Learning Support Assistant - Gateshead

St Mary's Catholic College - Gateshead


Learning Support / Teacher's Aide

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time

Applications Close: 13 February 2023

St Mary's Catholic College Gateshead is seeking a temporary part-time (14 hours per week) Learning Support Assistant to join the team.

St Mary's Catholic College Gateshead&nbsp;is seeking a temporary part-time (14 hours per week) Learning Support Assistant&nbsp;to join the team from 13 February to 14 May 2023.<br><br>St Mary’s Catholic College, Gateshead, is a co-educational year 7 to 12 College founded in the finest tradition of the Josephite sisters.<br>It is recognised and acclaimed as a safe, disciplined, welcoming and caring community.<br>It is a school where paramount importance is given to building and nurturing quality relationships; providing excellence in teaching and learning aligned with the Visible Learning Framework; setting and maintaining high standards and expectations in all dimensions of college life and providing a sound spiritual framework for students' personal growth and development as learners and as people.<br>A fundamental belief underpinning college life is a commitment to service in the spirit of the Gospel, which honours the college motto ‘Ready to Serve’.<br><br><a href="https://diocesemn.azurewebsites.net/media/5659/position_description_-_cso_-_learning_support_assistant.pdf" target="_blank"><strong><br><br><head3><b>POSITION DESCRIPTION</b></head3></strong></a><br><br>Learning Support Assistants (LSA) in a Catholic school have a unique role to play and are assigned with the task of supporting teachers in ensuring each child has the opportunity to grow both academically and spiritually and to live a purposeful life.<br><li>Supported by the Catholic community, of which they are a vital part, LSAs support teachers in inviting students and their families into a faith-filled educational experience<br></li><li>LSAs support the promotion of the school as a place of learning and excellence where creativity and curiosity are nurtured and students are connected with their world through deep learning and engagement<br></li><li>Under the direction of teachers, LSAs provide support and assistance in school routines; classroom activities; and the care and support of students with disability.<br><br>The Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults, preventing those in our care from suffering abuse or neglect, and is committed to being compliant with the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations and the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, retain a valid NSW Working with Children Check and ensure compliance with our safeguarding policies, the Diocesan Safeguarding Commitment Statement, and the Codes of Conduct.</li>
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