Learning Support Assistant

$50,184 - $61,194 yearly
  • ACT Government - Department of Education
  • ACT, Australia
  • 26 Nov, 2021
Full time Education, Training, and Sports

Job Description

Full-time Temporary with a Possibility of Permanency

Closes: 02 December 2021

Classification: School Assistant 2/3
Salary: $50,184 - $61,194 plus superannuation
Position No: 49581, several
Directorate: Education
Advertised (Gazettal date): 25 November 2021
Contact Officer: Emma Bartlett on Emma.Bartlett@ed.act.edu.au or (02) 6142 3491

Details: Evelyn Scott School is a preschool to Year 10 school located in Denman Prospect. We are looking for a dynamic person to fill the role of Learning Support Assistant working as part of a larger team. The successful candidate will have a passion for working with young children in a dynamic learning environment. The role includes working alongside teachers to implement an effective program which is based on children’s individual interests and needs. As a part of a team the Learning Support Assistant will assist with program material preparation, behaviour management, supervision of children on the playground and on excursions and any specialised medical requirements. Evelyn Scott School staff participate fully in the whole school activities, timetables and events. The successful applicant will possess strong interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with all members of staff, children, families and the wider school community.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

  • First Aid Certificate or a willingness to undertake appropriate training.
  • Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to - https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804.

Notes: This is a temporary position available from 28 January 2022 until 24 June 2022 with the possibility of permanency. A Merit Pool will be established from this selection process and will be used to fill vacancies over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.

In accordance with the Public Health (ACT School or Early Childhood Education and Care Workers COVID-19 Vaccination) Emergency Direction 2021, all ACT Education Directorate employees working in the following education settings will be required to provide evidence of their ability to comply with the public health direction, including having received a current course of an approved COVID-19 vaccine or holding an approved exemption (where applicable):

  • schools that cater for children under 12 (preschool to year 6 schools)
  • specialist schools
  • flexible learning programs, and
  • early childhood education and care services (including out of school hours care)
  • P-10 schools where they share a campus with those younger years.

High schools and colleges that do not share a campus with primary school students are not covered by the mandate.

How to Apply: Please submit a written response to the Selection Criteria of no more than two pages, along with your current curriculum vitae. Referee reports will be sought for shortlisted applicants and are not required as part of the application.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

Applicants should note that a Joint Selection Committee (JSC) established in accordance with the collective/enterprise agreement provisions will assess all applications for this position.

Job Closing Date

02 Dec, 2021