INDIGENOUS TEACHER ASSISTANT – PORT MACQUARIE NSW

Indigenous Teaching Assistant

St Agnes Primary School, Port Macquarie

 

DUTIES WILL INCLUDE:

  • General teacher assistance, organisation and resource preparation
  • Working with students
  • Quick Smart Numeracy Program
  • Assistance with playground duties
  • Leading Cultural Group Experience with students
  • Liaising with parents and local community organisations

 

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:

  • Must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander decent (Must provide proof)
  • Must hold a current Working with Children Check clearance

 

The Teacher Assistant will also act as a role model for students by encouraging them to take pride in all aspects of their schooling.

 

SELECTION CRITERIA WILL FOCUS ON:

  • An understanding of and commitment to Catholic ethos and values
  • Experience in running the Quick Smart numeracy program
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Willingness to work in collaboration with teaching staff
  • Sound literacy and numeracy skills
  • Ability to lead cultural groups
  • Knowledge and appreciation of the ways students learn.
  • Sound ICT competency
  • Preparedness to work with small groups of children.

 

ROLE DESCRIPTION: INDIGENOUS TEACHER ASSISTANT

 

The role of the Indigenous Teacher Assistant will mainly be to assist with the learning of targeted students. This will be achieved by:

 

  • Preparing materials to use in programs under guidance of the classroom teacher. These involve Individual Education Plans and Personalised Learning Plans.
  • Supporting and encouraging students in the classroom.
  • Encourage students through regular feedback about their progress and also report to teachers.
  • Ongoing Professional Learning opportunities.

 

St Agnes’ Primary School

PO Box 5221

PORT MACQUARIE NSW 2444

sapport@lism.catholic.edu.au QUOTE TES

 More Information: http://www.lism.catholic.edu.au/media/Documents/Employment/PositionsVacant/Non%20Teaching%20Positions/Prim-PortStAgnes-Indigenous%20TA.pdf?site=aus

 

Closing date for applications: 16/07/13

 

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