Educator

Website Kurrajong Therapy Plus

Kurrajong Therapy Plus has a wonderful opportunity for an experienced Educator to join our team in Wagga Wagga working  4-5 days per week on a 12-month fixed term contract with potential for this to be extended further. The successful applicant will join our multidisciplinary team to provide valuable education to children with disabilities.

As a valued member of our education team you will support the family, early childhood services, schools and the community to provide appropriate learning experiences and opportunities for each child to have a strong sense of identity, be connected to and contribute to their world, have a strong sense of wellbeing, be confident and involved learners, and be effective communicators.

The Educator will deliver under three programs – the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), the Children and Parenting Support Services (DSS Program) and the Sector Capacity Building Program (NSW Department of Education).

What We Offer
Above award salary and salary packaging options
Excellent facilities and resources
The opportunity to work within an experienced and supportive multidisciplinary team
An enriching workplace with the chance to make a real difference in children’s lives

About Kurrajong
We are a leading disability service provider in the Riverina Murray region, and have been established for more than 60 years. Our vision is to create open, accessible and inclusive communities for all. As a registered NDIS provider we are experiencing significant growth in demand for supports and services offered to children, adolescents and adults with a disability.

Essential Criteria
A relevant university qualification in Early Childhood/Primary Education
Current Class C Drivers Licence
Working with Children Check Clearance
National Police History Check for Aged/Children/Disabled/Vulnerable (conducted by Kurrajong)
Experience, Skills & Knowledge
Previous experience working with children with developmental disabilities and their families
Understanding of Family Centred Practice
Experience in working in a team and with other disciplines
Committed to inclusive practices
Ability to liaise with other service providers
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Interested?

Contact Debbie Young – Kurrajong Therapy Plus Manager on 02 69238400 or email at dyoung@kurrajong.com.au to discuss.

To Apply
Please apply online via our website www.kurrajong.com.au/careers and provide a current resume and covering letter addressing the selection criteria in the position description.