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Casual Learning Support Assistant - Expression of Interest

30/09/2022
30/09/2024
Casual
Multiple Locations
School Support Staff (Ancillary)

The Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle are seeking expressions of interest for Casual Learning Support Assistants in the Newcastle, Maitland, Lakes, Upper Hunter, Manning and North regions.

Working in Catholic education offers a career path with vast possibilities. Whether you are office or school-based, you will be part of a team committed to providing students with the opportunity to grow academically, spiritually, physically and emotionally.

With 58 schools employing over 1200 teachers and 550 support staff in metropolitan, regional and rural areas, full-time, part-time and casual vacancies always exist.

Job Description

Position Description

The position of Learning Support Assistant works in collaboration with the Learning Support Teachers to support students with additional needs, supporting the development of inclusive learning environments and providing assistance to teachers to meet the specific learning needs of students with additional needs.

Desired Skills and Experience

EXPERIENCE/CRITERIA

  • Demonstrated experience working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Demonstrated experience working with students who exhibit challenging behaviours and ability to follow plans and procedures put in place for these students
  • Demonstrated understanding of non-violent crisis intervention strategies for school students
  • Highly developed computer skills and an ability to use technology for education support
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute as a member of a team and assist in the planning, preparation and implementation of personalised plans and programs to enhance student support

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current paid Working with Children Check (WWCC) number (Must have before application)  

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Salary is in accordance with New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2020.

BENEFITS OF WORKING WITH US

  • Work in quality schools where students are nurtured, challenged and encouraged to excel and grow
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

Email: casuals@mn.catholic.org.au

TO APPLY CLICK THE BLUE APPLY BUTTON BELOW

  • Please provide a cover letter along with your resume and contact details (emails and phone numbers) for 2 referee's
  • Failure to provide the above requirements could result in your expression of interest being unsuccessful

Additional information

The Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is a child safe organisation, committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable persons and has zero-tolerance of any abuse. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check and comply with our Safeguarding Framework Policy and Codes of Conduct.

This position has been determined as child related and the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle will be verifying the successful applicant’s Working with Children Check for Paid Employment prior to commencing working in the position.  For more information, please visit the NSW Office of Children’s Guardian. 

Applicants must be able to demonstrate an understanding of appropriate behaviours when engaging with children

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