Advisory Visiting Teacher - Primary and Secondary - Various locations across North Coast Region

$63,350 - $95,356 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • North Coast Region - Bundaberg Office, Maryborough Street, Bundaberg Central QLD, Australia
  • 08 Apr, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Teaching Aides & Special Needs

Job Description

Various locations across North Coast Region

Full time and part time positions available for the NCR Advisory Visiting Teacher Service for AVTs in the roles of Vision Impairment Deaf and Hard of Hearing Inclusive Education and Technology and Physical Impairment. Current positions vary across the region and provide service to schools in various parts of the North Coast Region. Travel is a requirement of the role. Applications will be kept as part of an applicant pool to be consulted as jobs appear during the next 12 months.

Job details

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time,Part-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Teacher
Workplace Location Moreton Bay - North,Moreton Bay - South,Sunshine Coast,Wide Bay
Job ad reference QLD/NCR368666
Closing date 16-Apr-2021
Yearly salary $63350 - $95356
Job duration To be negotiated to 10/12/2021
Contact person Shannon Hammond
Contact details 32039054
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How you will be assessed:

The role of the AVT is to support school staff in enabling students with VI, HI, PI and Inclusive Education requirements to access and participate in the curriculum.

The role requires:

  • Providing specific information about students' impairment across VI, PI and DHH;
  • Assisting school teams in understanding: the functional impact of students' disability and barriers to accessing curriculum; differentiating pedagogy and using alternate platforms (assistive technology) for content delivery and accessibility; building capability of teachers and schools to promote inclusion;
  • Facilitating the supply of and training in the use of specialised equipment for students with VI, PI, D/HH, or those with diverse learning needs and monitoring the use of equipment or assistive technology;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the P-12 curriculum, assessment and reporting framework, the Early Years Learning Framework, Australian Curriculum P-10 and the Senior Secondary Curriculum;
  • Supporting the development and implementation of effective strategies and programs to improve curriculum outcomes for students with disability and diverse learning needs.
  • An understanding of the need to work collaboratively with school staff and members of the wider community in order to establish productive partnerships and achieve educational outcomes.

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.
  • In addition to registration, teachers working in Education and Care Services (including State Delivered Kindergarten programs) require an exemption card issued by Blue Card Services. For more information on blue cards and exemption cards, please CLICK HERE.
  • Employment for pre-service/graduate teachers will be subject to the successful completion of a relevant teaching qualification and meeting the minimum requirements as a teacher with the department.

Applicants are requested to submit:

  • a brief resume, including contacted details for 2 referees (one of whom is your current supervisor)
  • A completed AVT Cover Sheet detailing employment preferences
  • 2 page response outlining your suitability addressing the 'How You Will Be Assessed' role responsibilities from the points
  • above - not those in the generic AVT role description document. For AVT IE&T please see Scope of Service document for more detailed information on the responsibilities for this position

**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.**

Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

Suitable Applications will remain on file for 12 months and may be considered for other teaching vacancies in any school location.


Special Needs

Job Closing Date

16 Apr, 2021