Employment Opportunity: Regional Education Consultants – Western District / Barwon / Gippsland

Employment Opportunity: Regional Education Consultants – Western District / Barwon / Gippsland thumbnail.
school kids playing on a playground

Due to the expansion of our education service, Down Syndrome Victoria is seeking passionate and highly skilled part time/casual Education Consultants who are committed to enhancing the learning outcomes for children with Down syndrome in the Western District, Barwon, and Gippsland regions.

These positions would appeal to educators who are looking for:

  • Exciting part-time regional opportunity
  • Flexible working hours

Down Syndrome Victoria (DSV) is the state-wide organisation representing individuals with Down syndrome and their families. A not-for-profit organisation, DSV was established in 1978 to provide support, encouragement, information and resources to people with Down syndrome, their families and the broader community.

We work alongside people with Down syndrome and their families so they may reach their full potential and live the lives they choose.

About the role

This Education Consultant position is part of the Down Syndrome Victoria Education Team and reports to the Education Manager. This role will assist educators in mainstream settings to support children with Down syndrome reach their full potential.

Primary objectives of the education consultancy role are to:

  • Provide strategies, information and resources to educators to improve learning outcomes for children with Down syndrome in mainstream schools.
  • Promote an inclusive school environment for students with disabilities and additional needs.

About you

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced educator who will be responsible for the delivery of the Education Support Service in regional areas. The successful applicant will have a strong commitment to work collaboratively with mainstream schools to support students with Down syndrome. The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders will be critical in this role.

How to apply

Letters of applications addressing the selection criteria, resume and the names of three professional referees should be sent to The Education Manager at education@dsav.asn.au using the subject line Education Consultant.

Applications close at 5:00 PM AEST, Tuesday 8 September 2020

See the position description for more information along with the selection criteria: