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Learning Support Assistant
Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time (0.70 FTE)
Applications Close: 9 February 2023
St Gerard's Catholic Primary School, Carlingford is currently seeking an energetic, passionate and innovative LSA on a temporary part-time basis.
<p><b>Learning Support Assistant - St Gerard’s Catholic School, Carlingford</b></p><p>St Gerard’s Catholic School, Carlingford is currently seeking a passionate and experienced Learning Support Assistant. This is a 1-month temporary, part time 0.7FTE opportunity to commence immediately in Term 1, 2023.<br /></p><p><b>Why join us at Catholic Schools Broken Bay?</b><br /></p><p>We value our teachers and school leaders so they can best support every student entrusted to our care to learn and flourish. This is why we have taken the initiative to get ahead of the market and offer the following unique benefits to our staff:<br /></p><p>Higher pay: We match the market and offer salaries above the minimum rates in our enterprise agreement, as well as salary packaging arrangements<br /></p><p>More time: From the start of the 2023 school year, we are providing collaborative planning time for primary and secondary teachers, in addition to their usual release from face-to-face</p><p>Staff School Fee Discounts: Our staff are eligible for a 25% discount on their children's school fees at our schools, pro-rated to their FTE</p><p>Employee Referral Program: We now offer our staff a generous $500 bonus (for full-time vacancies) if they successfully refer outstanding talent to us</p><p>Staff Wellbeing: We are committed to supporting the overall wellbeing of our staff to thrive, grow and serve our students. This is why we are delighted to have recently launched our comprehensive three-tiered staff wellbeing program.</p><p>Early implementation of EA benefits: We are committed to the early implementation of negotiated improvements in enterprise agreement conditions, before the agreement is formally approved. This includes improved parental leave for temporary staff and non-primary carers, and recognition of service for support staff.</p><p><b>Specific Criteria</b></p><ul><li>Learning Support Assistance experience preferred<br /></li><li>Demonstrated commitment to student well-being and child safety</li><li>Capability to work cooperatively within a team environment</li><li>Proven ability to build and maintain positive relationships</li><li>Effective organisational skills and the ability to be able to multi-task and work efficiently</li><li>Acts professionally and maintains confidentiality</li><li>Demonstrated ability to exercise independent initiative and judgement when required</li><li>Honest, reliable and a high standard of integrity</li><li>A current Working with Children Check</li><li>Proficient in the use of technology to enhance student learning</li><li>Work 1:1 or small groups with children with diverse learning needs or disabilities</li></ul><p><b>About us, our Vision and our Towards 2025 Strategy</b><br /></p><p>Our Vision is to provide 'authentic, professional Catholic education, delivered with care and compassion'. The Vision is underpinned by our exciting and robust Towards 2025 Strategy which places students at the centre of everything we do, and which brings schools and Parishes together to work as one. The Towards 2025 Strategy commits our system of schools to be at least as good as the very best, to maximise the learning growth of every student, and to inspire hearts and minds to know Christ and love learning. Covering an expansive geographical area which includes the Central Coast and Sydney's Northern Beaches and North Shore, Catholic Schools Broken Bay is a system serving 44 Catholic Schools with around 17,000 students from Kindergarten to Year 12.<br /></p><p><b>How do I apply?</b><br /></p><p>Applications should include:<br /></p><ul><li>A Cover Letter of no more than two pages addressing why you are interested in the role and addressing each of the specific criteria listed above; and<br /></li><li>A current Resume</li></ul><p><b>APPLY: <a href="https://cgprod.phris.org.au/psc/CGPRD/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=2859&PostingSeq=1" rel="nofollow">CLICK HERE</a></b></p><p>Agencies, please note that unsolicited resumes will not be accepted for this position.</p><p><b>New position on COVID-19 vaccinations</b><br /></p><p>Given the current management of risks associated with COVID-19 in the community, and the gradual wind-back of some settings, CSBB has decided to no longer require all staff to be fully vaccinated, effective 19 September 2022. Staff who are not vaccinated will be required to wear masks when working with children at greater risk of serious illness owing to a medical condition and/or physical disability.<br /></p><p><i>Catholic Schools Broken Bay promotes a culture of safety and care for children and young people. The Diocesan Office for Safeguarding Charter provides overarching principles that ensure children and young people are at the centre of the work we do and that every child and young person is encouraged to have a voice and participate in their community to their fullest potential. All employees must be aware of the Diocesan Office for Safeguarding Charter and be committed to organisational child safe standards and practice. Successful applicants for child-related roles must meet the requirements of the Working with Children Check.</i><br /></p>