School Support Officer

Cathedral CPS Bathurst


Admin / SSO / Non-Teaching

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time

Applications Close: 30 May 2024

Be a vital part of our educational journey as a School Support Officer, helping students thrive and succeed

<p dir="ltr"><strong><span>Cathedral Catholic Primary School, Bathurst<br>Co-educational, years K-6<br>Temporary, Part Time Position - 40 hours fortnightly<br>Commencing: 03/06/2024 - 30/01/2025</span></strong></p> <p dir="ltr"><br><strong>About the Role</strong><br><span>Cathedral Catholic Primary School&nbsp;</span>has an exciting opportunity for a School Support Officer to join the team on a temporary basis in 2024. The role will be a part time position where the hours may slightly vary based on students’ needs. This position is based on 40 hours fortnightly.</p> <p dir="ltr">The School Support Officer will support the classroom teacher in delivering high-quality instruction to students in a Catholic School setting. The role will involve:</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Providing in-class support for teachers and their students with learning needs</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Supporting and supervising students with additional learning needs in and out of the classroom environment</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Facilitating the remedial reading program (MacqLit)</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Assisting with data collection and maintenance for legislative compliance (NCCD)</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Administrative tasks in support of NCCD and disability provisions</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Input into the planning and implementation of Personal Learning Plans</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Collaborating with classroom teachers to ensure the inclusion of all students in all learning experiences</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Applying appropriate behaviour management strategies that contribute to the establishment and maintenance of a supportive learning environment</p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><span>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;A copy of the <em><strong>position description</strong> </em>can be found <a href="">here</a>.</span></p> <p dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>About You</strong><br>We are looking for someone who is able to address the following selection criteria:</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Tthe desire to engage with and contribute to a Catholic learning organisation</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Experience and effectiveness as a Learning Support Officer, School Support Officer, Teacher’s Aide or equivalent</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">A capacity to work collegially and collaborate within a diverse team.</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Sound communication and organisational skills, punctuality and adaptability.</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Sound personal skills that include patience, understanding and perseverance</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Characteristics that provide a positive role model to students at the College both in their professional and personal life.</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Hold Certificate III in School Based Education Support or above, or be working towards a tertiary degree in education (highly desirable)</p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><br><strong>About Our Offer</strong></p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Support the teaching staff in a reputable school</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Enjoy a work-life balance in a permanent role with school holidays off</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Be a part of the wider Catholic Education system which will support your career aspirations and give you the tools to flourish</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Perfect opportunity for some who is aspiring to join the education system</p> </li> </ul> <p><span><a href="">Click here to find out more about Bathurst, NSW.</a></span></p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>About Us</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">Responsible for 33 schools, approximately 9,600 students and 1,700 staff, Catholic Education Diocese of Bathurst (CEDB) is encompassed by the Blue Mountains, Warrumbungle Ranges, the Pilliga, Macquarie River, Lachlan River, Abercrombie River and the Jenolan State Forest. The Diocese covers 103,680 square kilometres, comprises of Three Traditional Nations: the Wiradjuri, Gamilaraay/Gomeroi, and Wailwan nations and boasts the beauty of the central west and orana regions of NSW. A diversity of <em>opportunities</em> awaits you.</p> <p dir="ltr">Cathedral School is a school community in the Catholic tradition, founded in faith, challenged by gospel values, striving for a standard of excellence in all areas of school life. Situated on-site of the first Catholic Church built in Bathurst, holds an amazing reputation as an excellent school in the Bathurst region. As the oldest Catholic School west of the mountains, Cathedral Catholic Primary School are proud of our rich learning community created for all students. We strive to work closely with parents to ensure all our students are given every opportunity to achieve their full potential.</p> <p dir="ltr"><a href="">Click here to find out more about Cathedral Catholic Primary School, Bathurst.</a></p> <p dir="ltr"><br><strong>How to Apply</strong><br>If you’re looking to make the next step in your education career, we would love to hear from you! Click “Apply” to be taken to our online application portal where you will be asked to complete our online application form. All applications will require:</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">An updated CV/Resume</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">A cover letter addressing the selection criteria outlined in the “About You” section of this advertisement</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Contact details of appropriate referees</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">All supporting documentation (transcripts, identification, WWCC etc)</p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Applicants must be submitted by 3:00pm on 30/05/2024.</strong></p> <p dir="ltr"><span style="text-decoration: underline"><em>Please note that the CEDB intends to fill this vacancy as quickly as possible and therefore will close the job as soon as the right candidate is found. We encourage you to apply right away!</em></span></p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>A talent pool may be created for future ongoing and temporary roles, valid for a period of 12 months.</strong></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>Further details of this position can be obtained by emailing the Principal Camille Da Silva Tavares or contacting the school on 02 6331 1845.</span></p> <p dir="ltr"><em>CEDB is committed to instilling Safe Child standards in all our schools and CEDB with an understanding that keeping children safe is the responsibility of everyone within our school community.</em></p> <p dir="ltr"><em>A valid Employee Working with Children Check is required for this position</em></p> <p dir="ltr"><em>Child Protection legislation requires preferred applicants to be subject to employment screening.</em></p> <p dir="ltr"><em>Catholic Education Diocese of Bathurst is an equal opportunity employer.</em></p><br><br><p><img src="" alt="Download File">&nbsp;<a href="">Applicant Information Pack</a></p>
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