Learning Support Officer

St Columba's College

ESSENDON, VIC


Learning Support / Teacher's Aide

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time (0.90 FTE)

Applications Close: 2 November 2020


Although support is generally allocated to classes of funded special needs students, assistance will also be provided to any student in that class who may need or request help. The focus of support is on student participation, inclusion and success in all parts of College life. The Learning Support Officer works collaboratively with other Team members to achieve its overall aims. The Learning Support Officer is expected to regularly liaise with individual teachers and the Special Needs Team Leader to successfully deliver students’ educational programs.

<p>Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced applicants for the following fixed term, part-time position commencing on Wednesday, 27 January 2021 until the end of the 2021 school year:</p><ul><li>Learning Support Officer</li></ul><p><b>Specific Duties</b><br /></p><ol><li>To work with individual students with disabilities, impairments or learning difficulties within the classroom and across a range of Learning Areas in order to maximise participation within the mainstream curriculum, promote inclusion, support achievement and monitor progress </li><li>To work with individual students or small groups of students outside the classroom under the direction of the classroom teacher or Learning Diversity Team Leader </li><li>To assist with the basic emotional and physical care of students with special needs as well as to encourage students to develop a sense of responsibility towards their own education </li><li>To collaborate with teachers in the monitoring and support of individual students </li><li>To act in a support role to the whole class as appropriate. </li></ol><p>The School Officer application form, role description and general information about the College is available on the College website www.columba.vic.edu.au. </p><p>Your application including the names of three referees should be addressed to Ms Rita Grima, Principal, and must be submitted via the online application form in the employment section on the College website.<br /></p><p><b><i>Mary Aikenhead Ministries schools are committed to promoting the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children.</i></b><br /></p>
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