Check.
  • COVID-19 vaccination certificate.

Apply for this Role

For more information and to apply for this role please email your resume to office@star.org.au or apply here.