John Septimus Roe Anglican Community School is a dual campus, co-educational, Kindergarten to Year 12 school with an enrolment of approximately 1,750 students. The School is committed to providing a comprehensive education for the general community in a caring and supportive Christian environment.

Interested applicants, who are supportive of the School’s Christian ethos and its multicultural environment are invited to apply for the positions as they appear below.

All applications must include the completed JSRACS Employment Application Form (downloaded from the link below), a cover letter, curriculum vitae and the names of three referees.

Applications are to be marked “Confidential” and can be emailed to [email protected] or posted to:

The Principal
John Septimus Roe Anglican Community School
PO Box 41

Current Opportunities

Education Support Teacher Years 7-12 (Full Time) Applications close 25 November, 12.00pm

We are seeking a suitably qualified teacher who is passionate and committed to contributing to the personal growth and education of our diverse students in an inclusive environment.

The successful candidate must have
• Relevant teaching qualifications
• Appropriate teaching experience in Inclusive Education (learning difficulties, special needs, disabilities and/or gifted education)
• Sound understanding of inclusive education practices and disabilities
• Current knowledge and understanding of curriculum
• Experience in curriculum differentiation and modifying learning tasks to meet specific educational needs
• Experience in assisting students in literacy and/or life skills
• Relevant understanding of the teaching, learning, assessment and reporting cycle


Education Support Services is integral to the provision of quality educational experiences at JSRACS. The primary role of ESS is to provide additional educational support to students identified as being at educational risk. Students at risk may fall under the following categories:

  1. Have a diagnosed disability, specific learning difficulty, medical condition or special educational need that may impact upon a student’s education or access to the curriculum.
  2. Have a learning difficulty that may require some remediation
  3. Require academic enrichment or extension

In response to the diverse needs of our students, we have developed a range of support systems to assist students in their everyday learning. These structures include curriculum adjustment, targeted intervention, remedial support, tailored action plans for students with disabilities, academic enrichment and extension and plans for transitioning. The school utilises a combination of in-class and withdrawal support.

Education support teachers maintain strong links with teachers across all learning areas, pastoral care team members, administration, the school psychologist, the school Chaplain, the Careers and Vocational Education and Training Coordinator, student families and external agencies.

It is an expectation of the education support role to manage time effectively and to demonstrate high levels of initiative and independence. This area within the school requires proficiency in multi-tasking and flexibility in order to respond to the diverse needs of our students.

In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrate
• Excellent communication skills; both written and oral
• High levels of initiative and independence
• Good decision making skills
• Strong organisational and time management skills
• Ability to work as part of a diverse team
• Flexibility
• Ability to recognise individual student need and to cater for diversity
• An ability to foster a positive and collaborative approach and attitude to learning and to build confidence, self-esteem and independence in students
• An ability to use a range of effective strategies to support student learning
• An ability to generate student interest, enthusiasm and motivation
• A range of skills and assessment processes to identify areas of need and to monitor student performance
• Sound organisational, technological and problem-solving skills
• An ability to adapt to different contexts and situations that occur within schools
• Understanding of the importance of effective learning environments and quality pedagogy
• Enthusiasm, patience and a genuine empathy and sensitivity to students’ needs
• Advocacy skills for our students
• Compassion, passion and drive

This is a full time position commencing Term 1 2020.

Any further details regarding the position can be obtained from Mr Jordan Smith 08 9247 2242 or via email to [email protected]

Applications must include the completed JSRACS Employment Application Form, a cover letter, curriculum vitae and the names of three referees.

Applications are to be marked “Confidential” and can be emailed to [email protected]