Relief School Officer, Patrick

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Diocese of Townsville Catholic EducationPatrick
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term:

Position: Relief School Officer - Assisted Student Learning (Teacher Aide)
Start date: Term 2 - 20th April 2020
Classification: Casual
Pay Rate: $32.65 per hour

St Patrick's School is a co-educational Catholic primary school located in the rural western township of Winton. The school offers Prep to Year 6 in a small and welcoming Catholic environment. We appreciate and encourage strong parental involvement to nurture and challenge students as they grow in the Catholic faith and develop their potential.  The close working relationship between staff and parents acknowledges the co-educational role and as such, parents feel comfortable and are an active part of school life.

Townsville Catholic Education provides a supportive, flexible working environment where care for the individual is an important part of our ethos.  We employ motivated people who want to work together to produce excellent outcomes for our students. Our staff is recognised as being central to achieving our mission.  

St Patrick's Catholic School is seeking a relief Teacher Aide to assist the school on a casual basis. 

The School Officer - Assisted Student Learning will have key accountabilities across the following:

  • Assist teachers in preparing, implementing and supervising learning programs
  • Be aware of the subject teacher’s expectations of the students in the class and work with the teacher, actively participating in activities, intervening and encouraging students where appropriate
  • Assist individuals or small groups, with activities as part of inclusive teaching and learning practices, supporting the teacher with behaviour management and the development of social skills and classroom skills development
  • Respond to all students in the classroom in a warm and encouraging manner and build collaborative relationships with the students and respond to individual learning needs
  • Participate in meetings, both internal and external as required
  • Communicate with teachers about student progress and areas of need
  • Inform the Assistant Principal on any welfare issues that may arise with students
  • Develop professional relationships with students based on trust and respect, which utilises a strengths based approach
  • Provide general formative feedback to student on performance during the teaching session
  • Role model behaviour in line with the school's mission
  • Proactively monitor and support student wellbeing issues under the guidance of the pastoral care team
  • Work to promote self-esteem and assist with student social interactions by teaching them social skills and discussing with them their social behaviours as required
  • Support collegiate learning by sharing learnings with colleagues
  • Proactively seek opportunities to extend own professional learning via internal and external training.

Applications close 4pm Monday the 27th April 2020.



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