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Teacher Special Education - Holman Place School The Rocks NSW

NSW Government

NSW Government The Rocks NSW Australia

2 weeks ago

Position Information

Holman Place School is a School for Specific Purposes, located on Wiradjuri Land in Cowra. Holman Place School caters for students from Kindergarten through to year 12 who have diagnosed needs of Autism, moderate or severe intellectual disabilities or mental health diagnosis.

There are 5 support classes with 28 students. Each class operates with a teacher and a support officer. We have 34% of students enrolled who identify as Aboriginal, and a total of 97% of students who have a primary diagnosis of Autism.

Students have Individual Education Plans and Personalised Learning Plans which are collaborated together with staff, families and external supports. The school fosters excellence through academic, social and behavioural programs catered for students and the school works closely with families for the achievement of student outcomes.

Students are encouraged to 'Soar Alone' in all areas of their schooling to achieve their personal best. We advocate for our... students to have the right to take place in society now and in the future. Our school is striving to be a Centre of Excellence.

Selection Criteria

1: Approval to teach Special Education and/or experience teaching students with moderate intellectual and physical needs, autism and challenging behaviours.

2: Demonstrated ability to develop, implement and monitor quality personalised learning and support plans and proven capacity to develop differentiated and innovative learning programs.

3: Evidence of high-level interpersonal skills and capacity to effectively communicate across all stakeholders within the school context, including staff, parents/carers, external agencies and the wider community, to build and enhance a culture of inclusivity and excellence.

4: Demonstrated ability to incorporate inclusive practices that cater for diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and students from low socio-economic backgrounds.


An unconditional full approval to teach is a requirement. If you do not hold a full approval to teach with the NSW Department of Education, you are required to commence the application process at the same time as you apply for this teaching opportunity.

Special Notes

Applicants are to include details of their WWCC clearance number as part of this application.

About the NSW Department of Education

The Department of Education is the largest provider of public education in Australia with responsibility for delivering high-quality public education to two-thirds of the NSW student population. We welcome applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTQIA+ community, veterans, refugees and people with disability. If we can make some adjustments to our recruitment/interview process to better enable you to shine, please contact the Diversity and Inclusion Team ([email protected]) or visit NSW Department of Education Diversity and Inclusion

New merit selection application guidelines for classroom teachers, executives and principals have been introduced to provide greater clarity to applicants and selection panels. The guidelines are located here. To ensure that your application complies with the guideline page limits, your attachments must be in PDF format
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