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Classroom Teacher in Special Education (TFI 365) - Broadmeadows Special Developmental SchoolVictoria State Government Education and Training
Job Description Job ID 1228861 Location Broadmeadows Special Developmental School [Multiple Location Campus] Department Broadmeadows Special Developmental School Role Type Primary Teacher/Secondary Teacher/Targeted Financial Incentive Subjects/Duties View Subject/Duties Full/Part Time Full-Time Ongoing/Fixed Term Ongoing Classification Classroom Teacher Apply By 06/23/2021 Other Information Begin Date 07/12/2021 End Date Ongoing Hours 38.00 Contact Name Susanne Wirth Phone 9302 1244 School Website https://www.broadmeadowssds.
vic.edu.au Location Profile Broadmeadows Special Developmental School provides educational programs for primary and secondary school-aged students with moderate to severe intellectual disability, sensory and physical impairments, and an autism spectrum disorder.
The school is a modern purpose-built facility located in the Melbourne suburb of Broadmeadows and provides an attractive and safe environment. Learning areas include well-equipped classrooms, dedicated specialist spaces, and outdoor learning zones. The school has 2 sites, the main campus in Dimboola Rd and a Sorrento Street campus with students attending from a wide geographical and diverse socio-economic background.
The school has a current enrolment of 295 students. Students attend school daily from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Eligible school-aged students living within the designated transport zone have access to free transport to and from school.
Curriculum Programs are delivered within Department of Training guidelines and reflect the Victorian Curriculum. Emphasis is placed on the development of programs that address individual student needs, through Individual Learning Plans. Educational goals and priorities are reviewed every six months.
Class groups are comprised of 6-8 students, with a teacher and teacher assistant, to ensure a safe and effective learning environment, where individuals are respected and self-esteem and dignity are strongly advocated. The school has a trans-disciplinary approach to student learning with input from educators, therapists and parents. Teachers case conference students with their allocated Speech Pathologist and Occupational Therapist each week.
Our school philosophy is reflected in its programs and based on the belief that children learn best in a cooperative environment that is happy, challenging, supportive, and non-threatening. Broadmeadows SDS has a School-Wide Positive Behaviour Program and has developed a school culture that is reflected by the ideals of positive behaviour support. An emphasis is placed on students attaining skills and knowledge that they will use as young adults when graduating at 18 years of age.
Staffing The school is staffed with classroom teachers, specialist teachers, literacy specialist, teacher assistants, occupational therapists, speech therapists and physiotherapists. The school accesses additional support through the Visiting Teacher Services for Hearing and Vision Impairment and a Guidance Officer. Cur....