Full Time Ongoing School Learning Support Officer, Strathfield South High School

$37.85 - $32.58 hourly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Enfield NSW 2136, Australia
  • 04 May, 2022

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: School Administrative and Support
Job category:

Schools | SASS

Job location:

Sydney Region

Job reference number: 00008TIH
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: 96424422 - Danielle Coonan
Closing date: 18/05/2022 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: Strathfield
Staffing area: Granville
School name: Strathfield South High 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

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Ability to work with students with emotional, physical or intellectual disabilities.
  • Awareness of the needs of students with emotional, physical or intellectual disabilities.
  • 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 meet mandatory double vaccination requirements against COVID-19.

The successful candidate for this position will be required to meet mandatory double vaccination requirements prior to the Department of Education finalizing 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

Special Notes

About the NSW Department of Education

The Department of Education is the largest provider of public education in Australia with responsibility for delivering high-quality public education to two-thirds of the NSW student population.

We welcome applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTQIA+ community, veterans, refugees and people with disability.

If we can make some adjustments to our recruitment/interview process to better enable you to shine, please contact the Diversity and Inclusion Team (dandi@det.nsw.edu.au) or visit NSW Department of Education Diversity and Inclusion

Additional School Information (Optional)

At Strathfield South High School we pursue excellence and equity through a commitment to every student meeting and exceeding their potential. In setting high expectations of and for students and staff, and employing innovative and differentiated curriculum structures, we aspire for our students to embrace their learning journey at school and beyond. Our hope is for every student to flourish.

We aim to be recognised for our focus on continued improvement in collaboration with our aspirational community.

We are an inclusive and proud comprehensive public high school with a Support Unit which has; four Hearing Classes and eight Autism Classes.

Our school community reflects modern Australia with students coming from all corners of the world. Educating today's learners, who are tomorrow's leaders, is a responsibility that we take seriously and which underpins our high expectations culture and school values of Respect and Responsibility.

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.