- Join the SPELD NSW Professional Learning team which provides evidence-based professional learning, workshops, consulting and resources to teachers, tutors and other professionals, schools and families
- Based in Parramatta
- Full time or part time role
About the organisation
SPELD NSW is a public benevolent institution that provides support to children and adults with specific learning difficulties, their families, tutors, teachers and school.
The Professional Learning Educator:
- presents professional learning and workshops for teachers, tutors, other professionals and parents on evidence-based literacy and numeracy instruction and best practice approaches to supporting students with specific learning difficulties;
- contributes to the development of professional learning courses, workshops and resources for SPELD NSW;
- overseas the administration of the SPELD NSW ticketed professional learning program.
- Delivery professional learning and workshops
- Contribute to the development of professional learning, workshops and resources
- Contribute to the development of online courses and resources
- Contribution to the registration of courses with NESA
SPELD NSW Professional Learning Program
- Planning for scheduling of ticketed professional learning and workshops
- Supporting the Admin team with coordination of upcoming ticketed workshops including promotion and registration
- Compliance with Professional Learning Policies and Procedures
- Teaching or education degree or speech pathology degree.
- At least 2 years classroom teaching or clinical experience.
- Demonstrated proficiency in using evidence-based literacy or numeracy instruction practices in classrooms or through intervention programs (experience using the Sounds-Write program is particularly desirable).
- Experience providing support to students with specific learning difficulties.
- Understanding of the professional literature on the science of reading and supporting students with specific learning difficulties.
- Strong written and oral communication skills.
- Ability to develop a rapport with teachers, other professionals and parents.
- Demonstrated capacity to work independently and as part of a team environment.
- Strong organisational skills.
- Computer skills including Excel and Word and a willingness to develop further computer skills in order to provide professional learning through online formats.
- Commitment to extend own professional development. (SPELD NSW will make some professional development available.)
- Current registration as a proficient teacher with NESA or as a speech pathologist.
- Masters in learning support or special education OR substantial professional development in evidence-based literacy and numeracy instruction and/or supporting students with specific learning difficulties.
- Expertise in providing individual or small group literacy and numeracy intervention to students with specific learning difficulties.
- Experience developing and delivering professional learning for teachers or other professionals.
- Knowledge of NSW school systems.
- Access to not-for-profit salary packaging
- Flexible work arrangements
- Opportunity to work autonomously and as part of a supportive team
A full Position Description is attached below.