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Teacher - Toowoomba


Your role:

Treatment Foster Care Oregon (TFCO) is an evidence-based program providing an alternative to residential care supporting reunification outcomes for children and young people aged 7-11.

The role of the Teacher in this model is to provide educational support to the children and young people in the program and work closely with the school and treatment team to support the child to achieve success in educational settings.

The TFCO program is particularly effective for children who may have a history of trauma and/or neglect.

For more information see https://www.tfcoregon.com/.

What you will do:

  • Implement education plans for children
  • On call duties for carers and children 24/7 if in crisis on a roster
  • Guidance and support for students and teachers
  • Supporting the child's behaviour so they can learn
  • Improve educational participation
  • Improve educational outcomes
  • Improve learning outcomes
  • Assist other schoolteachers and staff and help them respond to behavioural, social and learning needs

Who we are looking for:

  • Tertiary Qualification in Teaching or Education
  • We take a team approach so someone willing to share and engage in a team
  • Proven classroom teaching experience
  • Experience working with young people aged 7-11 with challenging behaviour
  • Strong administrative skills and experience
  • Expert understanding of the QLD teaching standards and both behavioural and learning needs of students
  • Curriculum expertise
  • Supporting those at risk of poor learning outcomes and children in out of home care
  • Current driving license (essential)
  • Understanding of a broad range of issues that impact on the education system

OzChild offers:

  • Part-time permanent position
  • Hours are 22.8 hours per week, this is a 0.6 FTE role
  • Reduced working hours during school holidays
  • The office location s Toowoomba
  • A unique culture promoting diversity, cultural competence and shared values
  • A collaborative and cohesive working culture

OzChild is committed to the employment of Aboriginal people and providing a work environment in which Aboriginal peoples' cultures, beliefs and values are acknowledged and respected, and in which the individual career goals and personal aims of Aboriginal staff are identified, promoted and achieved.

OzChild is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals of diverse backgrounds to apply. This includes, but is not limited to, those from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and LGBTIQ communities

Ideal start date as close to the start of term 1 as possible.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a police check and provide a Blue Card or exemption for QLD.

How to Apply

You can apply for this position today by clicking APPLY NOW below.

You can view the position description and then submit a resume with a cover letter that outlines your skills and experiences as well as your motivation for applying.

For more information, a confidential discussion about the role or simply to ask a question, contact Paul Ridley, HR Advisor Recruitment on 03 9695 2243 or email pridley@ozchild.org.au, using the subject line: Teacher enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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