Learning Support Assistant - Temporary part-time

Maria Regina Catholic School

Avalon, NSW


Learning Support / Teacher's Aide

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time (0.40 FTE)

Applications Close: 5 November 2021


Learning Support Assistant is required at Maria Regina Catholic Primary School Avalon on a temporary part-time basis for the 2022 school year to work 1:1 with a specific child.

<p><b>About Us</b></p><p>At Catholic Schools Broken Bay we have a new Vision to provide ‘Authentic, professional Catholic education, delivered with care and compassion’. The Vision is underpinned by our exciting and robust Towards 2025 Strategy which places students at the centre of everything we do, and which brings schools and Parishes together to work as one. The Towards 2025 Strategy commits our system of schools to being at least as good as the very best, to maximise the learning growth of every student, and to inspire hearts and minds to know Christ and love learning.</p><p>Covering an expansive geographical area which includes the Central Coast and Sydney’s Northern Beaches and North Shore, Catholic Schools Broken Bay is a system serving 44 Catholic Schools with around 17,000 students from Kindergarten to Year 12.</p><p><b>About the Role </b></p><p>Maria Regina Catholic Primary School Avalon is seeking to appoint an energetic Learning Support Assistant to work 1:1 with a specific child. The Successful candidate will be suitably qualified and enjoy working in a dynamic and cohesive team.</p><p>This is a temporary part-time role for 12 months starting in January 2022 during which you will be required to work 4 days a fortnight. The days of work will be Monday and Tuesday and the hours will be 6 hours per day.</p><p><b>Specific Criteria </b></p><ul><li>Highly effective, skilled classroom practitioner committed to the ethos of the Catholic School</li><li>Compassionate, patient and flexible practitioner who has strong communication skills</li><li>Ability to collaborate with staff, parents and other professionals to implement point of need adjustments</li><li>Demonstrate understanding of the NCCD processes and procedures to support students with diverse learning needs</li><li>Experience working with a student with Cerebral Palsy and provide assistance with physical, cognitive and developmental needs</li><li>Experience caring for a child’s physical hygiene and daily feeding</li><li>If you require further details of the child’s specific needs and details of the day-to-day jobs please call the school principal for more information</li></ul><p><b>The Rewards </b></p><p>Be part of a passionate team committed to delivering authentic Catholic education with care and compassion. We offer a competitive salary in line with our Enterprise Agreement, as well as opportunities for professional development and growth. </p><p><b>How to Apply </b></p><p>Applicants who are not currently working in a Broken Bay systemic school must have a 4 year training qualification or be enrolled to undertake further study that will provide them with a four year trained qualification to be eligible to apply for any teaching position in the Diocese. </p><p>All applicants for teaching positions must complete a Teacher Application Form (available on our website) and include a letter addressing the essential/specific criteria for the position. </p><p>Please email your resume and cover letter outlining how you meet the criteria for the position to the following address: </p><p><a href="mailto:mra&#64;dbb.catholic.edu.au" rel="nofollow">mra&#64;dbb.catholic.edu.au</a><b></b></p><p>Attention to: <b>The Principal, Kirsty Thorpe</b></p><p><b> </b></p><p>Last date to submit applications is <b>Friday 5 November 2021</b>. </p><p>Further information about teaching in the Diocese can be found on our website: </p><p>www.csodbb.catholic.edu.au </p><p><i>Catholic Schools Broken Bay promotes a culture of safety and care for children and young people. The Diocesan Office for Safeguarding Charter provides overarching principles that ensure children and young people are at the centre of the work we do and that every child and young person is encouraged to have a voice and participate in their community to their fullest potential. All employees must be aware of the Diocesan Office for Safeguarding Charter and be committed to organisational child safe standards and practice. Successful applicants for child-related roles must meet the requirements of the Working with Children Check. </i></p><p><br /></p><p> </p>
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<p>Applications to be emailed to the Principal <a href="mailto:mra&#64;dbb.catholic.edu.au" rel="nofollow">mra&#64;dbb.catholic.edu.au</a></p><p><a href="mailto:mra&#64;dbb.catholic.edu.au" rel="nofollow"></a></p><p>42 Central Road Avalon NSW 2107 </p><p>Phone: (02) 9918 2608 | <a href="https://www.mradbb.catholic.edu.au/" rel="nofollow">mra&#64;dbb.catholic.edu.au</a></p><p><br /></p>

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