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Teacher Aide - Special Education

Job posted: 02/08/2022
Applications close: 15/08/2022 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time / From 03/10/2022 - 15/09/2023

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Teacher

Reference: 1289503

Reference: 1289503

Occupation: Teacher

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Selection Criteria

KSC1  How do you support teachers, specialists and therapy staff in the delivery of engaging programs for students with additional needs.

KSC2  Demonstrated capacity to provide support and attendant care to students where and when necessary.

KSC3 A commitment to work with and care for students with significant learning and behavioural challenges to improve their educational and social outcomes.

KSC4  Demonstrate your commitment to the school values of tolerance, integrity, respect, care & support.

KSC5  A commitment to participate & contribute to a professional learning community.

Role

A Teacher Assistant at Yarrabah is required to support teachers in the delivery of education and life skills programs and to assist students with personal attendant care.

Responsibilities

Work within an expectation of flexibility across the school.

Assist students during educational programs and be guided by teachers and therapy staff.

Assist with the supervision of pupils in playgrounds, at camps, on excursions, in sporting and recreational activities, therapy activities, life skills.

Assist with toileting, meals and moving students requiring special care.

Assist in the preparation of student resources, equipment and curriculum support resources.

Assist students on an individual or group basis in specific learning areas.

Assist and support the implementation of instructional programs.

Provide basic physical and emotional care for students.

Ensure work areas and materials, equipment and appliances are maintained in a clean and ready to use condition.

Who May Apply

Individuals with the aptitude, experience and/or qualifications to fulfill the specific requirements of the position. Preferably experience working in a Special School.

EEO AND OHS Commitment

The Department of Education and Training is committed to the principles of equal opportunity, and diversity and inclusion for all. We value diversity and inclusion in all forms – gender, religion, ethnicity, LGBTIQ+, disability and neurodiversity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for roles within the Department.  The Department recognises that the provision of family friendly, supportive, safe and harassment free workplaces is essential to high performance and promotes flexible work, diversity and safety across all schools and Department workplaces.

Child Safe Standards

Victorian government schools are child safe environments. Our schools actively promote the safety and wellbeing of all students, and all school staff are committed to protecting students from abuse or harm in the school environment, in accordance with their legal obligations including child safe standards. All schools have a Child Safety Code of Conduct consistent with the Department’s exemplar available at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/about/programs/health/protect/Pages/childsafestandards.aspx

DET Values

The Department’s employees commit to upholding DET’s Values: Responsiveness, Integrity, Impartiality, Accountability, Respect, Leadership and Human Rights. DET’s Values complement each school’s own values and underpin the behaviours the community expects of Victorian public sector employees, including those who work in Victorian Government Schools. Information on the DET values is available at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/workm/Pages/Public-Sector-Values.aspx

Other Information

  • All staff employed by the Department and schools have access to a broad range of employment conditions and working arrangements.
  • Appointment of successful applicants will be made subject to a satisfactory pre-employment conditions check.
  • A probationary period may apply during the first year of employment and induction and support programs provided.
  • Detailed information on all terms and conditions of employment is available on the Department's Human Resources website at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx

Conditions of Employment

  • All staff employed by the Department and schools have access to a broad range of employment conditions and working arrangements.
  • Appointment of successful applicants will be made subject to a satisfactory pre-employment conditions check.
  • A probationary period may apply during the first year of employment and induction and support programs provided.
  • Detailed information on all terms and conditions of employment is available on the Department's Human Resources website at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx

Vaccination Requirement

For positions in special settings, a person is not eligible for employment unless they meet the vaccination requirements on commencement in the position.

Location Profile

Yarrabah School is a Special Developmental School for children with moderate to severe disabilities. Yarrabah is located in the bayside suburb of Aspendale. Yarrabah School caters for students from 2.8 to 18 years of age. Yarrabah School believes all students can learn and experience success. A comprehensive and integrated curriculum is offered with the flexibility to meet the needs of each student.

Our school purpose is to maximise student potential by providing an individualised safe learning environment that promotes active learning, encourages adventure, independence and self-esteem.

Yarrabah School provides all students a specialised curriculum and therapeutic support that prepares them for life as valued members of the community.

Teacher Aide - Special Education

Job type:

Part time / From 03/10/2022 - 15/09/2023

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Matthew Harris | 95800384

Teacher Aide - Special Education