Learning Support Officer

Marist Catholic College North Shore (Primary)


Special Needs

Teaching Subject: Special Needs

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 24 January 2022

The Learning Support Officer assists classroom teachers in providing a differentiated curriculum to meet the needs of special needs students.

<p>Applications should address the following criteria:</p><p><b>Specialist Skills and Experience</b></p><ul><li>Deep and broad knowledge of current best practice in learning support including current issues in inclusive education and the legislative requirements associated with students with diverse learning needs.</li><li>Experience delivering evidence based learning intervention programs for students with a specific range of learning support needs including cognitive, sensory, physical and social/emotional disabilities.</li><li>Ability to communicate effectively with students and staff including the use of appropriate interpersonal skills.</li><li>Ability to apply appropriate behaviour management strategies that contribute to the establishment and maintenance of a supportive learning environment</li><li>Ability to work effectively as a member of a team</li><li>Experience working with class teachers to plan for and support students with additional learning needs</li><li>An understanding of the need to work collaboratively with school staff and members of the wider community in order to establish productive partnerships and achieve educational outcomes.</li><li>Certificate IV or other relevant qualifications in Educational Support or working towards completion of these.</li></ul><p><b>Key Duties and responsibilities</b></p><ul><li>Maintaining clear lines of communication with students, staff and parents.</li><li>Input into the planning and delivering of Individual Adjustment Plans (IAPs).</li><li>Collaborating with classroom teachers to ensure the inclusion of all students in all learning experiences.</li><li>Maintaining up to date documentation relating to students, including daily support data and evidence logs.</li><li>Developing and delivering effective intervention programs.</li><li>Assisting with data collection and maintenance for legislative compliance (NCCD and DSE 2005).</li><li>Any other duties as prescribed by the K-12 Principal and Leader of Campus.</li></ul><p>This position requires the successful applicant to have a Working with Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012, prior to employment at the School.</p>
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Application Instructions

<p>Applications including a cover letter, current CV and copies of qualifications should be addressed to the Principal via email to: principal&#64;stmns.catholic.edu.au</p>


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