Teacher Aide - West Moreton Education and Training Centre

$41,148 - $44,072 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Brisbane QLD, Australia
  • 30 Apr, 2021

Job Description

An exciting opportunity exists for a Teacher Aide to join the West Moreton Education and Training Centre. We are looking for an experienced Teacher Aide who can work in our Manual Arts department. The Teacher Aide will provide assistance and support to the Manual Arts teachers by setting up equipment/tools/materials prior to classes constructing project examples completing maintenance of stock and equipment general cleaning tasks and assisting students with their work during classes. This role will be incredibly varied and includes but is not limited to general classroom support, in the areas of literacy and numeracy preparation of resources (including technology) and administrative duties such as photocopying and filing. Prior experience in the building, construction, or metalwork industry will be highly regarded.

Position status Fixed Term Temporary

Position type Part-time

Occupational group Education & Training

Classification TAOO2

Workplace Location Brisbane - West

Job ad reference QLD/MER371486/21T

Closing date 16-May-2021

Yearly salary $41148 - $44072

Fortnightly salary $1577.22 - $1689.31

Job duration Immediate start until 10 December 2021 unless otherwise determined

Contact person Nathan Rye

Contact details (07) 3271 0771

About West Moreton Education and Training Centre

The West Moreton Education and Training Centre is a co-educational school that delivers educational programs for up to 32 remanded and sentenced young people at West Moreton Youth Detention Centre located in Wacol. The centre operates on a 1:4 teacher-student ratio. The school works collaboratively with interdepartmental agencies in restorative practices and to address literacy/numeracy gaps. We offer courses aimed at preparing students for the transition to the community, employment and further training. Our staff is passionate about helping improve the knowledge, skills, and abilities of our students, many of whom have had disrupted or negative experiences of schooling.

Your Role
As the Teacher Aide you will have responsibility for the following:

  • Assisting teachers and students with sporting activities and with school excursions.
  • Assisting with the management and stocktaking of equipment and resources.
  • Communicating effectively and displaying a high level of interpersonal skills to function as an effective team member.
  • Maintaining anecdotal records on students for use in reviewing student's development.
  • Displaying respect and empathy for students with high-level needs.
  • Displaying confidentiality, tact, reliability, and sensitivity to students and their families.
  • The compiling and supervising of class rolls.
  • Clerical assistance duties including typing teachers' notes and work programs, duplicating and photocopying teaching materials, checking bus lists, collation, and duplication of exam papers, recording of examination results, compiling students' results records, assisting in organising off-site activities, etc.
  • Other duties, consistent with the Role Description, as determined by your supervisor.

When working in regulated employment an employee must have a current Working with Children Clearance (blue card) issued by Blue Card Services.

To apply please attach the following:

  • A brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • A cover letter outlining your suitability for the role.

Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.