Education Assistant (EA)

St Mary's College Gunnedah (see more jobs from this school)

Gunnedah , NSW


Learning Support / Teacher's Aide

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time (0.72 FTE)

Applications Close: 24 June 2021



<p><b>Position Purpose </b></p><p>The primary role of the Education Assistant is to support the classroom teacher in achieving the best possible education outcomes for the students demonstrating strong support for the vision and ministry of the Catholic school. </p><p>A secondary role is to assist in other ways not directly in support of those students, but which assist the class teacher in facilitating the integration process overall, e.g. supervise regular class students while the teacher works with a small group in the classroom. </p><p><b>Commencement </b></p><p>The commencement date for this position will be negotiated with the successful applicant and conclude on the 17 December 2021.<br /><br /><b>Selection Criteria<br /><br />Essential Criteria</b></p><ul><li>A qualification appropriate to Learning Support, or presently completing relevant qualification, or willingness to undertake relevant training</li><li>Demonstrate a high standard of competency and proficiency in working with children.</li><li>Possess effective interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively as a team member of the school community.</li><li>Demonstrated ability to work unsupervised, and display appropriate initiative, and be motivated</li><li>A special interest in children, and a commitment to the philosophies of the school and children with special needs.</li><li>Readiness to be involved in Support Group Meetings.</li><li>Respect confidentiality in all matters concerning the student and school.</li></ul><p><b>Desirable Criteria </b></p><ul><li>Previous experience in an educational setting as a learning support person.</li></ul><p><b>Application </b></p><p>For questions regarding the professional nature of this position, please contact St Mary’s College on (02) 6742 2124. </p><p>Before submitting your application, please ensure the following: </p><ul><li>You have carefully read the position description and ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills, experience and qualifications.<br /><br /></li><li><b>Complete the relevant online application form</b> by <a href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FXR7JTH" rel="nofollow">clicking here</a> and attach a cover letter (optional) and CV that clearly outlines your qualifications and career history.</li></ul><p><i>Preferred applicants must have the right to work in Australia and will be subject to employment screening.</i></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>