Part Time Ongoing, School Learning Support Officer Aboriginal Identified - Wadalba Community School

$31.93 - $37.10 hourly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Wadalba Community School, Orchid Way, Wadalba NSW, Australia
  • 03 Jun, 2021
Part time - Fixed Term Administrative and other Support Services

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: School Administrative and Support
Job Category: Schools | SASS
Job Location: Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley
Job Reference Number: 00008BJO
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: The salary range for this position is $31.93 - $37.10 per hour. The total salary package will include employer's contribution to superannuation and leave loading
Contact: (02) 4356 2888 - Jesscia Malu
Closing Date: 14/06/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal Network: Tuggerah Lakes
Staffing Area: Central Coast
School Name: Wadalba Community School
FTE: 0.400

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.

Conditions

This position is targeted to the employment of an Aboriginal person and is authorised by the Department's EEO Management Plan in accordance with Part 9A of the Anti Discrimination Act 1977.

When applying for an Aboriginal identified position, applicants must provide confirmation of Aboriginality and a certified statutory declaration upon interview as defined in the Confirmation of Aboriginality Guidelines.

Confirmation of Aboriginality Guidelines

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role, please apply online and attach your resume and covering letter, which clearly details how your skills, qualifications, knowledge and experience can contribute to the success of this role. It is a requirement that you include the name and contact details of two referees. The statement of duties can be accessed here

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 candidates submit their applications online via iworkfor.nsw.gov.au.

No paper based, email based or late applications will be accepted.

Subject

Not Applicable

School Type

Primary

Job Closing Date

14 Jun, 2021