Secondary Learning Support Assistant - Gateshead

St Mary's Catholic College - Gateshead


Learning Support / Teacher's Aide

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time

Applications Close: 4 June 2023

St Mary's Catholic College, Gateshead is seeking a temporary part time (14 hours per week) Learning Support Assistant to join the team for semester 2.

St Mary's Catholic College, Gateshead&nbsp;is seeking a&nbsp;temporary part time (14 hours per week) Learning Support Assistant to join the team for semester 2.<br><br>St Mary’s Catholic College, Gateshead, is a co-educational year 7 to 12 College founded in the finest tradition of the Josephite sisters.<br>It is recognised and acclaimed as a safe, disciplined, welcoming and caring community.<br>It is a school where paramount importance is given to building and nurturing quality relationships; providing excellence in teaching and learning aligned with the Visible Learning Framework; setting and maintaining high standards and expectations in all dimensions of college life and providing a sound spiritual framework for students' personal growth and development as learners and as people.<br>A fundamental belief underpinning college life is a commitment to service in the spirit of the Gospel, which honours the college motto ‘Ready to Serve’.<br><br><a href="" target="_blank"><strong><br><br><head3><b>POSITION DESCRIPTION</b></head3></strong></a><br><br>Learning Support Assistants (LSA) in a Catholic school have a unique role to play and are assigned with the task of supporting teachers in ensuring each child has the opportunity to grow both academically and spiritually and to live a purposeful life.<br><li>Supported by the Catholic community, of which they are a vital part, LSAs support teachers in inviting students and their families into a faith-filled educational experience<br></li><li>LSAs support the promotion of the school as a place of learning and excellence where creativity and curiosity are nurtured and students are connected with their world through deep learning and engagement<br></li><li>Under the direction of teachers, LSAs provide support and assistance in school routines; classroom activities; and the care and support of students with disability.<br><br>The teacher will promote the school as a place of learning and excellence in accordance with contemporary evidence-based learning and wellbeing principles (including digital learning) and will ensure the ongoing development and implementation of pedagogical practices that impact on student learning outcomes.&nbsp; The teacher will acknowledge and agree to the requirement to work within the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.</li>
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