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About Aspley Special School
Aspley Special School is a Year 7 to 12 school with two sub-schools - Junior and Senior.
Aspley Special School is one of only four Special Schools in the state of Queensland that provides programs exclusively for secondary aged students with disabilities and is unique in that it is the only Special School in the Brisbane City Council area with this focus. To ensure that all students, regardless of ability, are succeeding, our school provides individualised programs to meet the needs of all of our students.
The school is focused on learning for life to ensure that students are developing the skills required for post-school life.
Junior Secondary School - Years 7-9
With a firm focus on the Australian Curriculum and heavily influenced by personalised learning needs identified in their Individual Curriculum Plan (ICP), the Junior School provides essential knowledge and skills that our students need as they transition into Senior School.
Senior School - Years 10-12
In the Senior School, we prepare students for post-school life, based on their needs identified in their Senior Education Training (SET) plan, Planning Alternative Tomorrows with Hope (PATH) plan and aligned to the Queensland Certificate of Individual Achievement (QCIA).
These positions will be suited to energetic and future-focused individuals who have the ability to balance the competing agendas of this multifaceted role to positively influence student learning outcomes and school culture.
Your leadership skills need to have a student-focused approach and ability to build strong professional relationships with students, teachers, teacher aides, therapists, administration staff, parents, caregivers, external agencies and the community.
As the Head of Department (Curriculum) you will have responsibility for the following: