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Teacher Aide (Identified) - Gordonvale State High School

Education - Cairns City, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training
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Applications are sought from passionate individuals to join the Gordonvale State High School support team for the remainder of 2021. As the Teacher Aide (Identified) you will contribute to the provision of a quality educational service by assisting and supporting teachers with the preparation/enhancement of learning materials and associated activities. You will also support activities with the objective of improving learning outcomes of Indigenous students and provide resourcing for cross cultural awareness training to the broader school community.
Job Type: Temporary
Position Type: Part-time
Location: Cairns region
Yearly Salary: $34288 - $36725
Contact Name: Ellie Green
Contact Number:
Closing Date: 06-APR-21

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About Gordonvale State High School

Gordonvale State High School is a moderately sized high school of just over 850 students. We have a proud tradition of providing high quality educational opportunities across academic, sporting, cultural and citizenship areas. Our vision is for all of our students to reach their true potential, to achieve their individual goals and to make a positive contribution to their communities.

Your Role

As the Teacher Aide (Identified) you will have responsibility for the following:

Assisting teachers and students with sporting activities and with school excursions.
Communicating effectively and displaying high level of interpersonal skills to function as an effective team member.
Development of activities which promote productive partnerships between individual and group members of the community, under the relevant teacher or other staff member responsible for the indigenous portfolio.
Maintaining anecdotal records on students for use in reviewing student's development.
Displaying confidentiality, tact, reliability and sensitivity to students and their families.
Assisting in the supervision of education activities, under the direction of a teacher (for example, a bush tucker garden).
Assisting teaching staff with playground/bus supervision.
Contributing to the welfare, health and safety of students including the delivery of first aid. Where the teacher aide is required to administer first aid, the teacher aide would be required to be formally trained in the administration of first aid, and keep such qualifications current. All costs associated with obtaining and maintaining qualifications would be met from school funds.
Assisting students to find reference materials.
Providing assistance and advice with the scholarships application process.
Literacy and Numeracy duties that may include support for teachers in providing learning materials for students at risk, working with small groups as well as individual students and use of computers when working with students.
Working with teachers and the community to promote and develop an understanding of the Australian Curriculum's Cross-curriculum priority - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures priority provides opportunities for all students to deepen their knowledge of Australia by engaging with the world's oldest continuous living cultures.

A mandatory requirement of this role is:

For this position, it is a genuine occupational requirement that it be filled by an Aboriginal person or a Torres Strait Islander person as set out in Section 7 of the Anti Discrimination Act 1991 for the purposes contained in Section 25 of that Act.

When working in regulated employment an employee must have a current Working with Children Clearance (blue card) issued by Blue Card Services.

To apply please attach the following:

A brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
A maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to the key capabilities under the 'How you will be assessed' section in the attached role description.

Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

Employees affected by workplace change will be considered on merit.This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License.

Cairns City, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training


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