Classroom Teacher (Classroom Teacher)

Schools (Government)

Sunbury, VIC

Posted 9/10/2019

Location Profile

Sunbury and Macedon Ranges Specialist School is a dual mode Specialist School that provides a quality educational program for students with intellectual disabilities across two campuses. The Primary campus is located in Sunbury and supports students from Prep to Grade 6 and the Secondary campus is located in Bullengarook and supports students from years 7-12. Around 35% of our students have a diagnosis of Autism as well as their intellectual disability.

Student enrolments have increased significantly over the past few years and we have an enrolment of over 240 students.

Students are supported by 38 teaching staff and 50 fulltime EFT of educational support staff.

Our school motto is “to empower our students towards independence through a command of language, mobility and social competency”. This is reflected in the programs that are offered in the school that include Art, Physical Education, Materials Technology, Swimming, Health and Human Relations and Riding for the Disabled. VET Programs that include woodwork, ICT and horticulture in the lower secondary years of school prepare students for the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning that is offered at Foundation level for students in their final years of schooling.

An allied Health team comprising Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Speech Pathologist and Performing Arts Therapist support students further to achieve goals established in their Individual Education Plans.

Selection Criteria

SC1 Demonstrated knowledge of the relevant curriculum, including the ability to incorporate the teaching of literacy and numeracy skills. Demonstrated experience in responding to student learning needs.

SC2 Demonstrated experience in planning for and implementing high impact teaching strategies, guided by how students learn, and evaluating the impact of learning and teaching programs on student learning growth.

SC3 Demonstrated experience in monitoring and assessing student learning. Demonstrated experience in using data to inform teaching practice and providing feedback on student learning growth and achievement to students and parents.

SC4 Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated experience in establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with students, parents, colleagues and the broader school community to support student learning, agency, wellbeing and engagement.

SC5 Demonstrated behaviours and attitudes consistent with Department values. Demonstrated experience in reflecting upon practice and engaging in professional learning to continually improve the quality of teaching.

SC6 Demonstrated commitment and experience related to teaching in the field of Special education.


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