About this job
This is a permanent part-time position consisting of 55 hours per fortnight (0.73FTE).
Yarrabilba State School is a brand new school opening in 2018!
We are looking for an energetic teacher-aide to support our students with disabilities. The successful applicant will require extensive skills supporting students with autism, hearing impairment and intellectual disabilities.
You will have responsibility for leading the some of the following activities and delivery of the following key tasks:
- Administrative duties including typing teachers' notes and work programs, compiling and supervising class rolls, duplicating/ photocopying teaching materials, collation and duplication of exam papers, recording of examination results, compiling students results records, checking bus lists, assisting in organising off-site activities.
- Supervision of small groups of students, undertaking specific learning activities designed by a teacher, when the teacher is not in the room but is available to be called on if needed.
- Mentoring other teacher aides and/or volunteers.
- Conducting reading groups, maths groups, art activities, and sports activities, including the gathering of applicable resources, in cooperation with teachers.
- Conduct class/group tutorials in computer laboratory, including Microsoft Word and Publisher, in cooperation with teachers.
- Supervision of students on the playground, bus, during sporting activities and school excursions in partnership with a teacher.
- Collecting money from students for various school activities.
- Contributing to the welfare, health and safety of students including the delivery of first aid. The teacher aide is required to be formally trained in the administration of first aid, and keep such qualifications current. All costs associated with obtaining and maintaining qualifications will be met from school funds.
- Assisting students with special needs, this may extend to moving disabled pupils, assisting with positioning, assisting with meals, toileting and dressing of pupils unable to care for themselves.
- Maintaining anecdotal records on students for use in reviewing students’ development.
- Displaying respect and empathy for students with high level needs and confidentiality, tact, reliability and sensitively to students and their families.
- Management of teaching/learning resources, book hire schemes, loans and retrievals.
To apply please provide the following information:
- 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 “How you will be assessed”.
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.