Classroom Support Assistant - Merici College, Braddon ACT

Merici College (Braddon) (see more jobs from this school)

Braddon, ACT 

Learning Support / Teacher's Aide

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Part Time

Applications Close: 2 June 2024

Merici College is a Catholic College for Girls, Year 7-10 and is an authorised IB World School, offering the Middle Years Program, Diploma Program, Australian Curriculum and Board of Senior School Studies courses. Merici College is committed to the high-quality, challenging, international education of the whole person by growing the spiritual, intellectual, physical, social and emotional capacities of young women.

<p><strong>Location:&nbsp;</strong>Braddon, ACT&nbsp;<br><strong>Employment Type:</strong>&nbsp;Permanent&nbsp;&nbsp;<br><strong>Employment Status:</strong>&nbsp;Part-time&nbsp;&nbsp;<br><strong>Salary Range:</strong> $68,825 to $79,971 plus superannuation (based on skills and experience) (paid pro rata for part-time appointments)&nbsp;<br><strong>Start Date:</strong> Negotiable&nbsp;&nbsp;<br><strong>Closing Date:&nbsp;</strong>11.55 pm, 2 June 2024&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><strong>About Us</strong>&nbsp;</p><p>Catholic Education, Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn (CECG) plays an integral role in education in the ACT and NSW, operating 56 Catholic Systemic Schools and nine Early Learning Centres.&nbsp;</p><p>CECG is committed to workforce diversity and creating inclusive workplaces. We welcome applications from suitable candidates from all diversity groups to support our system of schools and early learning centres in delivering quality education outcomes for the students in our care.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>About Merici&nbsp;</strong></p><p>Merici College is an all-girls 7-12 Catholic College committed to excellence in the education of girls, striving to assist all students in developing their potential academically, spiritually, culturally, physically and socially through innovative programs. Merici College is an IB World School, authorised to offer the Diploma Programme (Years 11-12) and the Middle Years Programme (Years 7-10)</p><p><strong>About the Role&nbsp;</strong></p><p>The Classroom Support Assistant is a member of the Classroom Support Team that plays a key role in supporting classroom teachers to ensure that all students with diverse learning needs can access and participate in the curriculum and activities in order to achieve the academic goals and social skills required for independent learning and confident participation.</p><p><strong>Benefits and Opportunities&nbsp;</strong></p><ul><li>A positive and collaborative workplace culture&nbsp;</li><li>24 weeks of paid parental leave (maternity/adoption)&nbsp;</li><li>Up to 14 weeks of paid parental leave (paternity/non-initial primary carer leave)&nbsp;</li><li>Support for professional development and study opportunities&nbsp;</li><li>Opportunities to transfer to other schools within the Archdiocese across ACT and NSW to support lifestyle choice&nbsp;</li></ul><p><strong>Key Responsibilities&nbsp;</strong></p><ul><li>Assisting students with day-to-day activities</li><li>Taking part in case management meetings with Teachers</li><li>Assisting with the selection and preparation of teaching resources that meet student needs and interests</li><li>Receiving, issuing, distributing, stock-taking and safeguarding of teaching resources, goods, supplies, stores, materials and equipment</li></ul><p><strong>Essential Criteria&nbsp;</strong></p><ul><li>Must hold an ACT Working With Vulnerable People registration</li><li>Relevant work experience&nbsp;</li><li>Knowledge and training equivalent to completion of either a diploma or Certificate&nbsp; II, III or IV in School/Education Support or other relevant degree (or be currently studying) would be beneficial</li></ul><p><i>Please refer to the position description for in-depth details regarding the position duties, criteria, and skill set required.&nbsp;</i></p><p><strong>Other Eligibility Criteria&nbsp;</strong></p><ul><li>You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident to be eligible to apply for this position.&nbsp;</li><li>Appointment is subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment in accordance with CECG policy.&nbsp;</li></ul><p><strong>Application Process&nbsp;</strong></p><p>Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and current resume including a statement of suitability against the skills, attributes, and experience as outlined in the Position Description.&nbsp;</p><p>This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment in accordance with CE policy.&nbsp;</p><p>For further information about the School please visit our <a href="">website.</a> Information about the Catholic Education Archdiocese of Canberra &amp; Goulburn can be accessed&nbsp;<a href="">here</a>.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Position-specific queries:</strong>&nbsp;Please contact Susan Anderson&nbsp;on 02 6243 4100 or via email <a href=""></a></p><p><strong>Application queries:</strong> Please contact the Recruitment team on 02 6218 0007 or via email&nbsp;<a href=""></a></p><p><br><br>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;<a href="">Applicant Information Pack</a></p>
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