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Teacher's Aide - Aspect Western Sydney School, Western Sydney, NSW

Aspect Western Sydney School

Wetherill Park, NSW


Special Needs

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time

Applications Close: 15 January 2019


Are you passionate about people?

<div class="container"> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Australia's&nbsp;largest national provider of autism-specific educational services</strong></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Part time -&nbsp;</strong></span><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong><span style="font-size: small;">27.5 hours per week/5.5 hours per day Monday to Friday</span></strong></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong><span style="font-size: small;"><span style="font-size: small;">Maximum term contract to&nbsp;December 2019 - work school term weeks only&nbsp;</span></span></strong></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>$30.20 per hour&nbsp;+ superannuation &nbsp;</strong></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Excellent tax effective salary PBI packaging benefits</strong></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Located at&nbsp;Aspect Western Sydney School at Wetherill Park, NSW or at one of the&nbsp;satellite classes&nbsp;in the region</strong></span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Aspect's School Network:&nbsp;</strong>Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) has grown to become Australia's largest national provider of autism-specific educational services.&nbsp;Aspect caters for over 1100 students in a network of&nbsp;9 schools across metro and regional NSW and South Australia, with more than 100 classes&nbsp;in hosted on the grounds of a less specialised school.</span> &nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>About the School:</strong>&nbsp;Aspect Western Sydney School provides placement for over 120 children on the autism spectrum&nbsp;from Kindergarten to year 12 from&nbsp;Wetherill Park, as well as from 11 satellite classes&nbsp;within the Catholic and Department of Education schools across&nbsp;the Western and South Western regions of Sydney.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>About the role: </strong>A challenging, rewarding and varied role making a difference in the lives of children on the autism spectrum and their families. Develop your knowledge of&nbsp;autism and specialist education approaches.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Key Responsibilities: </strong></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Be familiar with students’ Individual Plan (IP) outcomes/priorities</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Assist with classroom programs, positive behaviour support and community access programs</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Assist with the integration of students into less restrictive settings</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Be responsible for the welfare and safety of pupils in the classroom, playground, school activities or excursions and elsewhere in the course of professional duties and have ongoing 'duty of care' at all time</span>s</li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Skills, experience and qualifications:</strong></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Experience working with children on the autism spectrum (desirable)</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Experience implementing IP’s</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Knowledge of transitioning students into mainstream settings</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Certificate III in Education Support or other relevant tertiary qualification desirable</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Experience&nbsp;with people on the&nbsp;autism spectrum desirable</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Effective communication skills</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">First Aid Certificate desirable</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Depending on the school's location/requirements it may be essential to have a current driver's licence (per relevant state legislation)</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">A Light Rigid (LR) driver's licence (desirable)</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Capacity to travel across all sites in the area</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">NSW Working with Children Check required</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">You may be required to provide an International Police Check clearance</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>What we offer:</strong> As a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI), Aspect employees receive tax-effective salary packaging opportunities including $15,899 each year tax free. This means you can increase the value of your take-home pay.&nbsp;<span style="font-size: small;">The hourly rate of&nbsp;$30.20 per hour is an adjusted rate, to cover school term and non-term time. </span><span style="font-size: small;">Click here for a </span><a href="https://applynow.net.au/jobs/ASPECT525/assets/6736617" target="_blank"><span style="font-size: small;">summary</span></a><span style="font-size: small;"> of some of the benefits you can access when working at Aspect.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><a href="https://applynow.net.au/jobs/ASPECT1/assets/9963004">Click here to view the Position Profile.</a></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>To apply: </strong>Please include your resume and complete the candidate questionnaire as part of Aspect's online recruitment process. <span style="font-size: small;">Cover letter is optional. </span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Please submit your application as soon as possible.</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Enquiries should be directed to:</strong> Lee Casuscelli, Executive Prinicpal, Western Sydney School and Macarthur School, on 0425 287 426.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>More information about Aspect: </strong><a href="http://www.autismspectrum.org.au/">www.autismspectrum.org.au</a><strong>.</strong></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong><em>Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is committed to providing an environment free from abuse, neglect and exploitation of the people we support.</em>&nbsp;</strong></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><em><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Aspect is a Public Benevolent Institution and EEO employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.</strong></span></em></p> </div>
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