Learning Support Officer

St Francis Xavier College (see more jobs from this school)


Learning Support / Teacher's Aide

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 13 February 2023

We are currently inviting applications who are enthusiastic and suitably qualified individuals to join our college as a Learning Support Officer on a part-time, fixed-term contract (0.86 FTE) until January 2024.

<p>St Francis Xavier College is a Catholic College with a 2022 enrolment of 3300 students, which will continue to grow in 2023. <br /></p><p>The College serves families from the parishes of Berwick, Koo Wee Rup, Maryknoll/Iona, Narre Warren and Pakenham under the governance of Diocese of Sale Catholic Education Limited (DOSCEL).<br /></p><p>St Francis Xavier College is easily accessed via several major freeways – only 20 minutes on the M1 from Springvale Road.<br /></p><p>We are currently inviting applications who are enthusiastic and suitably qualified individuals to join our college as a Learning Support Officer on a part-time, fixed-term contract (0.86 FTE) until January 2024.</p><p>This position supports the College in maintaining its reputation as a leading Catholic Secondary Education College, delivering enhanced learning outcomes to College students.<br /></p><p>This role will involve general interaction with students to support teaching staff on a daily basis.<br /></p><p><b>More specifically, responsible for the following (not limited to):</b></p><ul><li>Support staff and students during classes in a timely and professional manner</li><li>Maintain a calm and caring atmosphere in the classroom for children with special needs under the direction of the classroom teacher</li><li>Work with funded students and other students with special needs across all school programs.</li><li>Maintain and file accurate records of all contact with parents and service providers</li><li>Assist in the preparation of personal learning plans</li><li>Implement assessment special arrangements/provisions under the direction of the classroom teacher and the Learning Adjustment Leader</li><li>Available for school excursions, overnight camps and other activities as directed or approved by the Learning Adjustment Leader</li></ul><p><b>To excel in this position, you will have the following skills, experience and attributes:</b></p><ul><li>Certificate III in Education Support</li><li>Experience with Microsoft programs</li><li>Punctual and excellent time management skills</li><li>Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team</li><li>Ability to analyse and interpret data</li><li>Clear and effective communication skills, both written and verbal.</li><li>A full understanding of Child Safety requirements at the College and will ensure that learning enhancement programs promote the safety, well-being and inclusion of all children.</li><li>Ability to work 1:1 with students and develop and enhance skills as directed</li><li>Ability to build positive relationships and communicate effectively with students, families, school staff and other services</li><li>Ability to apply personal knowledge and initiative to suggest modifications to educational programs to meet the learning needs of specific students, subject to the approval of the applicable teacher</li><li>Commitment to occupational health and safety</li><li>Understand and follow relevant College policy and government legislation, </li><li>An understanding of and commitment to Catholic education</li></ul><p>Staff are employed under the Diocese of Sale Catholic Education Limited Schools and Secretariat Agreement 2022.</p><p>This position is classified as Category B, Level 2 position.</p><p><b>Application close Monday, 13 February 2023 at 5:00pm <br /></b></p><p>The successful applicant will also be required to undergo a Working with Children Check and National Police Check prior to commencement.<br /></p><p>The St Francis Xavier College community is committed to the safety, wellbeing, protection and inclusion of all children in our care.</p>


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