|Organisation / Entity:||School Administrative and Support|
Schools | SASS
Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley
|Job reference number:||00008LPE|
|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:||49530145 - Darlene Jones|
|Closing date:||29/11/2021 - 04:00 PM|
|Principal network:||Lake Macquarie West|
|Staffing area:||Lake Macquarie|
|School name:||Five Islands School|
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.
From 8 November 2021 all Department of Education employees undertaking relevant work, including any work conducted on a NSW school site, will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
The successful candidate for this position will be required to confirm full vaccination status prior to the Department of Education finalising the appointment of the candidate and entry on duty.
Further information on the Department’s COVID-19 response is available at https://education.nsw.gov.au/covid-19.
Additional School Information (Optional)
Five Islands School is a special school located in Lake Macquarie West. The school is located within a diverse educational precinct including Lake Macquarie High School and Booragul Public School.
The school offers educational programs for 45 students with moderate to severe intellectual disabilities, physical and associated disabilities who are aged between four and eighteen years.
We have 7 classes each supported by a specialist teacher and a school learning support officer. Many students are transported through Assisted School Transport, and students come from a variety of cultural and socio-economic groups within the wider community.
Enrolments are determined by a regional placement process where applicants have been clinically assessed for their disability status and suitability to the school.
The school has a strong community reputation for quality programs and provision of outstanding education services.
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.
The New South Wales Department of Education, a department of the Government of New South Wales, is responsible for the delivery and co-ordination of early childhood, primary school, secondary school, vocational education, adult, migrant and higher education in the state of New South Wales, Australia.