Learning Support Assistant - Classroom Support (Prep School)

Westminster School

MARION, SA


Learning Support / Teacher's Aide

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Part Time (0.55 FTE)

Applications Close: 3 November 2020


Support classroom teachers to establish good learning environments and tailor learning experiences for students with specific special learning needs. Permanent part-time – 22.5 hours per week on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, school term times only.

<p><br /><b>About the role </b></p><p>We are seeking an experienced Learning Support Assistant to provide in-class assistance for individuals and small groups of students with specific special learning needs. You will support classroom teachers to establish an effective learning environment and to tailor learning experiences and materials to support all students. You will have the opportunity to exercise initiative, discretion and judgement in achieving clearly defined learning outcomes in education programs. </p><p></p><p> <b>Key Selection Criteria: Qualifications, Skills and Experience </b></p><ul><li>Certificate III in Education Support (as minimum or equivalent) </li><li>Demonstrated experience in providing literacy and numeracy support to a diverse group of students </li><li>Excellent ICT and administrative skills </li><li>Current certifications in Provide First Aid (or ability to acquire) </li><li>Awareness of the Privacy Act </li><li>Experience working in a primary school and classroom environment would be an advantage. </li></ul><p></p><p> <b>Key Selection Criteria: Personal Qualities </b></p><ul><li>Initiative and the capacity for self-direction, while at the same time contributing to the output of the larger team. </li><li>A positive, enthusiastic team member with superior organisational skills, the ability to set goals and prioritise work, and the capacity to manage multiple, simultaneous tasks. </li><li>An open and friendly disposition and a sense of humour. </li><li>Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to relate to students and parents from a range of age groups, experiences, cultural and linguistic backgrounds. </li><li>Ability to ensure confidentiality   </li></ul><p>For further information about this role please contact humanresources&#64;westminster.sa.edu.au </p><p>To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter to Mrs Tanya Madex, Preparatory School Stretch Coordinator. <br /></p><p>Applications will only be accepted when submitted through Seek. <br /></p><p>Applications close 3 November 2020. <br /></p><p><i><b>Westminster, where you can achieve more than you thought possible. </b></i><br /></p><p><br /></p>
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