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The following employment opportunity is available:

Teacher Assistant - Learning Support - Shalom College, Bundaberg

Location Shalom College Bundaberg
Status Term-Time
Closing Date 5 October 2020
Reference NT2043

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With a vibrant working environment, Shalom College, Bundaberg (Year 7 – Year 12) provides excellent benefits for staff including professional and career development opportunities that build personal and organisational capability. We celebrate diversity in our workforce, and value the knowledge and skills that a diverse range of employees bring to the workplace. Our staff are recognised as being central to achieving our mission and we have an emphasis on caring and supporting teachers and staff in both their vocation of working in a school and other aspects of their lives.

 

About the role

Typical Duties include but are not limited to;

  •  Practise confidentiality in relation to all aspects of the role
  • Assist student learning, either individually or in groups, where some discretion and judgement are involved in evaluating and assessing (under the supervision of an academic staff member(s)) the learning needs of students
  • Within routines, methods and procedures carry out liaison between the school, the student and the student’s family where some discretion and judgement are involved
  • Under direct and/or routine supervision, perform tasks of limited complexity, associated with classroom learning experiences, such as assisting teachers in preparing, implementing and supervising learning programs
  • Support students in relation to their physical needs where some discretion and judgement are involved
  • Under the limited supervision of an academic staff member and/or the Learning Support Coordinator assist developmentally appropriate student learning either individually or in groups where some discretion and judgment are involved in evaluating and assessing the learning needs of students
  • Follow classroom protocols and expectations as stated in the School handbook
  • Work with academic staff in the implementation of Support Programs
  • Take direction from academic staff
  • Support student participation in extra-curricular activities
  • Attend and participate in Learning Support Team Meetings
  • Maintain and update records
  • Provide verbal reports to the Learning Support Teacher
  • Perform a range of clerical duties, as directed
  • Undertake relevant Professional Development
  • Exercise confidentiality with Staff/Student information and show tact and discretion in all interactions related to the role

This position will commence from 18 January 2021.

About you

The successful applicant will have relevant experience and an understanding of, and a commitment to, the ethos of Catholic Education.  In addition, you will have excellent time management skills, well developed interpersonal skills and a high proficiency of computer skills. Secondary school experience would be an advantage.

 

Mandatory Requirements

  •  A current valid Blue Card under the Working with Children (Risk Management and Screening) Act 2000 (WWC Act) and valid Suitability Notice is a requirement of the position.

 

How to Apply

  1. Please review the Position Description before preparing your application
  2. Complete the application form
  3. Submit your application and supporting documentation to:

Mr Dan McMahon

Principal

PO Box 3097

Bundaberg Q 4760

Email: shalom@shalomcollege.com

 

Applications close 3pm, 5 October 2020.

 

Catholic Education is committed to best practice in student protection policies and procedures and is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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About Shalom College Bundaberg

Location 9 Fitzgerald Street Bundaberg QLD 4670

Postal Address PO Box 3097 Bundaberg QLD 4670

Approx. Enrolment 1390

Founded 1984 by the Christian Brothers and Sisters of Mercy

Parish Catholic Parish of Bundaberg

Employment Documents

Catholic Education is committed to best practice in student protection policies and procedures and is an equal opportunity employer.