Department of Education
Independent Public School - Southwest Education Region
Bunbury Senior High School
Education Assistant - Special Needs
Pool Ref IPS/SS676557
Level 2/3, $28.59 - $33.09 per hour (EA (Gov) GA 2021)
At 10:30AM on 23 March 2021 the contact details on this advertisement were updated.
Advertised Vacancy Number IPS/SS676557
Bunbury Senior High School (SHS) is seeking to establish a pool of Education Assistant - Special Needs for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2021 school year and up to the end of Term 1, 2022. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2021 school year, up to the end of Term 1, 2022.
Suitable applicants will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to collaborate well with teachers to create and maintain a supportive, inclusive education program to meet the specific needs of the students. You will need to be organised and able to use your initiative to assist the teacher with the general care and well-being of students and maintenance of the learning environment.
As an Education Assistant – Special Needs, suitable applicants would, under general supervision and guidance, perform tasks that require limited discretion and judgement in achieving clearly defined outcomes determined by the teacher. Suitable applicants will be able to apply techniques, skills and knowledge of relevant principles and practices acquired through previous experience, on the job learning or relevant qualification.
Bunbury SHS was established in 1918 and is built on an impressive site on one of the city of Bunbury's highest points, Boulter's Heights. It is the fourth oldest government school in the state; thus is entrenched in history and has very loyal and strong support from a large and diverse group of former students, parents and staff. The school draws from a wide area ranging from the more central parts of Bunbury and spreading to Burekup, Boyanup, Dardanup and Donnybrook.
To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements (selection criteria):
Applications will be assessed against these work related requirements (selection criteria) of the position. The business needs of the school may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.
The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.
Further information about Bunbury Senior High School can be found by visiting www.bunburyshs.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.
For further job related information
You are encouraged to contact Inga McQueen, Learning Support Coordinator, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Bunbury, by telephoning (08) 9797 8900, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
During the school holiday period, please contact Kelly Anderson, Deputy Principal, on 0413 241 535.
All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.
Your application should include:
It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.
You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.
After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.
If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.
Employees will be required to:
Employees will be required to:
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Friday, 16 April 2021
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.
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WORK TYPE: Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time, Fixed Term - Full Time, Fixed Term - Part Time
CLOSING DATE: 2021-04-16 4:30 PM
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