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Classroom Teacher - Sunshine Special Developmental School

Victoria State Government Education and Training

Job Description Job ID 1237394 Location Sunshine Special Developmental School Department Sunshine Special Developmental School Role Type Primary Teacher Subjects/Duties View Subject/Duties Full/Part-Time Full-Time Ongoing/Fixed Term Fixed Term Classification Classroom Teacher Apply By 09/13/2021 Other Information Begin Date 10/04/2021 End Date 12/30/2021 Hours 38.00 Contact Name Nicole Edwardes Phone 03 9311-4804 School Website www.ssds.

vic.edu.au Location Profile Located in Melbourne's Western suburbs, Sunshine Special Developmental School (SDS) offers a unique and innovative learning environment for students aged from 5-18 years with moderate to severe Intellectual Disabilities.

Sunshine SDS is a P-12 school and is organised around a Primary and Secondary Learning Centre Model. The school is home to a wide range of students from diverse nationalities and cultural backgrounds. Our Vietnamese community is strong and we welcome an increasing number of Burmese and African families into our learning community.

Sunshine SDS has an enrolment of 195 students and a staff compliment of: 2 Principal Class, 5 Leading Teachers, 1 Learning Specialist, 31.8 Teachers and 44.7 Education Support Staff.

Our teaching and learning programs are tailored to meet the individual needs of students, and include the use of the ABLES (Abilities Based Learning and Education Support). The teaching and learning of the school is driven by data that is used to establish priority learning goals for students and to report on progress. Learning is aligned to the Victorian Curriculum, with an emphasis on English, Communication, Mathematics, Personal and Social Capability.

The school delivers curriculum through a variety of engaging, hands on contexts for learning. Some of these programs include play based learning, an ‘Electives’ program and Intensive Interaction. Students participate in specialist programs to provide appropriate enrichment and stimulation.

These include Visual Art, Library, Performing Arts, Physical Education and Health. The school's team of Allied Health Professionals form a vital part of the support for all students and staff. The team includes Speech Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, a Physiotherapist, Allied Health Assistants and a Psychologist.

The school also has Vietnamese and Burmese cultural workers, a Chaplain and Nurse to provide additional support for both students and families. Sunshine SDS promotes and upholds our vision of ‘Excellence in education for every student, every day without exception.’ And values LEARNING | COLLABORATION | RESPECT | COURAGE | PERSISTENCE Selection Criteria SC1 Demonstrated knowledge of the relevant curriculum, including the ability to incorporate the teaching of literacy and numeracy skills.

Demonstrated experience in responding to student learning needs. SC2 Demonstrated experience in planning for and implementing high impact teaching strategies, guided by how students learn, and evaluating the impact of lear.


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