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Job title : Teacher - Alternative Learning Settings - South MetropolitanState Government of WA
Student Support Services - Statewide Services School Of Special Education Needs: Sensory Teacher - Alternative Learning Settings - South Metropolitan Pool Ref SS/TCH701979 Teacher, $72,137 - $107,049 per annum (SEA GA 2019) Appointment Pool Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH701979 Suitable applicants from previous pool process SS/TCH687751 need not apply Are you a positive and talented teacher who strives to enhance student educational outcomes? Are you a passionate educator looking for a rewarding and challenging change? The Alternative Learning Settings (ALS) are seeking to establish a pool of enthusiastic and dedicated qualified Teachers for the South Metropolitan Education Region for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2021 school year and up to the end of Term 4 2022. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2021 school year, up to the end of Term 4, 2022. The ALS was established in early 2019 targeting a specific cohort of students, those who have demonstrated signs of physical aggression and will benefit from a short term intensive intervention program.
The ALS deliver specialised activities and learning programs that build students' social skills and self-regulation, in environments designed to effect positive and lasting change in their behaviour. The program has the capacity to provide access to specialists such as paediatricians, clinical psychologists or consultation with psychiatrists. There are a number of ALS sites located in the metropolitan and regional areas of Western Australia, and there are plans for expanding the program in 2022.
We are specifically looking for teacher interested in working in the Rockingham area. Each setting accommodates up to 10 students who are provided with an intensive, individualised program of support while they continue their education. There is a strong focus on developing students' social skills and ability to self-regulate.
The ALS will provide teachers with the excellent opportunity to be part of a multi-skilled team focused on a student centred model, built around an ecological framework of support. The setting will be staffed by a team of teachers with support from a youth transition officer, student support officers and a school psychologist. Suitable applicants will have demonstrated a high level of communication skills, be team focussed with experience and credibility in student engagement and transitions, case management, social and emotional learning and program development.
Ideally you will have a background or high interest in student support and current professional learning, or the capacity to undertake targeted professional learning, in areas such as de-escalation, team teach, circle of courage, therapeutic crisis intervention in schools and trauma-informed practice. The teaching positions will provide the unique opportunity to collaborate and be involved in further developing the....