Full Time Ongoing, School Learning Support Officer - Cambridge Park High School

$32.58 - $37.85 hourly
  • Victoria State Government - Education and Training
  • Cambridge Park NSW 2747, Australia
  • 02 Aug, 2022

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: School Administrative and Support
Job category:

Schools | SASS

Job location:

Sydney Region

Job reference number: 00008UTT
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: 4731 6722 - Catherine Henderson
Closing date: 16/08/2022 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: Cambridge Park
Staffing area: Penrith
School name: Cambridge Park 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.

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)

Cambridge Park High School is a proudly comprehensive school with an enrolment of 690 students, including 90 students who identify as Aboriginal and 133 students from a non-English speaking background.

We have 6 classes for students with autism. The school has a strong commitment to differentiated teaching and learning to meet the needs of our students.

Our highly skilled and dedicated teachers focus on quality teaching with an emphasis on strategies to promote excellence, engagement, and equity in learning. School leaders and staff work with academic partners to implement quality and creative learning across the school.

The school is a partner hub school for Western Sydney University in developing quality induction and practicum programs for Pre-Service and early career teachers. Implementing evidence based pedagogy in our practice is a priority area for all teachers.

We have active links with a range of tertiary education providers, businesses, and the local community.

Our students thrive in an atmosphere which provides co-curricular learning experiences for students with an interest and passion in sport, creative and performing arts, leadership, and community service. We value the positive contribution that parents play in our success. For more information about our school, go to: cambridge-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

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.