School Learning Support Officer (Student Health Support), Full Time Ongoing - Para Meadows School

$39.15 hourly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Wollongong NSW, Australia
  • 12 Oct, 2021
Full time - Permanent Student Services

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: School Administrative and Support
Job Category: Schools | SASS
Job Location: Illawarra & South Coast
Job Reference Number: 00008J7O
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: The hourly rate for this position is $39.15. The total salary package will include employer's contribution to superannuation and leave loading.
Contact: 02 42291922 - Heather Loosemore
Closing Date: 26/10/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal Network: Wollongong
Staffing Area: Wollongong
School Name: Para Meadows School
FTE: 1.000

Position Information
The NSW Department of Education provides, funds and regulates education services for NSW students from early childhood to secondary school, delivering world-class education through its public schools and providing funding support to non-government schools. We employ, develop and support teachers, leaders and other staff to deliver the best outcomes for students and to advance the wellbeing of Aboriginal people.

About the Role
School Learning Support Officers (Student Health Support) provide support for students with identified diverse learning needs including disability in classrooms and other learning environments under the direction and supervision of a teacher to support the achievement of educational outcomes. The main focus of the School Learning Support Officers (Student Health Support) is the performance of health support as required so that students can participate in and access educational programs.

Essential Requirements

  • Working with Children Check Clearance
  • Completion of mandatory training required by the Department of Education to undertake first aid, administration of medications and health care procedures training.

Selection Criteria

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Ability to work with students with emotional, physical or intellectual disabilities.
  • Awareness of the needs of students with emotional, physical or intellectual disabilities.
  • Effective communication skills.

Special Notes
Experience in working in an SSP environment with students in Kindergarten to year 12.

Demonstrated ability to support students with Augmentative and Alternative Communication(AAC)

How to Apply
To apply for this role, please submit an application by clicking “Apply Online” below. You will need to attach a covering letter (max. 3 pages) and your resume (max. 5 pages), in either Word or PDF format, that demonstrates how your skills, knowledge and experience can contribute to the success of this role in accordance with the Selection Criteria as outlined in the Statement of Duties. It is a requirement that you include the name and contact details of two referees.

If there are targeted questions, you must respond to these (maximum 300 words) and include in your covering letter.

Note: It is a requirement that all applicants submit their applications online on No paper based, email based or late applications will be accepted.


Not Applicable

School Type


Job Closing Date

26 Oct, 2021