Temporary Teacher Mid North Education Centre, Special Education (0.8 FTE)

$73,052 - $105,951 yearly
  • Government of South Australia - Department for Education
  • Mid North Education Centre, David Street, Port Pirie SA, Australia
  • 14 Sep, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Teaching Aides & Special Needs

Job Description

Position No: 2021-0214-TCH-C-3-9
Applications Close: 23/09/2021 11:30 PM

Position Descriptor:

The Mid North Education Centre is a school for students from R-Y12. Students at the Mid North Education Centre have a range of disabilities that impact on their learning; physical disabilities, intellectual disabilities, autism etc.

Some students have complex communication needs and are non-verbal.

The successful applicant will be expected to use a range of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) systems so knowledge of and experience in using AAC; particularly PODD communication books and Proloquo2Go are essential.

Teaching and learning is planned using the Australian Curriculum for students in year R-10. Older students undertake modified SACE programs. An understanding of the planning for SACE would be advantageous.

All students have One Plans incorporating individualised goals. The school uses ABLES SA to assess the students and support their individual learning plans.

Knowledge of this would be desirable.

Experience in differentiating the curriculum for students with disabilities is essential.

The teacher will be required to provide NIT for all teachers (R-y12) so the ability to operate within a team is essential.

The Mid North Education Centre has a whole school balanced literacy program using the Jolly Phonics program. Knowledge of & experience in teaching a balanced literacy program is highly desirable.

Demonstrated experience in using a range of strategies to support students to develop appropriate behaviours in the classroom & community is essential.

The Mid North Education Centre have implemented the Zones of Regulation across the whole school.

In addition to the salary the following financial incentives may apply depending on the site location:

  • Country Zone Allowance ($1,943 - $9,793)
  • Locality Allowance
  • Subsidised Accommodation
  • Payment of Removal Expenses

Remission of Higher Education Loan Program Debts

Please note that part time and flexible arrangements will be considered.

Site: Mid North Education Centre

Local Partnership: Pirie

Tenure: 13/09/2021 to 10/12/2021

Fraction of time: 0.8

Subject: Special School to Year 12

Conditions: $73,052 - $105,951 per annum FTE / Teacher Conditions

School Website: http://www.midnorthec.sa.edu.au

Eligibility and Application Instructions


Special Needs

School Type


Job Closing Date

23 Sep, 2021