Advertised Vacancy Number IPS/SS727840
Campbell Primary School (PS) are seeking to establish a pool of Mainstream Education Assistants for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2022 school year and up to the end of Term 1, 2023. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2022 school year, up to the end of Term 1, 2023.
Campbell PS are seeking reliable and motivated Education Assistants – Mainstream to join their team. Campbell PS is a high-performing school with a culture of excellence and strong community links. Campbell PS’s core curriculum has a strong focus on literacy, numeracy and science. Staff are united by our school values of Kindness, Respect and Resilience, with newly appointed staff expected to exemplify our school’s values. We seek staff who will inspire students to develop an enthusiasm for learning in vibrant, engaging, orderly and supportive classrooms.
As a Mainstream Education Assistant, you should be organised and diligent, with a commitment to maximising student learning outcomes, particularly in the areas of literacy and numeracy. As a Mainstream Education Assistant you will support the teacher to deliver explicit instruction and practices in literacy and numeracy through small group work, individual instruction and intervention when required. Prior knowledge and experience with Cracking the Code, Initial-Lit/ Mini-Lit and/or Guided Reading is highly desirable.
Ideally, you will have developed strong teamwork, communication and interpersonal skills in a recent and relevant educational environment and be able to assist the teacher with the delivery of planned education programs. The initiative and capacity to work independently to deliver specific interventions to small groups of students, would also be highly desirable qualities. The role also includes assisting with the care and well-being of students and maintaining equipment and resources in a safe, tidy learning environment.
Our staff, both teaching and allied professionals offer exemplary teaching practice and care for students. The school has a very strong pastoral care team with staff working collaboratively to ensure success for all students. Campbell PS opened in 2002 and has a longstanding reputation as a high achieving school with a safe and inclusive culture which supports the growth of the whole child. We are located 25 km South of Perth in Canning Vale within the South Metropolitan Education Region. Our school is rich in cultural diversity with 55% of our student population coming from non-English speaking backgrounds.
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 Campbell Primary School can be found by visiting www.campbellprimaryschool.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
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For further job related information
Please contact Paige Goodsell, Assistant Principal, by telephoning 040 9558 311 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
During the school holiday period, please contact Paige Goodsell on 040 9558 311.
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 (selection criteria), 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 who can attest to the claims made in your written application, preferably 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.
Applicants are advised of the recently announced mandatory vaccination policy for various occupations and workforces in WA. Employees working in, or attending school sites are required to be vaccinated in accordance with the policy. More information can be found at Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for WA workforces.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Thursday, 27 January 2022
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.