Learning Support Assistant

  • Victoria State Government - Education and Training
  • Bairnsdale VIC 3875, Australia
  • 16 Jul, 2021

Job Description

  • Part-time position (24hrs per week)
  • Fixed-term to Dec 2021
  • Based at Bairnsdale Campus
  • Job Reference No. 2174

About us:

Be part of a dynamic, flexible and family-friendly organisation helping to build a skilled and thriving Gippsland. Students have the opportunity to transform their future at any one of our campuses across Gippsland by selecting from one of our numerous certificate or diploma courses, short courses or online courses.

TAFE Gippsland is located in the idyllic regional setting of Gippsland in eastern Victoria, with campuses from Warragul to Lakes Entrance. We are a Child Safe organisation.

About the Role:

Gippsland’s local TAFE is seeking enthusiastic and passionate Learning Support Assistants to join our busy and engaged Student Services team. As a Learning Support Assistant you will work closely with Teachers and other support teams to provide support to individuals and small groups. You will help Teachers to identify the most effective resources to support the learning needs of students, with a particular focus on understanding the support needs of students with a disability.

To be successful in this role you will have a genuine passion and interest in supporting the wellbeing, behaviour and personal development of students to enhance learning opportunities. You will demonstrate a calm and caring approach with the ability to motivate students. This is your opportunity to be part of a committed and dedicated team helping students to achieve tangible and meaningful results.

Education and Experience:

  • Certificate III in Education Support
  • Year 12 Certificate in English, Maths and ICT
  • Experience working with students with learning disabilities
  • Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds
  • Experience supporting students on a one-on-one basis
  • Experience working with indigenous students would be desirable
  • Experience working in a learning support role in a tertiary setting

A six-month probationary period applies to this position. Successful applicants must hold a current Driver’s Licence and will be required to satisfy a National Police Record Check (less than 12 months old) and hold a Victorian Working with Children Check.

How to Apply:

Applications must be submitted online and include a current resume and address the Key Selection Criteria. Applications that do not address the KSC will not be considered. No late or hard copy applications will be accepted.

For specific enquiries relating to this position please contact Sharon Miller, Learning Support Coordinator on 0438 605 582.

For assistance with the online application process, please contact Human Resources on (03) 5152 0727.

Applications close at 2 pm on Thursday 29 July 2021.