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Learning Support Assistant (Maths & Science Focus)

Endeavour College

Mawson Lakes, SA


Admin / SSO / Non-Teaching

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Part Time (0.34 FTE)

Applications Close: 23 February 2020


Endeavour College is seeking to appoint a part-time Learning Support Assistant for an ongoing part-time position, of 15 hours per week for 41 weeks per year. Actual hours of work may vary from time to time in order to accommodate timetables and student needs.

<p>The primary responsibility of the Learning Support Assistant is to, under the direction of the Adaptive Education Learning Leader, work closely and cooperatively with teaching staff to provide support for student learning in classroom, small groups, and one-to-one settings. Work will be predominantly with middle and senior years students that require additional learning support in the Maths and Science learning areas, with some support for Research Project (Stage 1). </p><p>We envision an organised, friendly, and self-motivated individual with experience working in a similar role, working with students (Years 7-12) within a secondary school environment would be highly regarded, as would a focus on the Maths and Science learning areas. The ability to maintain effective and confidential records is essential.</p><p>A full position description is available on the College website.<br /></p><p><b>All applications should be submitted through the employment page on Endeavour College&#39;s website (www.endeavour.sa.edu.au/jobs) using the online application form, addressed to Ms Heather Vogt, Principal and include:</b><br /></p><ul><li>Cover letter, clearly stating the position you are applying for </li><li>Resume</li><li>3 referees (preferably 2 professional incl current employer &amp; 1 pastoral)</li></ul><p><b>Applications close 9am Monday 24 February 2020</b></p><p>Endeavour College values staff who enthusiastically engage in their work as a Christian vocation that is based on caring relationships with students and staff. All staff are expected to participate in the school&#39;s extracurricular program. Being able to actively support the aims of a Christian school is essential. </p><p>Endeavour College aims to develop a culture where relationships are valued and members feel connected, safe and respected. This approach fosters an optimal learning environment to fulfill staff and students&#39; God given abilities for life and community. Core to this framework is a focus on Restorative Practice which emphasises working with Endeavour College community members to address behaviour and value relationships. It calls community members to make a personal transformation from a focus on the self towards a focus on others and the common good, and as such it reflects the model of Christ in terms of dealing with others. </p><p><b>The Endeavour Way is: </b></p><p><b>LOVE</b> - it&#39;s about reflecting the unconditional LOVE of God by showing respect, compassion and kindness in our relationships. </p><p><b>COURAGE</b> - it&#39;s about accepting that it takes COURAGE to own our behaviour, take responsibility for our actions and share our experiences with others. </p><p><b>FORGIVENESS</b> - it&#39;s about showing FORGIVENESS and acceptance towards ourselves and others with grace. </p><p><b>HOPE</b> - it&#39;s about resolving issues in a way which brings HOPE to our relationships and instils faith in our capacity to fulfil our God-given abilities</p>
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