Occupational Therapist (Ed Support Level 1-Range 4)

Job posted: 14/05/2024
Applications close: 03/06/2024 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / From 15/07/2024 - 26/06/2026

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Education and Training

Reference: 1415590

Reference: 1415590

Occupation: Education and Training

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Selection Criteria

Key Selection Criteria

  1. Ability to develop and deliver a comprehensive student-centred Occupational Therapy service to individuals with autism in an educational setting
  2. Experience and knowledge in providing and supporting interventions that address sensory processing, social learning, self-regulation, motor planning, functional skills, and play for students with ASD
  3. Demonstrated ability to participate effectively in a team environment to develop collaborative working relationships with school staff, families and community services
  4. Ability to evaluate programs, interventions, your professional performance, and provide evidence of outcomes



Tasks & responsibilities

  • Support functional, vocational, and social emotional learning within the school environment.
  • Support our students to develop skills in writing and self-care.
  • Collaborate and consult on meeting sensory and sensorimotor needs of our students.
  • Support participation and independence for our students.
  • Use standardised, observational, and formal assessment to support student learning.
  • Coordinate programs and sessions with other allied health disciplines and teachers.
  • Provide teacher and teacher assistant professional learning within the scope of Occupational Therapy.

Who May Apply

Qualifications & experience

  • Individuals with an approved qualification in Occupational Therapy
  • Registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • New graduates are encouraged to apply.

EEO AND OHS Commitment

The Department of Education and Training is committed to the principles of equal opportunity, and diversity and inclusion for all. We value 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 roles within the Department.  The Department recognises that the provision of family friendly, supportive, safe and harassment free workplaces is essential to high performance and promotes flexible work, diversity and safety across all schools and Department workplaces.

Child Safe Standards

Victorian government schools are child safe environments. Our schools actively promote the safety and wellbeing of all students, and all school staff are committed to protecting students from abuse or harm in the school environment, in accordance with their legal obligations including child safe standards. All schools have a Child Safety Code of Conduct consistent with the Department’s exemplar available at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/about/programs/health/protect/Pages/childsafestandards.aspx

DE Values

The Department’s employees commit to upholding DET’s Values: Responsiveness, Integrity, Impartiality, Accountability, Respect, Leadership and Human Rights. DET’s Values complement each school’s own values and underpin the behaviours the community expects of Victorian public sector employees, including those who work in Victorian Government Schools. Information on the DET values is available at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/workm/Pages/Public-Sector-Values.aspx

For positions in special settings, a person is not eligible for employment unless they meet the vaccination requirements on commencement in the position.

Location Profile

Jennings Street School is a prep to year 12 autism specific school with 120 students ranging in ages from 5-18. There is a strong focus on student well-being and building effective home school partnerships. Professional Learning Teams and an integrated service model including Speech Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, and Psychologists form the basis for quality teaching, building staff instructional capacity, high standards of professional engagement, a strong sense of collegiality, and a culture of excellence. Jennings Street School currently has 16 classrooms across three learning centres and a team of Allied Health that work within each centre.

Occupational Therapist (Ed Support Level 1-Range 4)

Job type:

Full time / From 15/07/2024 - 26/06/2026

Job classification:

Ed Support Level 1-Range 4


Rosemary Hayes | 03 9360 9322

Occupational Therapist (Ed Support Level 1-Range 4)