Teacher's Aide - Aspect Western Sydney School - Expressions of Interest

Aspect Western Sydney School (see more jobs from this school)

Wetherill Park, NSW 

Learning Support / Teacher's Aide

Contract Type: Casual/Relief Position

Applications Close: 13 February 2023

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<div class="container"> <ul> <li> <div><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Help our students be the best they can be</strong></span></div> </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:</strong>&nbsp;Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) has grown to become Australia's&nbsp;largest national educational program for children on the autism spectrum, with 9 independent schools operating from 67 locations in&nbsp;NSW and South Australia catering to approximately 1,200 students.&nbsp;Aspect&nbsp;is looking for passionate, enthusiastic and flexible teachers to work as members of person-centered multi-disciplinary teams.&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>About the School:&nbsp;</strong></span><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Aspect Western Sydney&nbsp;School provides placement for approximately&nbsp;160 students on the autism spectrum&nbsp;from Kindergarten to year 12. Our main site is located at Wetherill Park with 14 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;"><a href="https://www.autismspectrum.org.au/how-can-we-help/going-to-school/aspect-schools/western-sydney-school">To find out more about our school, click here.</a></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.&nbsp;<a href="https://applynow.net.au/jobs/ASPECT1/assets/12921258">Click here to view the Position Profile.</a></span></p> <p><strong>Key Respons<span style="font-size: 10pt;">ibilities:</span></strong></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 times</span></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 students on the autism spectrum or with other intellectual disability (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;">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 license (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 clearance</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>What we offer:</strong>&nbsp;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;The hourly rate of&nbsp;$32.62 per hour is an adjusted rate, to cover school term and non-term time.&nbsp;<a href="https://applynow.net.au/jobs/ASPECT1/assets/17625679">Click here for a&nbsp;summary&nbsp;of some of the benefits you can access when working at Aspect.</a></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Interesting and varied work in a wide client group</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Generous leave entitlements</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Training and personal development opportunities</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Career pathways</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Discounted Fitness Passport membership options</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Employee Assistance program</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Employee Referral Incentive&nbsp;</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>To apply:&nbsp;</strong>Please include your resume and complete the candidate questionnaire; cover letter is optional.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">COVID-19 Vaccination is a condition of employment for all staff in Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) and staff are required to have had two doses of the COVID-19 vaccination.&nbsp; As part of the recruitment/interview process Aspect will collect information related to your vaccination status to ensure you meet this condition of employment.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Enquiries should be directed to:&nbsp;</strong>Shane Morris, Principal Aspect Western Sydney School on 0490 245 607.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>For more information about Aspect go to:&nbsp;</strong><a href="http://www.autismspectrum.org.au/">www.autismspectrum.org.au</a><strong>.</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Aspect is committed to providing an autism friendly workplace and supporting an inclusive and diverse workforce, free from &nbsp;abuse, neglect and exploitation of the people we support. It is through this commitment that we encourage and welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply.</strong></span></p> <div id="apply-now-button">Apply Now</div> </div>
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