Learning Support Assistants

$50,184 - $61,194 yearly
  • ACT Government - Department of Education
  • ACT, Australia
  • 08 Oct, 2021
Full time - Permanent Student Services Administrative and other Support Services

Job Description

Full-time Permanent

Closes: 20 October 2021
Classification: School Assistant 2/3
Salary: $50,184 - $61,194 plus superannuation
Position No: 55146, several
Directorate: Education
Contact Officer: Mitch Bartholomew on mitch.bartholomew@ed.act.edu.au

Details: Throsby School is the ACT’s newest Public School. It is located in the Gungahlin area of Canberra and will cater for students from Preschool to Year 6, opening in 2022.

Throsby School will offer a modern, dynamic learning environment and staff will work collaboratively to create a consistent approach to learning and teaching. Staff will work within a culture of continuous improvement that includes mentoring, coaching, and Professional Learning Communities, closely aligned with the ACT Education Directorate Future of Education strategy, utilising the new and modern infrastructure, building partnerships with the wider community.

Working collaboratively with the school community, staff will be central in establishing the structures, processes and a positive school culture. They will deliver a vision of academic rigour, a framework for genuine inclusion, and a culture of curiosity. High expectations and achievement for all students, regardless of their background, learning needs and circumstances, will be central to Throsby School.

We are seeking dynamic Learning Support Assistants to work with children from Preschool to Year 6. We require two Learning Support Assistants for our Preschool classes and three Learning Support Assistants to work across all P-6 classes. Classroom support may include working with an individual or small group of students.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to - https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804.

Desirable - Current First Aid Certificate or willing to undertake appropriate training.

Note: Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.

How to Apply: Please submit a written response to the Selection Criteria of no more than two pages, along with your current curriculum vitae. Referee reports will be sought for shortlisted applicants and are not required as part of your application.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

Applicants should note that a Joint Selection Committee (JSC) established in accordance with the collective/enterprise agreement provisions will assess all applications for this position.


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Job Closing Date

20 Oct, 2021