Department of Education
Independent Public School - North Metropolitan Education Region
West Beechboro Primary School
Education Assistant - Special Needs
Level 2/3, $28.59 - $33.09 per hour (EA (Gov) GA 2021)
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS672491
This is an eight (8) month fixed term, part-time (0.9FTE) position commencing Term 2, 2021
West Beechboro Primary School (PS) is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Education Assistant – Special Needs to join their school.
As an Education Assistant - Special Needs you will, under teacher direction, assist in the implementation of specialised education programs. The successful applicant will assist the teacher in the delivery of specific Individual Education Programs, including the operation of computers and digital technologies. This position will require the successful applicant to work with children who have strong behavioural issues therefore demonstrated experience in working with students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, mental health and behavioural issues would be highly desirable.
West Beechboro PS is an Independent Public School catering for students from Kindergarten to Year 6. Our school is culturally diverse and educates students from many backgrounds. We offer a variety of integrated learning programs. While literacy and numeracy are priority areas, science, technology, arts and humanities are interwoven to ensure students receive a holistic, well-balanced, education. Our staff continually review our teaching framework to ensure consistent learning and communication is delivered to the school community.
School governance is through a school board. Our balanced mix of professional staff, community members and representatives of the parent group, work in established guidelines to give us valuable support, ensuring we operate effectively. Seesaw, as an interactive social platform, ensures open, clear communication between our school and our parents.
This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.
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 (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 West Beechboro Primary School can be found by visiting www.westbeechborops.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here
For further job related information:
Please contact Gayle Higgins, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9377 6091 or emailing Gayle.Higgins@education.wa.edu.au
During the school holiday period, please contact Gayle Higgins on 0409 085 098
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:
Education Assistants working with Kindergarten students may be required to have, or be actively
working towards, a Certificate lll in Education Support (or approved equivalent) in order to meet the educator-to-student ratio outlined in the National Quality Standard for Early Childhood Education and Care.
Approved equivalent qualifications are published by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority.
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, 23 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: Fixed Term - Part Time
CLOSING DATE: 2021-04-23 4:30 PM
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