The following specialist personnel support Kin Kora students.
Specialist Resource Teachers
Teacher Librarian, Support Teachers - Literacy and Numeracy, Physical Education Teacher, Classroom Music Teacher and Visiting Instrumental Music Teachers.
A Guidance Officer from the Education Department visits the School on a regular basis to help teachers in assessing children and planning programs for children who may be experiencing learning or emotional difficulties. Referrals are made to other agencies where appropriate.
A team of Behavioural Specialists also work at our school on a regular basis. Their role involves helping teachers and parents to work with students who are experiencing difficulties with behaviour or social and emotional aspects of their lives.
A Speech Language Pathologist visits Kin Kora State School weekly. Her role is to assess students, design speech/ language programs and assist students with oral communication.
Kin Kora State School believes in providing quality
education to all students and caters for those with special needs through
inclusive and supportive strategies. Kin Kora Special Education Program provides
individualised learning opportunities for every student with a disability under
the Education Adjustment Program (EAP). This incorporates ‘The Rainbow Room’
alternative education program, modified and adjusted curriculum goals, case
management, teacher aide and specialist support.
Our goal is to ensure that learning is challenging,
achievable and meaningful for all students with disabilities and specific
learning needs. Special Education staff work together with classroom teachers
to foster positive outcomes and we aim to assist students in becoming happy,
successful and productive members of the community.
The Special Education team consists of the Head of Special
Education Services, along with 3 special education teaching staff and numerous
teacher aides. We endeavour to provide support and work collectively with
students, families and classroom teachers.
A range of small group programs are operated from the
Rainbow Room including:
- Life Skills
- Social Skills
- Fine and Gross Motor Skills
- Speech/ Language
Parents wanting to get in touch with:
Kin Kora Dental Van
Phone: 0407 634 375
Gladstone West Dental Clinic
Phone: (07) 4972 9364
Gladstone South Dental Clinic
Phone: (07) 4972 9362
Please contact the Dental Clinics directly if you wish to make an appointment.