School Learning Support Officer, Part Time Ongoing - Mount Druitt Public School

$31.93 - $37.10 hourly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Sydney NSW, Australia
  • 10 Jun, 2021
Part time - Permanent Student Services Teaching Aides & Special Needs Administrative and other Support Services

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: School Administrative and Support
Job Category: Schools | SASS
Job Location: Sydney Region
Job Reference Number: 00008BSI
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 9625 9036 - Jessica Pedano
Closing Date: 24/06/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal Network: Eastern Creek
Staffing Area: Mount Druitt
School Name: Mount Druitt Public School
FTE: 0.500

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 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. 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.

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

  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.

Additional School Information 

Mount Druitt Public School is located in Western Sydney and is part of the Blacktown Local Government Area. It has a student enrolment of 551. Students come from a wide range of socio-economic backgrounds with 3% of students identifying as Aboriginal and 70% from English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EALD). In 2021 there will be three support classes consisting of one Early Intervention Unit and two Multi Categorical classes with a focus on inclusion and challenging students to support their learning. Two Preschool classes cater for 40 full time children. Each child is valued and respected as a unique, capable and competent learner and encouraged to participate in play through all aspects of our preschool program.

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

Special Needs

School Type

Primary

Job Closing Date

24 Jun, 2021