The Woden School offers a unique supported high school and college program to eligible students who meet the ACT Disability Criteria. This includes students who have an intellectual disability which may be accompanied by a range of medical conditions, or additional sensory, physical or behavioural disabilities.

Students commencing in year 7 are enrolled in adapted and modified courses of study directly reflecting the National Australian Curriculum. Small class sizes ensure that students receive a high level of individual instruction. Like their mainstream peers students study core curriculum subjects, select electives according to individual preferences and participate in a range of exciting and age appropriate extra-curricular high school enrichment activities. Year 10 certificates are awarded at the end of their year 10 studies.

Depending on eligibility and personal choice, students then follow the natural transition pattern of other students enrolled in government schools in the ACT. For many year 10 students, this means a very supported transition to the local college – Canberra College. Others may elect to transition to other supported college settings in the ACT according to where they live.

The role

Assisting teaching staff with learning activities; supporting students individually and in groups.

How to apply

More information about requirements, dates, times, and locations for this opportunity can be found on InPlace. Students can also apply to any available opportunity directly through InPlace. For information and tools on how to use InPlace, please refer to 'Applying with InPlace' module in the Community Engagement Canvas Course.

Before applying for an opportunity please ensure:

  • You understand and will follow any COVID-safe practices as determined by ACU, the organisation offering this opportunity or the public health orders of your state.
  • You are willing to undertake further processing as required and acknowledge that your ACU email address and the information you provide in your application will be shared with the organisation that offers this opportunity. The organisation will keep your personal information confidential.
  • You have read the 'Safety and Wellbeing' module in the Community Engagement course.

Opportunities are available in line with the needs of our community partners. If this opportunity is not listed in InPlace it may not be open, it may be at capacity, or you may not be eligible.

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If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact ACU Engagement.

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