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Treatment Foster Care Oregon (TFCO)


Reference: 4775801

The JOB!

Treatment Foster Care Oregon (TFCO) is an internationally-proven program that intervenes with children in residential care whose behaviour makes it difficult to sustain placements. This program has demonstrated success in transforming children's behaviour, making it possible for children to settle into a stable family environment.

As the education subject matter expert in this team your role is delivered in schools to help support educational outcomes. Our students may have significant gaps in education and find it difficult to learn in a group setting, while presenting with behavioural and emotional problems that impact on their education.


  • Provide educational support working closely with the child
  • Implement education plans for children
  • Contribute and review behaviour change management plans
  • Improve educational participation and outcomes
  • Assist other school teachers and staff to respond to behavioural, social and learning needs

Required Qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Tertiary Qualification in Education or Teaching
  • Experience working with young people and adolescents with challenging behaviour
  • Proven classroom teaching experience
  • Experience supporting those at risk of poor learning outcomes and children in out of home care
  • An understanding of cultural contexts and the unique needs of Aboriginal children and young people.
  • Understanding of the broad range of issues that impact on the education system

About OzChild:

At OzChild we are on a journey to discover and apply new approaches and best practices to achieve better outcomes for vulnerable Australians through the programs and services we deliver. As the organisation aims to strengthen our impact through evidence-based programs the OzChild leadership team has committed to developing, training and evolving our people as enablers to achieving our strategic objective to grow and disrupt the sector.

OzChild offers:

  • Permanent Part Time contract (0.8 FTE) working 9-5 with flexibility to work additional hours
  • Must be available during school term plus additional work during school breaks
  • Salary packaging up to $15,900
  • Team based role, weekly clinical meetings
  • The opportunity to promote an internationally proven Evidence Based program
  • A unique culture promoting diversity, cultural competence and shared values
  • A collaborative and cohesive working culture

How to apply:

For more information, a confidential discussion about the role or simply to ask a question, contact our Human Resources team by email hr@ozchild.org.au

As part of the assessment and selection process, applicants will be required to successfully complete Police Checks and confirm details of an existing Working with Children Check or successfully apply for a Working with Children Check.

OzChild is committed to the employment of Aboriginal people and providing a work environment in which Aboriginal peoples' cultures, beliefs and values are acknowledged and respected, and in which the individual career goals and personal aims of Aboriginal staff are identified, promoted and achieved.

OzChild is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals of diverse backgrounds to apply. This includes, but is not limited to, those from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and LGBTIQ communities

Applications Close: 04 Aug 2019