Learning Support Officers

St Patrick's Primary School


Learning Support / Teacher's Aide

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time (0.83 FTE)

Applications Close: 2 December 2019

We are looking for Learning Support Officers with a great commitment to supporting and developing our students with additional needs. The role is part time, hours negotiable, for a 12 month contract commencing on 27 January 2020.

<p>St Patrick&#39;s Primary School is a collaborative, vibrant and dynamic Catholic school that invites faith filled people to work as part of a collaborative team. </p><p> </p><p>We are looking for suitably qualified and experienced applicants within a primary school environment that will work collaboratively with other LSO staff, students, parents and teachers under the direction of the Learning Diversity Leader to meet the individual learning needs of students with additional needs at the School. </p><p> </p><p>Applicants should be able to demonstrate an understanding of, and experience working with, students with ASD (autism), ADHD, language disorders and physical, intellectual or emotional issues.  One of these roles will also attend to personal care needs for a child in a wheelchair, including use of a hoist for toileting. </p><p> </p><p>St Patrick’s is a school committed to the safety, well-being and protection of all children in our care. A sound and demonstrated knowledge and understanding of current &#39;Child Safe&#39; standards is required. </p><p> </p><p>Applicants must have the ability to create and maintain positive relationships with staff, students and families within the Catholic school and faith communities, demonstrating Catholic ethos, vision and values. </p><p> </p><p>St Patrick’s highly values Family School Partnerships and Restorative Practice. Excellent behaviour management skills based on the Restorative Practice philosophy would be advantageous. </p><p> </p><p>The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as team skills. </p><p> </p><p><b>Special Requirements </b></p><p>Applicants are asked to demonstrate: </p><ul><li>Certificate IV in Education Support or Disability Support (desirable); </li><li>confidence in using ICT; </li><li>a commitment to engaging students and improving outcomes for those with additional needs. </li></ul><p><br /></p>
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Application Instructions

<p>Please email your application to the School Principal at principal&#64;spkilmore.catholic.edu.au</p>


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