Advertised Vacancy Number IPS/SS666694
Are you passionate about assisting teachers to help students reach their full potential?
Anne Hamersley Primary School (PS) is seeking to establish a pool of outstanding Education Assistant – Mainstream for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2021 school year and up to the end of Term 1, 2022. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2021 school year, up to the end of Term 1, 2022.
Suitable applicants will assist in teaching literacy, numeracy and social skills in both a Kindergarten and Pre-Primary setting. Ideally suitable applicants will be flexible and willing to collaborate, work in teams and use explicit teaching techniques. Under teacher direction, you would implement individual or small group programs or demonstrations and assist in the preparation and maintenance of the learning environment and school resources. Suitable applicants will also assist the teacher with care and supervision of students during class activities and excursions, as well as assisting the teacher with the general care and well-being of the students. We are seeking applicants who are skilled, empathetic, collaborative and loyal to the school. They should have the proven ability to perform all tasks within the requirements of their JDF’s and demonstrate creativity and innovative qualities. Central to our requirements are applicants who work well under teacher’s directions and who ideally have some skills in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) area.
Anne Hamersley PS is an Independent Public School catering for children from Kindergarten to Year 6. We deliver an inclusive, diverse and exciting range of programs to our students with teachers and support staff selected to deliver the best possible education for children in the Ellenbrook area.
We are very proud of our rich diversity with children from fifteen countries enrolled in our school. Our focus is on child engagement and wellbeing with a vision that focuses on students, staff and the community living together, learning together, and succeeding together.
We provide a strong foundation in literacy, science, technology and mathematics, with current technologies and equipment being used to deliver a state of the art education. We are dedicated to ensuring all students become proficient in these core subjects, as they drive all future learning. We also provide a strong focus on physical education, music and art.
To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements (selection criteria):
- 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 (selection criteria) 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 Anne Hamersley Primary School can be found by visiting www.annehamersleyps.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.
For further job related information:
Please contact Lisa Snell, Manager Corporate Services, by telephoning (08) 9297 7000 or emailing Lisa.Snell@education.wa.edu.au
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 statement addressing the Work Related Requirements (selection criteria), in context of the role and business needs of the school
- A CV 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:
- Provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy;
- Obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment; and
- Obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check.
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, 5 March 2021.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.