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Reference No : 9291 External Position Closing Date: Friday 17 July, 2020
Location SINGLETON St Catherine's Catholic College
Vacancy TypeTemporary Part Time
Hours/FTE10 Hours
Description St Catherine's Catholic College, Singleton is currently seeking a temporary part-time Learning Support Assistant.

St Catherine's Catholic College, Singleton invites applications from suitably qualified, experienced and highly motivated people for the position of temporary part time Learning Support Assistant to join the school community for the Term 3 & 4, 2020. This role is 10 hours/week working 3 hours a day across 5 days per week.

The Learning Support Assistant works in collaboration with the Learning Support Teachers to support students with additional needs, supporting the development of inclusive learning environments and providing assistance to teachers to meet the specific learning needs of students with additional needs.
Position Requirements • A relevant understanding of the philosophy of Catholic Education;

• Certificate III in Special Education (minimum)

• Cooperative nature, kind manner and capable of supporting children in their learning

• Competent level of literacy and numeracy and the confidence to assist students with their literacy and numeracy

• Capable of working under the supervision of the Learning Support Coordinator and Classroom Teachers

• High level of communication and interpersonal skills when relating to students and other teachers

• Ability to contribute as a member of a team and assist in the planning, preparation and implementation of personalised plans and programs to enhance student support
Essential Criteria • Paid Working With Children Check (WWCC);

• Experience working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

• Experience working with students who exhibit challenging behaviours and ability to follow plans and procedures put in place for these students

• Understanding of non-violent crisis intervention strategies for school students

• Highly developed computer skills and an ability to use technology for education support
Finishing Date18/12/2020
Conditions of EmploymentSalary is in accordance with New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2017.
Applications Close Friday 17 July, 2020
InstructionsForward your Curriculum Vitae together with a covering letter addressing selection criteria via email (preferred) as one pdf to the contact person.
Contact Name Telephone
  Niamh Marzol ( 6578 9600
Applications to:

By email (preferred):

Niamh Marzol

By post:

St Catherine's Catholic College
30-40 Combo Lane

Specific School Requirements/ Additional Info Benefits including:
• a corporate fitness program;
• employee assistance program (EAP);
• paid parental leave;
• training and staff development programs;
• access to long service leave after just five years;
• opportunity for leasing motor vehicles. To apply: Please provide your resume and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria directly to Niamh Marzol: Applications close: Thursday 9th July, 2020. 3pm *Please note, not adequately addressing the selection criteria may result in your application not being shortlisted*