Regional Disability Coordinator

The primary responsibility of the Disability Coordinator role is to lead the implementation of programs designed to improve the educational outcomes for students with disabilities and additional learning needs, including strategies that ensure inclusive practices and effective educational programs to support students with disabilities in schools from Foundation until year 12 in a multidisciplinary team.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Education and Training
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Geelong - Barwon area
Reference: VG/DET/RSG/20003350
Closing Date: 06-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735
Job Duration: until 19/7/2024 (approximately 18 months)
Attachments: BRIXXX_ATT3_PD Disabilities Coordinator.doc (Word, 311KB)
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Contact: Christine Goonan
christine.goonan@education.vic.gov.au

Position Details

Regional Disability Coordinator:

The role contributes to and supports the inclusive education agenda and the Disabilities Coordinator will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team across the Barwon Area, working within the Health, Wellbeing and Specialist Services branch and working closely with other Area staff, Divisional staff and central staff.

The role requires an excellent understanding of disability, inclusion and the legislated rights of children and students with disabilities. The position works with schools and families in a way that promotes competency, strengthens families and schools and encourages collaborative planning for student learning needs.

For more details regarding this position please see attached position description.

The Department values diversity and inclusion in all forms - gender, religion, ethnicity, LGBTIQ+, disability and neurodiversity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about our work, working for the Department, diversity and inclusion, and our employment conditions visit the Department website , HRWeb and our Diversity and Inclusion page

The Department of Education and Training (the Department) is committed to, so far as is reasonably practicable, providing and maintaining a working environment for its employees that is safe and without risks to health and that other persons are not exposed to health and safety risks arising from the Department's activities. The Department COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (Policy) requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19).

The Department's Policy outlines the requirements for all employees, prospective employees who (or may need to) work outside of their ordinary place of residence and attend a workplace of the Department or workplace of another Employer on behalf of the Department and its portfolio agencies. Subject to exceptions, only employees, and prospective employees with up-to-date vaccination status (see definitions section of the policy) against COVID-19 and who provide evidence of their Vaccination Status are permitted to work for the department outside their ordinary place of residence.

For this role, you are required to submit proof of full vaccination as part of the recruitment process and prior to commencement employment. Please refer to the above link for more information. This role requires onsite attendance at one or more Department work locations.

Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites: www.education.vic.gov.au and http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx.

Applications close 6 February 2023


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