Guide Dog Mobility Instructor Cadetship
EXCITING CAREER OPPORTUNITY!
- Are you looking for an extremely rewarding career where you can make a difference working with people in your community?
- Would you like to work as a specialist Guide Dog Mobility Instructor helping Queenslanders with low and no vision lead independent and fulfilling lives?
Then we have the opportunity for you! Our highly sought after cadetship to become a Guide Dog Mobility Instructor (GDMI) are currently available.
About the Role
Our cadetship program requires a mix mode of study which is carried out over approximately 4 years. Cadets complete practical on-the-job learning, incorporating skill development in working with people with blindness and working closely with our dog colony. A mix of theory, exams, skills checks and assignments round out the program. GDMIs need to be able to effectively work with people with disabilities to train and instruct them in guide dog mobility.
Candidates who successfully complete the cadetship can be employed all over the world as Guide Dog Mobility Instructors.
This interesting career opportunity would suit applicants who possess existing qualifications in allied health, education or human services related fields.
For more information and to view a position description, please click here.
How to Apply
To apply please complete the following task as part of your application:
Provide a covering letter no more than 2 pages in length addressing the following criteria
- Tell us about your understanding of mobility challenges as it relates to vision impairment
- How your skills, knowledge and experience will assist you in being successful in this cadetship role
- What value you will bring to GDQ
Please also include a copy of your CV.
Only applications which address all criteria will be considered in progressing to selection stage.
Please email applications to the HR Team at:
Applications close on 14 June 2019.
Please note that due to the high number of applicants for the position, only those who are successful in gaining an interview will be contacted after the closing date.