Disability Services Instructor


Disability services instructors assess training needs, conduct training programmes and organise employment or recreation and leisure activities for people with intellectual, physical, sensory, social or emotional disabilities.

Duties & Tasks

Disability services instructors may perform the following tasks:

  • determine the needs of people with disability, including those needs which may be met through training or work experience
  • plan, develop and implement education and training programmes and check on how well they have worked
  • talk to parents, residential care workers, community groups, employers and other interested people.

Working Conditions

Disability services instructors may be required to work outside normal business hours. This depends on the nature of the training involved and could include a wide variety of tasks, such as organising a paper round or recreation and leisure activities.

Personal Requirements

  • understanding and acceptance of people with disability
  • good communication, organisational and leadership skills
  • enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • patient and flexible.

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