Education Assistant (EA)

St Marys Primary School

Armidale, NSW 

Admin / SSO / Non-Teaching

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 10 April 2024

<p><b>Position Purpose </b></p><p>The primary role of the Education Assistant is to support the classroom teacher in achieving the best possible education outcomes for the students demonstrating strong support for the vision and ministry of the Catholic school. </p><p>A secondary role is to assist in other ways not directly in support of those students, but which assist the class teacher in facilitating the integration process overall, e.g. supervise regular class students while the teacher works with a small group in the classroom. </p><p><b>Commencement </b></p><p>The commencement date for this position will be negotiated with the successful applicant, concluding on the 20 December 2024. </p><p><b>Selection criteria </b></p><p><b>Essential criteria </b></p><ul><li>A qualification appropriate to Learning Support, or presently completing relevant qualification. </li><li>Demonstrate a high standard of competency and proficiency in working with children. </li><li>Possess effective interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively as a team member of the school community. </li><li>Demonstrated ability to work unsupervised, and display appropriate initiative, and be motivated </li><li>A commitment to the philosophies of the school and children with special needs. </li><li>Readiness to be involved in EA Group Meetings. </li><li>Respect confidentiality in all matters concerning the student and school. </li></ul><p><b>Desirable criteria </b></p><ul><li>Previous experience in an educational setting as a learning support person. </li><li>Previous experience in Minilit </li></ul><p><b>Application </b></p><p>For questions regarding the professional nature of this position, please contact Belinda Burton, Principal on (02) 6772 4441 or email bburton&#64; </p><p>Before submitting your application, please ensure the following: </p><ul><li>You have carefully read the position description and ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills, experience and qualifications. </li><li>Complete the relevant online application form by <a href="" rel="nofollow"><b>clicking here</b></a> and attach a cover letter (optional) and CV that clearly outlines your qualifications and career history. </li></ul><p><i>Preferred applicants must have the right to work in Australia and will be subject to employment screening. </i></p><p><br /></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>


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