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Education Consultant | Part time

Down Syndrome Victoria is the state-wide peak membership organisation representing individuals with Down syndrome and their families. We are looking for a committed and passionate teacher to join our Education Support Service.

The Education Consultant (in a visiting teacher capacity) will assist in the delivery of the Education Support Service into schools in Melbourne, which aims to equip teachers to meet the educational and social needs of students with Down syndrome through the provision of information, resources and assistance with curriculum adaptation and behaviour management strategies.

Selection Criteria

o Current teaching registration and a minimum of 5 years teaching experience
o Strong commitment to inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities within mainstream schools
o Experience teaching people with Down syndrome highly regarded
o Detailed knowledge of the Victorian education systems and curriculum
o Part time and or contractor position available (20 to 24hrs per week) with access to salary packaging and superannuation

Position Objectives

o To provide a professional Education Support Service to members
o To respond to education related enquiries to the Down Syndrome Victoria office
o Collaborate with other Down Syndrome Victoria staff to develop and update education information resources for members and the general community

To apply for the position please email or post your resume and application addressing the selection criteria to:

Human Resources
Down Syndrome Victoria
18/71 Victoria Crescent
Abbotsford VIC 3067

Applications close 30th April 2018

Previous applicants need not apply