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February

Job Title : Education Assistant - Special Needs

STATE GOVERNMENT OF WA - Kelmscott, WA

Education, Childcare & Training
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Advertised Vacancy Number IPS/SS651136

Appointment Pool

We are seeking to establish a pool for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2021 school year. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2021 school year.

Kelmscott Primary School is seeking enthusiastic and experienced Education Assistant – Special Needs to join our friendly team. The suitable applicants’ must demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills, a strong commitment to student learning and show a willingness to contribute and be part of a positive team environment. 

Suitable applicants will be required to work under limited guidance and work collaboratively with colleagues, consult with teachers, parents/caregivers and school psychologists or relevant professionals in the development and delivery of planned educational programs. The successful applicants’ will foster a supportive and inclusive learning environment and possess the knowledge and experience to work with students with a range of disabilities and learning difficulties.

The Education Assistants role is to assist teachers with the preparation of resources and programs in order to meet the learning needs of students with disabilities, assist with the general health and wellbeing of students, be highly organised and demonstrate a high competency of ICT, numeracy and literacy skills to support students to reach their full potential.

The school values relationships with students, staff, parents/carers and the wider community with all staff and students encouraged to follow the Moral Compass with its values of Respect, Responsibility, Safety and Pride. The school has a strong presence in the community; having a long history as one of the first schools to be established in the suburbs of Perth. At Kelmscott Primary School we strive to create an engaging and welcoming school community with an enrolment of 320 students from Kindergarten to Year 6.

To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements (selection criteria):

  • Good written and oral communication skills, including the ability to interact with students with special needs, parents and teaching professionals on the provision of educational programs, and to assist teachers in understanding students where necessary.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including the ability to work as part of a team in the evaluation of educational programs, including special education and therapy programs where these have been implemented.
  • Good organisational skills that will assist in the delivery and development of effective education programs to students and subsequent feedback to teaching professionals or psychologists.
  • Ability to assist teachers or therapists in implementing educational programs, including special education and, should this be a requirement of the position, occupational and/or physiotherapy programs.
  • Knowledge of health and physical disabilities in students and adolescents.
  • Ability to assist with general health and well-being of students.

Applications will be assessed against these work related requirements (selection criteria) of the position. The business needs of the school may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.

The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Further information about Kelmscott Primary School can be found by visiting www.kelmscottprimaryschool.wa.edu.auor Schools Online.

Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.

For further job related information

Please contact Sharon Saville, Manager Corporate Services by telephoning 9496 9300 or emailing sharon.saville@education.wa.edu.au.

Application Instructions

All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.

Your application should include:

  • A statement addressing the Work Related Requirements (selection criteria), in context of the role and business needs of the school
  • A CV outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
  • The contact details for two (2) work related referees (one being your current line manager)

It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.

You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.

After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.

If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.

ELIGIBILITY

Employees will be required to:

  • Obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment;
  • Obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check; and
  • Provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy.

Education Assistants working with Kindergarten students may be required to have, or be actively working towards, a Certificate lll in Education Support (or approved equivalent) in order to meet the educator-to-student ratio outlined in the National Quality Standard for Early Childhood Education and Care.

Approved equivalent qualifications are published by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority.

TRAINING

Employees will be required to:

  • Complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
  • Complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy; and
  • Complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.

The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.

Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Tuesday, 23 February 2021.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE

PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.

Kelmscott, WA

Education, Childcare & Training




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