Job Description

Our School

Be part of a small Special Assistance School providing expert, coordinated support to secondary or primary school aged young people.  Many of our students have experienced trauma or are faced with challenges that make it difficult for them to thrive in a mainstream school. You will play a vital and rewarding role in ensuring these students receive a genuine opportunity at a quality education.
Our school is proud to be different, we focus on the whole child, creating a sense of belonging and building positive relationships with them.

Our small class sizes will allow you to get to know each individual student, build a relationship with them and help them develop a positive sense of self.

With a dedicated Youth Worker in every classroom, the support you receive will allow you to focus on creating lessons to engage and support the individual needs of your students.

By providing practical education as well as supporting the wellbeing of students, our team at Carinity Education create a safe and supportive environment where students can grow, change and achieve their dreams.

Carinity Education operate four special assistance schools across Queensland. You will have access to the knowledge and support of a team of passionate staff who are empathetic, friendly, warm and supportive – a team that create a welcoming, safe, personalised environment for each young person in their care.

The bonuses of joining the Carinity team

  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program for our staff and their immediate family.
  • Access to extensive not-for-profit salary packaging options (pay less tax).
  • Be part of a team who are passionate about delivering care excellence.
  • Join a value driven organisation, with a culture of caring for others and delivering quality education.
  • Ongoing training and development.

What do I need for the role?

  • Current QLD Teacher Registration
  • High levels of flexibility and willingness to teach across subject areas.
  • Primary or Secondary trained
  • Experience in providing support and education for marginalised young people, trauma impacted learners and those suffering as a result of Adverse Childhood Experiences.
  • Experience and/or knowledges in trauma informed practices in an educational setting or willingness to learn.
  • Ability to teach in areas:  English, Literacy and/or Visual Art, or Media Arts, or Humanities and Social Sciences, or HPE or Technologies, or Science.

How do I apply?

Carinity is after motivated and enthusiastic candidates who are committed to working with Carinity to make a real difference. If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you!

If this is the position for you, to apply or view more information, including the position description, visit https://www.carinity.org.au/join-our-team/. Applications should include a brief cover letter and Resume that addresses the Essential Competencies and Experiences.

Carinity actively encourages and invites applications from people with disabilities and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for all our positions.

Who is Carinity?

Carinity is a not-for-profit, values-driven organisation, which has been making a real difference in people’s lives since 1949 through comprehensive and integrated community services including residential aged care, retirement living, home care, schools for disengaged youth, disability support, counselling, and youth accommodation.  We are passionate about working with young people and families, especially in the areas of child protection, domestic and family violence, and child and adolescent mental health.

Carinity Education Gladstone is a Special Assistance School providing expert, coordinated support and educational opportunity to secondary school aged young people disenfranchised from mainstream schooling.