Learning Support Assistant

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

Job Description

Full-time Permanent

Closes: 02 December 2021

Classification: School Assistant 2/3
Salary: $50,184 - $61,194 plus superannuation
Position No: 50953
Directorate: Education
Advertised (Gazettal date): 05 November 2021
Contact Officer: Linda Neeson on linda.neeson@ed.act.edu.au or (02) 6142 1900

Details: Calwell Primary School is a preschool to Year 6 school located in Tuggeranong. We are looking for a dynamic person to fill the role of Learning Support Assistant working as part of a larger team. Under general direction assist teacher in school activities and in the implementation of educational programs for students with diverse needs. Under the direction of the class teacher, the Assistant may be required to:

  • Support individual and small group learning activities
  • Support individual students with physical management tasks e.g. lifting and toileting
  • Provide playground support
  • Supports students with self- regulation skills

The successful applicant will possess strong interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with all members of staff, children, families and the wider school community.

Eligibility/Other Requirements

  • Certificate 3 in Education Support (desirable)
  • 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. 

Notes: In accordance with the Public Health (ACT School or Early Childhood Education and Care Workers COVID-19 Vaccination) Emergency Direction 2021, all ACT Education Directorate employees working in the following education settings will be required to provide evidence of their ability to comply with the public health direction, including having received a current course of an approved COVID-19 vaccine or holding an approved exemption (where applicable):

  • schools that cater for children under 12 (preschool to year 6 schools)
  • specialist schools
  • flexible learning programs, and
  • early childhood education and care services (including out of school hours care)
  • P-10 schools where they share a campus with those younger years.

High schools and colleges that do not share a campus with primary school students are not covered by the mandate.

How to Apply: Please supply a statement addressing the Selection Criteria located in the Position Description along with a curriculum vitae.

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Job Closing Date

02 Dec, 2021