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Director - Senior Inclusion Coach (Disability)

ACT Education Directorate
  • Director – Senior Inclusion Coach (Disability) – Teach in Canberra
  • Nation leading public school pay and conditions.
  • Future-focussed on career growth and development.
  • Ongoing professional development, in-school support, and mentoring.

We are seeking a School Leader who is passionate about inclusion for students with disability to join us in the ACT. School Leader B salary is $157,341 (plus up to a $12K relocation reimbursement offered for interstate teachers).

About us

Join a leading learning organisation where you matter. By leading teaching in the growing ACT public school system, you will make a real difference to the lives of the young people of Canberra. In 2024, we’re opening our 91st school in a system delivering excellent, inclusive and equitable outcomes for every child and young person.

Our system offers nation leading pay and conditions and a better classification structure that supports school leaders, new educators and experienced teachers. We’ll also help with your relocation expenses (up to $12K).

Benefits of working in ACT public schools:

  • Better workloads that prioritise developing educational leadership and innovative teaching and learning.
  • 4 staff development days a year (student free), held at the beginning of each term.
  • The right to disconnect outside of work hours and enjoy a better work/life balance in a progressive, diverse and inclusive city.

Position Overview

The Senior Inclusion Coach will lead the establishment and development of the disability Inclusion Coach team. Based in schools, the coaches will commence initially in the Tuggeranong Network and will focus on strengthening inclusion in schools. The successful applicant will provide strategic and operational leadership and contribute to supervision and the professional development of the Inclusion Coaches. This new position, aligning with the Future of Education foundations and principles, takes a student focused and evidence-based approach to inclusive education and student engagement in ACT public schools. Office-based conditions apply to this role.

Why Canberra?

  • Enjoy a work/life balance in a progressive city where everything is a 30-minute or less drive away!
  • Canberra is a safe, welcoming, and multicultural city with an abundance of nature reserves, parks, lakes and mountains as well as contemporary and dynamic urban spaces, including extensive foodie and shopping precincts.
  • Canberrans thrive in their active lifestyle; our residents have the highest participation level for organised sport in the country. Our community events are unsurpassed with regular artisanal markets and annual events including our spring festival featuring one million blooms by the lake, the renowned multicultural food festival and iconic hot air balloon festival in autumn.
  • Canberra is a city offering endless opportunity. But don’t take our word for it – find out more about why Canberra is a great place to live and work.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: 

Prior to commencing in this role a minimum of four years full time (or equivalent) tertiary study leading to the award of a recognised school teaching qualification; a current full teaching registration with the ACT Teacher Quality Institute (TQI) (or eligibility for teacher registration with the ACT TQI) and a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to - Working with vulnerable people (WWVP) registration (


A Merit Pool will be established from this selection process and will be used to fill vacancies over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.

Contact Officer: 

Murray McKay on [email protected] using the subject line: Director – Senior Inclusion Coach (Disability) enquiry via EthicalJobs or (02) 6205 9756.

A position description is attached.

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