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Learning Support Officer (Teacher's Assistant)

  • Balwyn, VIC, Australia, 3103
  • Casual
  • Casual position within specialist education
  • Bachelor of Education undergraduates welcome to apply
  • Balwyn Location 

St Paul’s College is a Catholic Special Education school that sits within Villa Maria Catholic Homes (VMCH). St Paul’s College community promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children. St Paul’s College is committed to provide a child safe learning environment.

St Paul’s College is committed to child safety. As such, the successful applicant will be expected to satisfy child protection screening, and adhere to the School's Child Safe Policies and Staff Code of Conduct according to Ministerial Order No. 870

Villa Maria Catholic Homes is committed to working in partnership with people of all ages and abilities to help them achieve their individual goals and dreams and to remain connected to their communities and enjoy their independence.

At VMCH we deliver the highest quality services and care to individuals of all faiths and backgrounds. We are a not-for-profit organisation providing residential aged care, affordable housing options, retirement living, senior support, disability care and education services to people across Victoria and southern New South Wales.

About the role: 

We are seeking casual Learning Support Officers to replace our staff on leave to provide support for an exemplary learning environment for students, supporting their learning and wellbeing needs to reach their full potential within St Paul's College.

Specifically, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Work collaboratively with teachers, assistants, or allied health staff to implement individual and group programs to support learning and wellbeing Students outcomes
  • Support all programs including Hydrotherapy program and school activities including school wide Positive Behaviour Supports and Interventions, excursions, and school community events
  • Work effectively with parents, always displaying professional behaviour with an understanding of the issues affecting parents of a child with a disability
  • Actively participate in all college activities including lunch, recess, staff room duty and special events
  • Attend to the varying personal and physical needs of students including toileting and meal assistance

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Certificate 3 in Disability Services or Education Support or equivalent relevant qualifications or experience
  • Current Level Two First Aid qualifications.
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • National Police Check
  • Bachelor of Education Undergraduate welcome to apply

Desirable: 

  • Some experience working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Villa Maria Catholic Homes is committed to being an employer of choice and provides employees with:

  • A supportive working environment and workplace culture
  • Ongoing professional development and career pathways
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Purposeful and meaningful work
  • Salary packaging benefits

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