Advisory Visiting Teacher, Vision Impairment - Metropolitan Region

$64,934 - $97,741 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Queensland, Australia
  • 13 Oct, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Teaching Aides & Special Needs

Job Description

Do you have a passion for supporting the development and implementation of effective strategies and programs to improve curriculum outcomes for students with disability? Have you considered sharing your knowledge and skills with others whilst working as part of a multidisciplinary team? Being an Advisory Visiting Teacher Vision Impairment offers you the opportunity to utilise your knowledge and experience and enjoy the satisfaction of giving students from diverse backgrounds the skills they need to succeed across a cluster of schools.

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Flexible
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Teacher
Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - North,Brisbane - South,Brisbane - East,Brisbane - West,Ipswich region
Job ad reference QLD/MER390782
Closing date 27-Oct-2021
Yearly salary $64934 - $97741
Job duration to 24/06/2022
Contact person Sharni Tomkins
Contact details 0436608074

An Advisory Visiting Teacher- Vision Impairment is an experienced teacher who provides specific information on the nature of a student's vision impairment and appropriate educational adjustments to classroom teachers and school teams. AVTs assist school teams to understand the functional impact of a student's disability in a range of learning environments.

This role requires:

  • Knowledge of and the ability to support classroom teachers to implement effective and inclusive teaching and learning processes
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the P-12 curriculum, assessment and reporting framework, the Australian Curriculum P-10 and the Senior Secondary Curriculum
  • Monitoring the use of recommended specialised equipment and supporting the uptake of assistive technologies where appropriate
  • Assisting education staff and families to access support networks for students with disability
  • Travel across the Metropolitan Region.

Your current supervisor must be aware of your application and supportive to release you should a suitable position arise

Applicants for these positions must possess:

  • A relevant teaching qualification. Click here for further information on teaching qualifications.
  • Current full registration or current provisional registration with eligibility for full registration, as a teacher in Queensland. Pre-service/graduate teachers must have been granted provisional registration prior to commencing employment as a teacher. For more information regarding registration requirements, please CLICK HERE.
  • Qualifications or significant experience in working within your area/s of specialisation
  • Own transport and Queensland Driver's licence

How to apply:

  • Click the Green 'Apply online' button below
  • Enter your personal details
  • Attach your current CV including contact details of two professional referees (one of whom is your current supervisor) and a maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role under "How You Will Be Assessed"
  • Pre-service teachers are encouraged to include completed practicum reports, mentor/referee statements, unofficial academic transcript for current course of study

**Applicants are encouraged to commence and submit their application as early as possible as the Department of Education reserves the right to reduce the application period and/or remove the job advertisement early should a suitable applicant be found.**


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Job Closing Date

27 Oct, 2021