School Learning Support Officer – Full Time – Ongoing – Corrimal High School Job at School Administrative and Support – in Illawarra NSW
The NSW Department of Education provides, funds and regulates education services for NSW students from early childhood to secondary school, delivering world-class education through its public schools and providing funding support to non-government schools. We employ, develop and support teachers, leaders and other staff to deliver the best outcomes for students and to advance the wellbeing of Aboriginal people.
About the Role
School Learning Support Officers provides support for students with identified diverse learning needs including disability in classrooms and other learning environments under the direction and supervision of a teacher to support the achievement of educational outcomes. This support includes student welfare, health and wellbeing activities as required. In addition School Learning Support Officers may provide specific support for students in the following streams or settings: pre-school, vision support, hearing support, and bilingual. Student Learning Support Officers working in these streams/settings have specific additional duties, in addition to the general duties for School Learning Support Officers that are required to be performed.
Working with Children Check Clearance
Completion of mandatory training required by the Department of Education and a willingness to undertake first aid training relevant to the School Learning Support Officer role.
Administration of Medications – training to be provided based on student needs.
Health support training to be provided based on student needs (subject to transition provisions).
Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team.
Ability to work with students with emotional, physical or intellectual disabilities.
Awareness of the needs of students with emotional, physical or intellectual disabilities.
Effective communication skills.
From 8 November 2021 all Department of Education employees undertaking relevant work, including any work conducted on a NSW school site, will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The successful candidate for this position will be required to confirm full vaccination status prior to the Department of Education finalising the appointment of the candidate and entry on duty. Further information on the Department’s COVID-19 response is available at https://education.nsw.gov.au/covid-19.
Additional School Information (Optional)
Corrimal High School is situated on the northern beaches of Wollongong and provides high quality comprehensive education for 406 students from Year 7 to Year 12. With a strong Learning Hub, the school places an emphasis on data-informed, personalised learning, including high quality instruction in literacy and numeracy, to enhance the educational achievements of all students, including 57 Aboriginal students and an increasing number (20%) of students from language backgrounds other than English. Corrimal High School has seven support classes – 3 x Autism, 2 x MC, 1 x IO & 1 x IM class catering for approximately 60 students across Year 7 – 12. The school enjoys positive relationships within its community of schools and has developed strong networks across the Illawarra. Corrimal High School has recently been named as one of the Illawarra Academy of STEM Excellence schools as part of the STEM Industry Schools Partnership (SISP) Initiative and has a dedicated Aboriginal Learning & Engagement Centre. The school is a pivotal hub for its community and is operating in the context of significant demographic and pedagogical change, supported by a dedicated, caring staff and an aspirational parent community.
How to Apply
If there are targeted questions, you must respond to these (maximum 300 words) and include in your covering letter.
Note: It is a requirement that all applicants submit their applications online on iworkfor.nsw.gov.au. No paper based, email based or late applications will be accepted.
Targeted Question 1
Describe your experience and success when working with students with Autism to improve their educational outcomes.
Targeted Question 2
Describe how you have demonstrated working collaboratively with people in a team setting.
Company: School Administrative and Support –
Company Location: Illawarra NSW