Learning Support Assistant

$50,184 - $61,194 yearly
  • ACT Government - Department of Education
  • Gungahlin ACT, Australia
  • 19 Nov, 2021
Part time - Fixed Term Administrative and other Support Services

Job Description

Part-time Temporary with a Possibility of Permanency

Closes: 29 November 2021

Classification: School Assistant 2/3
Salary: $50,184 - $61,194 plus superannuation
Position No: 19116, several
Directorate: Education
Advertised (Gazettal date): 17 November 2021
Contact Officer: Kirralee Larkin on kirralee.larkin@ed.act.edu.au or (02) 6142 2200

Details: Harrison School is a P-10 school situated in Gungahlin. Harrison School is a dynamic, inclusive learning environment where staff work collaboratively to create a consistent approach to learning and teaching. We are seeking dynamic Learning Support Assistants to work with children from Preschool - Year 6. The successful applicants will work in a team environment with both teaching and support staff. They must be proactive, work well under pressure and demonstrate the ability to contribute in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment. The successful applicants will also participate in the planning, development, and implementation of educational programs. Classroom support may include working with an individual or small group of students. If this sounds like you then we look forward to reading your application.

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.

Note: There are several and full-time and part-time temporary positions available from 26 January 2022 until 25 January 2023 with the possibility of permanency. Part-time hours may vary, please discuss with the Contact Officer, and the full-time salary noted above will be paid pro-rata. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. A Merit Pool will be established from this selection process and will be used to fill vacancies over the next 12 months.

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 submit a two page response to the Selection Criteria, a curriculum vitae and two written referee reports using the following template 


Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.


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Job Closing Date

29 Nov, 2021