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The following employment opportunity is available:

Teacher Assistant - St Peter's Catholic Primary School, Rockhampton

Location St Peter’s Catholic Primary School Allenstown
Status Term-Time
Closing Date 26 November 2020
Reference NT2065

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St Peter’s believe in nurturing each child to their full social, cultural and academic potential. They do this by providing a truly holistic curriculum where personal learning goals for students are set each term to ensure that differentiated teaching practices are taking place. Partnered with a positive school atmosphere inspired by the teachings of Jesus, they offer a happy and safe environment where our core purpose of ‘Inspiring Learning Together’ can be achieved.

About the role

This is position is a term-time contract for 20hpw, commencing in 27 January 2021 until 3 December 2021. Under direct supervision of the Principal or nominee, the teacher assistant will provide support services to classroom teachers with student learning either individually or in groups.

Typical duties include:-
  • Practice confidentiality in relation to all aspects of the role
  • Assist student learning, either individually or in groups, under the direct supervision of an academic staff member where limited discretion and judgement are involved
  • Perform within well-established routines tasks associated with the mass production of printed material including collating, stapling, binding, folding, cutting etc
  • Under the direct supervision of a higher-level officer or a member of the academic staff and within well-established routines
    • Prepare and clean away materials for use/display in classrooms
    • Produce printed material including collating, stapling, binding, folding, cutting etc
    • Perform tasks of limited complexity associated with classroom learning e.g. preparing, implementing and supervising learning programs
    • Support students in relation to their physical needs
    • Other ad hoc duties as may be required

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.

What we offer
  • Competitive salary range 
  • Superannuation up to 12.75% contribution (in a co-contribution arrangement)
  • Modern facilities and resources
  • Access to long service leave after 7 years of continuous service (portability of Long Service Leave may also be applicable)
  • Corporate health insurance
  • Excellent leave entitlements to suit various situations
  • Induction, professional development and learning opportunities

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 package below
  3. Provide a 1 – 2 page cover letter outlining your demonstrated capabilities. (Please refer to the Position Description to support your response)
  4. Submit your application and supporting documentation to:

Anthony Greene


St Peter’s Catholic Primary School, Rockhampton

Email: spr@rok.catholic.edu.au

Further information
  • For a confidential conversation please contact Anthony Greene (Principal, St Peter’s Catholic Primary School, Rockhampton) on 07 4994 8225
  • Applications during the shortlisting phase will be kept confidential.


Applications close 3pm Thursday, 25 November 2020.


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


About St Peter’s Catholic Primary School Allenstown

Location 170 Upper Dawson Road Allenstown QLD 4700

Postal Address PO Box 8208 Allenstown QLD 4700

Approx. Enrolment 340

Founded 1934 by the Presentation Sisters

Parish St Peter's Parish part of the parish of Rockhampton South

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