Special Education Teachers

Job Title: Special Education Teachers
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$85000 - AU$129000 per annum + Special Education Allowance
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: TRD-2024-962_1720076772
Contact Name: Anna Jackson
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jul 04, 2024

Job Description

Tradewind are working closely with a number of Catholic Schools in Sydney who are looking for specialist teachers to work within their high support needs units. There are full and part-time positions available and candidates with primary or secondary qualifications are invited to apply.

The positions are located in:

  • Dundas
  • Llandilo
  • Marsden Park

The Specialist Teacher is accountable for:

  • Creating inclusive practice in school culture in relation to the effective implementation of personalised learning and adjustments for students with additional needs and disability
  • Understanding and implementing the Personalised Planning process
  • Providing specialised teaching support services to schools aimed at building teacher capacity using a gradual release model
  • Providing expert advice to leadership teams, teachers and the wider system on matters related to specific disabilities and/or additional needs in accordance with CSPD guidelines
  • Working collaboratively to ensure inclusion, access and participation and to maximise learning outcomes for students with additional needs.


  • Previous experience working with vulnerable students is advantageous but not essential, training can be provided
  • Working holiday visa holders are encouraged to submit an application
  • Eligibility according to the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA)
  • Tertiary Qualification (minimum 4-year degree, or 75% complete)
  • Valid Working with Children Check (for employment purposes)
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references

Why work with Tradewind?

The Benefits:

  • Work with an organisation that is relentless in securing quality opportunities in a personalised way
  • Relevant and real information about roles
  • No joining fees/other fees
  • Resume and Key Selection Criteria assistance
  • Interview tips and preparation provided
  • Professional development by two Principal mentors on a consistent basis

Tradewind Australia is a specialist, education recruitment agency and is the preferred supplier of teachers for many schools across the greater Melbourne / Sydney region. We have a strong reputation for providing high-calibre teachers with fantastic contract opportunities and helping them to pursue rewarding careers. Our aim is to cultivate an excellent ongoing relationship with you throughout your growing career.

How to apply:

To apply, follow the link provided or apply on our website

For any queries regarding the position or application process, contact Anna Jackson on the Education Permanent Team on (02) 8357 1627


We welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of the organisations we partner with, and the people they support. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds and people with disability and lived experience to apply.