Full Time Ongoing School Learning Support Officer - Yagoona Public School

$32.58 - $37.85 hourly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Yagoona NSW 2199, Australia
  • 22 Nov, 2021

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: School Administrative and Support Job category:

Schools | SASS

Job location:

Sydney Region

Job reference number: 00008NAU 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: 0297903562 - Meaghan Wilson Closing date: 06/12/2021 - 04:00 PM Principal network: Chullora Staffing area: Bankstown School name: Yagoona Public School FTE: 1.000

 

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. 

Conditions

From 8 November 2021 all Department of Education employees undertaking relevant work, including any work conducted on a NSW school site, will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The successful candidate for this position will be required to confirm full vaccination status prior to the Department of Education finalising the appointment of the candidate and entry on duty. Further information on the Department’s COVID-19 response is available at https://education.nsw.gov.au/covid-19.

Additional School Information (Optional)

Yagoona Public School has an enrolment of 570 students, including 96% students from a non-English speaking background. The school places emphasis on student success in all areas of learning. Current focus areas are literacy, numeracy and future focused learning. There are two community languages taught within the school, Arabic and Vietnamese. The staff have a diverse range of skills, experiences and backgrounds. The school has a support unit consisting of 9 classes [multi-categorical and autism]. Yagoona Public School implements Positive Behaviour for Learning. Yagoona Public School provides an inclusive learning environment