Advertised Vacancy Number IPS/SS635236
Honeywood Primary School (PS) is seeking to establish a pool of Education Assistant – Mainstream for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2020/2021 school year and up to the end of Term 2, 2021. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements up to the end of Term 2, 2021.
As an Education Assistant – Mainstream you will be required to assist in the delivery of planned education programs what will help in the development of young minds. In this role you would need to collaborate and work in a team environment, possess good written and oral communication skills to enable the implementation of individual or small group programs, as well as demonstrate the ability to support general health and well-being of students. Suitable applicants will be organised and be able to use their initiative to assist with the preparation and maintenance of the learning environment.
Suitable applicants will be passionate educators who are committed to improving literacy and numeracy achievement for students through the effective use of whole-school approaches. They will create an effective, and engaging and inclusive learning environment which incorporates best practice in early childhood education.
Applicants will be required to work collaboratively with administration, teachers, other support staff and the wider community as part of a growing team to support the development of a new school with a willingness to take on additional roles beyond the classroom. They will have a positive attitude and the ability to anticipate and adapt to change, showing initiative, flexibility and creative problem solving to produce the best opportunities for students.
Honeywood PS opened in 2017 for Kindergarten and Pre Primary students and in 2018 Kindergarten to Year 6 students. Our values are being embedded in our developing school culture - being your best, showing kindness and respect and being responsible and safe. We encourage all our community to embrace these sentiments and build our culture together. Our school motto is - Through Learning We Flourish. Our balance of academic, physical, social and emotional programs will ensure our students flourishes.
Our staff consist of a team with extensive experience, diverse skills, passion and positivity. We are working with an enthusiastic and supportive community to establish a strong foundation from which we can grow and flourish. We aim to provide a positive learning environment where children can become the very best they can be.
To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements:
- Sound oral and written communication skills, including the ability to interact with students, parents and teaching professionals.
- Sound interpersonal skills including the ability to work as part of a team.
- Sound organisational skills that will assist in the delivery of effective educational programs to students.
- Ability to assist with the general health and well-being of students.
Applications will be assessed against these work related requirements of the position. The business needs of the school may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.
The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.
Further information about Honeywood PS can be found by visiting www.honeywoodps.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.
For further job related information
Please contact Mandy Griffin, Manager Corporate Services, by telephoning (08) 6173 6100 or emailing Amanda.email@example.com.
Mandy Griffin can be contacted on 0484 006 042 during the vacation period (school hours only).
All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.
Your application should include:
- A three (3) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements, in context of the role and business needs of the school;
- A CV of up to three (3) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position;
- The contact details for two (2) work related referees (one being your current line manager).
It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.
You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.
After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.
If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.
Employees will be required to:
- obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment;
- obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check; and
- provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy.
Education Assistants working with Kindergarten students may be required to have, or be actively working towards, a Certificate lll in Education Support (or approved equivalent) in order to meet the educator-to-student ratio outlined in the National Quality Standard for Early Childhood Education and Care.
Approved equivalent qualifications are published by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority.
Employees will be required to:
- complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
- complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy; and
- complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Friday, 24 July 2020.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.