Teacher Aide - Kilcummin State School

$35,380 - $37,206 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Mackay QLD, Australia
  • 14 Sep, 2021
Part time - Permanent Student Services Administrative and other Support Services

Job Description

An exciting opportunity exists for a permanent, part-time Teacher Aide, to join the team at Kilcummin State School. This opportunity will allow the successful applicant to contribute to the provision of quality educational service, by assisting and supporting teachers with the preparation and enhancement of learning materials and associated activities.

Position status Permanent
Position type Part-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification TAOO2
Workplace Location Mackay region
Job ad reference QLD/CQR386553/21P
Closing date 04-Oct-2021
Yearly salary $35380 - $37206
Fortnightly salary $1331.2 - $1426.1
Job duration
Contact person Leanne Noble
Contact details (07) 4983 5178
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About our school:

Kilcummin State School is located in beautiful Central Queensland, roughly three hours west from Mackay. It services neighbouring cropping and cattle properties with 47 students in attendance from Kindy to Year Six. We are looking for an enthusiastic teacher aide to join our team commencing Term 4, 2021. The ideal applicant will be energetic and self-motivated and have a genuine interest in helping our students succeed.

Your opportunity:

As the Teacher Aide you will contribute to the provision of a quality educational service by assisting and supporting teachers with the preparation and enhancement of learning materials and associated activities.

The Teacher Aide reports to the Principal or nominated delegate as appropriate.  The reporting relationship to teachers may be changed by the Principal on a regular basis to fulfil specific needs within the school.  When supporting students with specific health procedures, a Teacher Aide will be under the direct or indirect supervision of a registered nurse or medical practitioner

Your role:

As the Teacher Aide you will have responsibility for the following (but not limited to):

  • Clerical assistance duties including typing teachers' notes and work programs, duplicating and photocopying teaching materials, checking bus lists, collation and duplication of exam papers, recording of examination results, compiling students results records, assisting in organising off site activities etc.
  • Assisting in the supervision of education activities, under the direction of a teacher.
  • Assisting in preparing, storing, making available and clearing away teaching equipment and materials.
  • Assisting teaching staff with playground and bus supervision.
  • Collecting money from students for various school activities as required.
  • Contributing to the welfare, health and safety of students including the delivery of first aid. Where the teacher aide is required to administer first aid, the teacher aide would be required to be formally trained in the administration of first aid, and keep such qualifications current. All costs associated with obtaining and maintaining qualifications would be met from school funds.
  • Assist students with special needs, this may in certain circumstances extend to moving disabled pupils, assisting with positioning, assisting with meals, toileting and dressing of pupils unable to care for themselves. Suitable training is essential.

When working in regulated employment an employee must have a current Working with Children Clearance (blue card) issued by Blue Card Services.

Contact Name: Leanne Noble, Principal (07) 4983 5178

Closing Date: Monday, 04 October 2021

To apply please attach the following:

  • A brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • A maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to the key capabilities under the ‘How you will be assessed' section in the attached role description.

Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department. Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted. Employees affected by workplace change will be considered on merit

Subject

Other Subjects

School Type

Secondary

Job Closing Date

04 Oct, 2021