Teacher's Aide - Aspect Hunter School

Aspect Hunter School (see more jobs from this school)

Thornton, NSW 

Diverse Learning / Special Needs

Contract Type: Casual/Relief Position

Applications Close: 27 April 2023

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<div class="container"> <div id="description"> <div id="description"> <div id="description"> <div id="description"> <div id="description"> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Australia's&nbsp;largest national provider of autism-specific educational <span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">services</span></strong></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><strong>Multiple casual employment opportunities available<span style="font-size: small; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">&nbsp;</span></strong></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><strong style="font-size: 10pt; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">$46.16 per hour (incl. of casual loading) + superannuation&nbsp;</strong></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><strong>Increase your take home pay with PBI salary packaging benefits</strong></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><strong>Located at Aspect Hunter School at Port Macquarie, NSW or at one of the satellite classes in the region</strong></span></li> </ul> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Aspect is committed to providing an autism friendly workplace and supporting an inclusive and diverse workforce. It is through this commitment that we encourage and welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply.</strong></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><iframe src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/751978539?h=96acc638cc&amp;color=003260&amp;title=0&amp;byline=0" width="640" height="360" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Aspect's School Network:</strong>&nbsp;Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) has grown to become Australia's&nbsp;largest national educational program for children on the autism spectrum, with 9 independent schools operating from 67 locations in&nbsp;NSW and South Australia catering to approximately 1,200 students.&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); font-size: 10pt;"><strong>About the School:&nbsp;</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Aspect Hunter School </span>provides placement for&nbsp;approximately 200 students on the autism spectrum&nbsp;from Kindergarten to year 12 at its main school at Thornton, and across its satellite classes within the Catholic and Department of Education schools in Newcastle, Hunter and Port Macquarie regions. Aspect Hunter School also offers a Distance Education program for students on the autism spectrum in years 3 to 8 from across NSW.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><a href="https://www.autismspectrum.org.au/how-can-we-help/going-to-school/aspect-schools/hunter-school">To find out more about our school, click here.</a></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>About the role:&nbsp;</strong>A challenging, rewarding and varied role making a difference in the lives of children on the autism spectrum and their families. Develop your knowledge of&nbsp;autism and specialist education approaches. <a href="https://applynow.net.au/jobs/ASPECT1591/assets/19899505">Click here to view the Position Profile.</a></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Key Responsibilities: </strong></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Be familiar with students’ Individual Plan (IP) outcomes/priorities</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Assist with classroom programs, positive behaviour support and community access programs</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Assist with the integration of students into less restrictive settings</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Be responsible for the welfare and safety of pupils in the classroom, playground, school activities or excursions and elsewhere in the course of professional duties and have ongoing 'duty of care' at all times</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Skills, experience and qualifications:</strong></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Experience working with students on the autism spectrum or other intellectual disability (desirable)</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Experience implementing Individual Plans</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Knowledge of transitioning students into mainstream settings</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Certificate III in Education Support or other relevant tertiary qualification desirable</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Effective communication skills</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">First Aid Certificate (desirable)</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Depending on the school's location/requirements it may be essential to have a current driver's licence (per relevant state legislation)</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">A Light Rigid (LR) driver's licence (desirable)</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Capacity to travel across all sites in the area</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">NSW Working with Children Check required</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">You may be required to provide an international police&nbsp;check</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>What we offer:</strong></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Salary packaging to increase your take home pay</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Employee referral incentives</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">EAP services</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Discounted Fitness Passport membership options</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Perkbox App that offers access to a wide range of discounts on everyday retail, household and lifestyle purchases&nbsp;</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-size: small;"> <a href="https://applynow.net.au/jobs/ASPECT2/assets/17625720">Click here for a summary of some of the benefits you can access when working at Aspect.</a></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>To apply:&nbsp;</strong>Please include your resume and complete the candidate questionnaire; a c<span style="font-size: small;">over letter is optional.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-size: small;">There is no closing date for this role, all applications will be reviewed as they are received, and successful applicants will be contacted.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-size: small;">Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">COVID-19 Vaccination is a condition of employment for all staff in Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) and staff are required to have had two doses of the COVID-19 vaccination.&nbsp; As part of the recruitment/interview process Aspect will collect information related to your vaccination status to ensure you meet this condition of employment.</span></p> <p><strong>Enquiries should be directed to:&nbsp;</strong> <span style="font-size: 10pt;">Aspect Hunter School, 02 4922 5900.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>More information about Aspect: </strong><a href="http://www.autismspectrum.org.au/">www.autismspectrum.org.au</a><strong>.</strong></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><strong><em><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is committed to providing an environment free from abuse, neglect and exploitation of the people we support.</span></em><span style="font-size: 10pt;">&nbsp;</span></strong></span></p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div id="apply-now-button">Apply Now</div> </div>
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