Coordinator Level 1 - Aspect Macarthur School, Cobbity, NSW

Aspect Macarthur School

Cobbity , NSW


Coordinator

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 8 November 2021


Maximum term, full time role for 12 months commencing 2022Level 1 leadership role for experienced primary/secondary leader Experience in teaching and/or leading across K-10 or a primary or secondary or specialist needs educationAustralia's largest provider of autism-specific educational serviceFull time base salary of between $76k to $113k (depending on qualifications and experience) + applicable allowances + superannuation. Increase the value of your take-home pay with our PBI salary packaging benefitsLocated at Aspect Macarthur School at Cobbity, NSW or at one of the satellite classes across the Macarthur Region

<p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Location: Cobbity, NSW</span></p> &nbsp; <div class="container"><ul><li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong>Maximum term, full time role for 12 months commencing 2022</strong></span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong>Level 1 leadership role for experienced primary/secondary leader&nbsp;</strong></span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong>Experience in teaching and/or leading across K-10 or a primary or secondary or specialist needs education</strong></span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong>Australia's largest provider of autism-specific educational service</strong></span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong>Full time base salary of between $76k to $113k (depending on qualifications and experience) + applicable allowances + superannuation.&nbsp;</strong></span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong>Increase the value of your take-home pay with our PBI salary packaging benefits</strong></span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong>Located at&nbsp;Aspect Macarthur School at Cobbity, NSW or at one of the&nbsp;satellite classes&nbsp;across the Macarthur Region</strong></span></li></ul><p><span style="font-size: 10pt; color: #000000; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong>a different brilliant</strong>®</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; color: #000000;">Share our passion for understanding, engaging and celebrating the strengths, interests and aspirations of people on the autism spectrum and discover a different brilliant®.</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt; color: #000000; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong>Inclusion &amp; Diversity</strong></span></p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; color: #000000;">Join a place where everyone can truly shine in their own unique way. Diversity is a strength to celebrate, and our Inclusion Statement encourages and welcomes everyone to be their authentic selves at work.&nbsp; Aspect is committed to providing an autism-friendly workplace and supporting an inclusive and diverse workforce.</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt; color: #000000; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong>Aspect's School Network:</strong>&nbsp;Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) has grown to become Australia's&nbsp;largest national educational program for children on the autism spectrum, with 9 independent schools operating from 67 locations in&nbsp;NSW and South Australia catering to approximately 1,200 students.&nbsp;Aspect&nbsp;is looking for passionate, enthusiastic and flexible teachers to work as members of person-centred multi-disciplinary teams.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt; color: #000000; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong>What you will do:&nbsp;</strong>Work with a passionate team of educators to mentor and coach teachers in developing differentiated teaching and learning programs catering for individual learning needs.<strong>&nbsp;</strong>You will collaborate with a team of specialists including teachers, teacher's aides, school therapists, coordinators, administrators and other Aspect staff to&nbsp;deliver&nbsp;our evidence-informed, student focused&nbsp;autism-specific approach.&nbsp;Use a person-centred and family-focused approach to ensure the&nbsp;delivery of&nbsp;quality educational standards aligned to NSW Syllabus Documents. As a core member of the school's leadership team you will lead and supervise a team of teachers and partner parents, carers and other members of the school community. You may be required to undertake on-class teaching responsibilities.&nbsp;To view the full position profile, please <a href="https://applynow.net.au/jobs/ASPECT1405/assets/16541827" target="_blank">click&nbsp;here</a>.<strong><span style="text-decoration: none;">&nbsp;</span></strong></span></p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt; color: #000000; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong>About the School:</strong>&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; color: #000000;">Aspect Macarthur&nbsp;School&nbsp;provides placement for approximately&nbsp;125 students on the autism spectrum&nbsp;from Kindergarten to year 10. Our main site is located at Cobbity with 7 satellite classes&nbsp;within the Catholic and Department of Education schools across&nbsp;Macarthur region and Coffs Harbour.&nbsp;Aspect Macarthur School proudly adopts a comprehensive approach to education for students on the autism spectrum known as the Aspect Comprehensive Approach. This approach is person-centred therefore the focus is on meeting individual need.&nbsp;&nbsp;Our learning programs engage, celebrate and utilise the strengths, interests and aspirations of our students. Our staff are committed to continual improvement and we work closely with parents, carers and our community as partners to support each student. </span></p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt; color: #000000; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">&nbsp;<a style="color: #000000;" href="https://www.autismspectrum.org.au/how-can-we-help/going-to-school/aspect-schools/western-sydney-school" target="_blank">To find out more about our school, click here.</a></span></p><p><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">&nbsp;<strong>Key Responsibilities:</strong></span></p><ul><li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Oversee and support staff to develop and implement&nbsp;an Individual Plan&nbsp;(IP) for each student</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Recruit, induct and train staff and provide ongoing support and supervision</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Manage staff operational issues and support Principal with performance management</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Assist Principal with daily operational&nbsp;running of the school</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Develop knowledge/practice from other professionals in collaboration with the school's LST</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Develop and maintain&nbsp;positive and effective working relationships with staff/colleagues</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Lead coordination of school events, programs and activities as required</span></li></ul><p><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong>What we are looking for:</strong></span></p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">A leader to provide for consistency of support across satellite classes, we are ideally looking for coordinators that are currently working or are available to work full time (38hrs per week)</span></p><ul><li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Registration with NESA (NSW Education Standards Authority)&nbsp;</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Proven ability to collaborate effectively with others</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Demonstrated leadership abilities including team support</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Experience working with students on the autism spectrum (preferred)</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Ability to coach and mentor others to improve practice</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Team focused with demonstrated experience in effective professional relationships</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Experience in developing IP's and curriculum&nbsp;for students on the autism spectrum preferred</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">NSW Working With Children Check for paid employment</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Depending on the school's location/requirements it may be essential to have a current driver's licence (per relevant state legislation)</span></li><li><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;">You may be required to provide an International Police Check clearance</span>&nbsp;</span></li></ul><p><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong>What we offer: </strong>As a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI), Aspect employees receive tax-effective salary packaging opportunities including $15,899 each year tax free. This means you can increase the value of your take-home pay. <a href="https://applynow.net.au/jobs/ASPECT557/assets/12040017">Click here for a summary of some of the benefits you can access when working at Aspect.</a></span></p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong>To Apply: </strong>Please attach your resume and complete the candidate questionnaire as part of Aspect's online recruitment process. Cover letter is optional.&nbsp;There is no closing date for this role, all applications will be reviewed as they are received, and successful applicants will be contacted.</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"> Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for some positions at Aspect, in accordance with Public Health Orders, Work Health and Safety and duty of care obligations for staff and participants/students. As part of the recruitment/interview process Aspect is collecting information related to your vaccination status to ensure we are in compliance with all government orders and directives.</span></p><p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Any questions? Contact:&nbsp;</span></strong><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Natasha Eaton, Principal, 0414 348 885.</span></span></p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong>For more information about Aspect go to: </strong><a href="http://www.autismspectrum.org.au/">www.autismspectrum.org.au</a><strong>.</strong></span></p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">&nbsp;<em><strong>Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is committed to providing an environment free from abuse, neglect and exploitation of the people we support.</strong></em></span></p><div id="apply-now-button">Apply Now</div></div>
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