School Learning Support Assistant - Macquarie Primary School job from ACT Government in Canberra ACT, Australia

Tuesday 15th, March 2022

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Canberra ACT


Education / Higher Education

ACT Government is a reputed company based in Canberra ACT. We are looking for talented professional from the field of Education / Higher Education to join our team as School Learning Support Assistant - Macquarie Primary School.

Macquarie Primary School is a preschool to Year 6 school located in Belconnen. We are looking for a person with demonstrated initiative to fill the role of learning support assistant within our kindergarten team. The successful candidate will have experience working with students with complex behaviours and possess strong communication skills. They will use their emotional intelligence together with a calm approach and knowledge of trauma informed practice to support students to have a positive experience at school. A demonstrated ability to work effectively with all members of staff, children, families, and the wider school community is also essential.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: Background or experience in trauma informed practice will be highly regarded.

Note: This is a temporary position available until 01 July 2022 with the possibility of extension up to 12 months.

In accordance with the Public Health (ACT School or Early Childhood Education and Care Workers COVID-19 Vaccination) Emergency Direction 2021, all ACT Education Directorate employees working in the following education settings will be required to provide evidence of their ability to comply with the public health direction, including having received a current course of an approved COVID-19 vaccine or holding an approved exemption (where applicable):

  • schools that cater for children under 12 (preschool to year 6 schools)
  • specialist schools
  • flexible learning programs, and
  • early childhood education and care services (including out of school hours care)
  • P-10 schools where they share a campus with those younger years.

High schools and colleges that do not share a campus with primary school students are not covered by the mandate.

How to Apply: Please submit your response of no more than two pages addressing the Selection Criteria as outlined in the Position Description attached, together with your curriculum vitae and contact details of two referees. Please provide evidence of your suitability for the role by including examples that clearly demonstrate your relevant Skills, Knowledge and Behavioural capabilities as required.

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This is a temporary position available until 01 July 2022 with the possibility of extension up to 12 months.

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