Full Time Ongoing School Learning Support Officer, Student Health Support - William Rose School

$39.15 hourly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • William Rose School, Morris Street, Seven Hills NSW, Australia
  • 23 Nov, 2021
Full time - Permanent Student Services Administrative and other Support Services

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: School Administrative and Support
Job category:

Schools | SASS

Job location:

Sydney Region

Job reference number: 00008MOF
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 9838 4893 - Nicole Parker
Closing date: 03/12/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: Bungarribee
Staffing area: Blacktown
School name: William Rose School
FTE: 1.000

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

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


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 finalizing 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.

Special Notes

The merit selection process including shortlisting and interviews will be conducted in February 2022.

Additional School Information (Optional)

William Rose School located in Western Sydney is an inclusive Kindergarten to Year 12 School for Specific Purposes (SSP).

William Rose School supports students with complex learning needs and is committed to providing students with disability an educational environment where they "thrive academically, develop good physical, mental and emotional health, and gain the skills to live a fulfilling, independent life post-school" (Disability Strategy - A Living Document). Inclusion is embedded in all aspects of school life, and is supported by culture, policies and everyday practices.

84 students are enrolled and offered diverse learning opportunities, enabling them to build skills in problem solving, making decisions and self-advocacy. 64% of our student population are identified as English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EAL/D) learners. 6% of our student population are Aboriginal students.

The curriculum is tailored to individual students and reasonable adjustments within teaching strategies are supported in everyday practice.

Our staff is committed to providing high quality educational opportunities for every child while acknowledging the importance of parental choice and student voice.

The values of William Rose School reflect community aspirations and are embedded within a culture of high expectations and collaboration: Strive for Success, Empower Everyone, Strengthen Connections, Pathways for Life.

The school adopts a whole school, whole community, whole systems approach to drive ongoing improvements from a strong start to school, to transitioning to post-school life.

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.


Not Applicable

Job Closing Date

03 Dec, 2021