Full Time Ongoing School Learning Support Officer - Kirrawee Public School

$32.58 - $37.85 hourly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Kirrawee NSW 2232, Australia
  • 06 Sep, 2021

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: School Administrative and Support
Job Category: Schools | SASS
Job Location: Sydney Region
Job Reference Number: 00008GGY
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: The salary range for this position is $32.58 - $37.85 per hour. The total salary package will include employer's contribution to superannuation and leave loading
Contact: 02 9521 4514 - Louise Jegers
Closing Date: 20/09/2021 - 04:00 PM
Principal Network: Sutherland
Staffing Area: Sutherland
School Name: Kirrawee Public School
FTE: 1.000

Position Information

The NSW Department of Education provides, funds and regulates education services for NSW students from early childhood to secondary school, delivering world-class education through its public schools and providing funding support to non-government schools. We employ, develop and support teachers, leaders and other staff to deliver the best outcomes for students and to advance the wellbeing of Aboriginal people.

About the Role

School Learning Support Officers provides support for students with identified diverse learning needs including disability in classrooms and other learning environments under the direction and supervision of a teacher to support the achievement of educational outcomes. This support includes student welfare, health and wellbeing activities as required. In addition School Learning Support Officers may provide specific support for students in the following streams or settings: pre-school, vision support, hearing support, and bilingual. Student Learning Support Officers working in these streams/settings have specific additional duties, in addition to the general duties for School Learning Support Officers that are required to be performed.

Essential Requirements

  • Working with Children Check Clearance
  • Completion of mandatory training required by the Department of Education and a willingness to undertake first aid training relevant to the School
  • Learning Support Officer role.
  • Administration of Medications – training to be provided based on student needs.
  • Health support training to be provided based on student needs (subject to transition provisions).

Selection Criteria

  1. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  2. Ability to work with students with emotional, physical or intellectual disabilities.
  3. Awareness of the needs of students with emotional, physical or intellectual disabilities.
  4. Effective communication skills.

Special Notes

  • This is a School Learning support Officer position within our Support Unit.
  • The Support Unit has 3 classs 1. Intelectually Moderate/Autism 2. Intelectually Moderate 3. Intelectually Mild

Additional School Information 

At Kirrawee Public School, we believe in providing an educational climate which nurtures the growth of self-esteem, a respect for others and the desire for educational growth. Everything we do is for the benefit of children

Kirrawee Public School is set on over 3 hectares of well-maintained grounds which provide a pleasant learning environment for our students. We provide a positive educational environment where each child can become a competent, confident and happy person. Student welfare is the clear focus of all programs at Kirrawee. We endeavour to empower students to take their place in a changing and complex society by emphasising Literacy & Numeracy - the basic skills of all learning, in conjunction with the latest technology and traditional values.

It is clearly understood by all at Kirrawee Public School that our students are our purpose.

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit an application by clicking “Apply Online” below. You will need to attach a covering letter (max. 3 pages) and your resume (max. 5 pages), in either Word or PDF format, that demonstrates how your skills, knowledge and experience can contribute to the success of this role in accordance with the Selection Criteria as outlined in the Statement of Duties. It is a requirement that you include the name and contact details of two referees.

If there are targeted questions, you must respond to these (maximum 300 words) and include in your covering letter.

Note: It is a requirement that all applicants submit their applications online on iworkfor.nsw.gov.au. No paper based, email based or late applications will be accepted.