School Learning Support Officer, Full Time Ongoing - Narellan Public School

$32.58 - $37.85 hourly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Narellan NSW, Australia
  • 12 Oct, 2021
Full time - Permanent Student Services

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: School Administrative and Support
Job Category: Schools | SASS
Job Location: Sydney Region
Job Reference Number: 00008JHA
Number of Positions: 3
Total Remuneration Package: The salary range for this position is $32.58 - $37.85 per hour. The total salary package will include employer's contribution to superannuation and leave loading
Contact: 02 46461223 - Dale Sessions
Closing Date: 26/10/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal Network: Macarthur
Staffing Area: Campbelltown
School Name: Narellan Public 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 provides 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. This support includes student welfare, health and wellbeing activities as required. In addition School Learning Support Officers may provide specific support for students in the following streams or settings: pre-school, vision support, hearing support, and bilingual. Student Learning Support Officers working in these streams/settings have specific additional duties, in addition to the general duties for School Learning Support Officers that are required to be performed.

Essential Requirements

  • Working with Children Check Clearance
  • Completion of mandatory training required by the Department of Education and a willingness to undertake first aid training relevant to the School Learning Support Officer role.
  • Administration of Medications – training to be provided based on student needs.
  • Health support training to be provided based on student needs (subject to transition provisions).

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.

Additional School Information (Optional)
Narellan Public School has an enrolment of 352 students with 13 mainstream classes and 3 support classes. Students come from a diverse socio-economic community of which 45 students identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. Narellan Public School offers a vast array of extra-curricular activities and comprehensive learning support programs. The school provides proactive and supportive wellbeing programs to ensure every child is known, valued and cared for. The school culture is strongly focused on learning and inclusion whereby students, staff, parents and the community work together to build educational aspiration and ongoing performance improvement. 2021-2024 Strategic Directions include: Student Achievement and Attainment, High Impact Learning Environments and Partnerships in Learning. Further information can be found on the school’s website: http://www.narellan-p.schools.nsw.gov.au.

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 iworkfor.nsw.gov.au. No paper based, email based or late applications will be accepted.

Subject

Not Applicable

School Type

Primary

Job Closing Date

26 Oct, 2021