Head of Learning Support (Day School)

Commencing 2018

Riverside Christian College is a Prep to Year 12 Independent Christian school on the beautiful Fraser Coast 

Our vision is to be Christ centred and student focused, inspiring world class citizenship 

To do this we strive to be leaders of excellence in: 

  • Teaching and Learning, 
  • Faith Development, 
  • Community Engagement, 
  • Organisational rigour in a safe and secure environment 

Position Summary 

  • Plan, prepare and deliver quality and effective programs to support students with special needs that are consistent with Government regulations, the College pedagogy, relevant syllabi, curriculum policy and work programs
  • Manage a team of Learning Support staff
  • Communicate effectively with students, families and colleagues
  • Meet the diverse needs and learning styles of students 


  • Maintaining processes to receive funding for students with a special needs
  • Collaborating with parents/carers and teachers to produce Support Plans and ESP’s
  • Completing verification documentation and reviews for students with a disability
  • Completing National Data Collection processes for students with a disability. 
  • Supporting students with a wide range of difficulties and disabilities in the classroom where required
  • Assisting teachers with providing in-class adjustment to students, appropriate to their needs
  • Liaising with specialist personnel to provide services to individual students
  • Timetabling Learning Support Assistants to appropriate classes to support students with special needs
  • Supporting Learning Support Aides and other Learning support staff in carrying out their tasks successfully. 
  • Consulting with the Principal to establish an ongoing Learning Support plan for the College
  • Managing finances and preparing budgets
  • Complying with school procedures, policies and practices, including WHS 

Applications close 5:00pm, Monday 22nd November 2017

Only applications received through College email will be accepted

Your application must include;

  • Covering letter addressed to Anne O'Brien, Principal, Riverside Christian College
  • Statement addressing the Selection Criteria 
  • Curriculum Vitae

Please address your application to:

The Principal

PO Box 2069

Maryborough QLD 4650

Email: college@riverside.qld.edu.au