School Officer (Level 3) - Learning Suppport and Enhancement, Officer

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Date posted:
Start date: March 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

The successful applicant will:

  • have a commitment to and understanding of the ethos and traditions of Catholic Education;
  • currently hold or be eligible to hold a Paid Employee Positive Notice Blue Card; and
  • be eligible to work in Australia for the duration of the appointment.

THE FOLLOWING ADVERTISEMENT IS FOR A SCHOOL OFFICER LEVEL 3. HOWEVER, THE COLLEGE WOULD WELCOME SUITABLE APPLICATIONS FROM APPROPRIATELY QUALIFIED AND EXPERIENCE LEVEL 4 SCHOOL OFFICERS. McAuley College is seeking an appropriately qualified and experienced professional for the role of School Officer to work as part of our Student Support and Enrichment Program (School Officer Level 3). The position is fixed term for the remainder of 2019. It is 30 hours per week, term time only. The School Officer will be required to undertake a range of activities and duties to support students in the classroom (Years 7 to 9) with a passion and experience working with students with a disability. The successful applicant should be able to display proven communication and interpersonal skills, strong literacy and numeracy skills, be able to work effectively in a team, and have proven ability to support students with a wide range of needs. It would be advantageous for the successful applicant to hold a Certificate 3 in Educational Support, or similiar qualification. The successful applicant will be required to work across the typical duties and skills as outlined in the attached Position Description and Duty Statement. Prior to commencing the successful applicant will require a Working with Young People Blue Card and complete a number of mandatory on-line training packages. First Aid qualifications are desirable. McAuley College opened in 2017 and this year enrolled 154 students across Years 7 to 9. The College is master planned to grow to 800 students. The person in this role will provide assistance with the day to day learning and teaching program of the College through direct support of students under the guidance and direction of the classroom teacher and Learning Support Inclusive Education Teacher. The successful applicant will be part of a dynamic and committed foundation staff. Establishing a new school is a privilege which requires staff who are resilient, hardworking and flexible. We are seeking someone who will share the journey, be prepared to work collaboratively, and be excited about building our community. McAuley College is a Catholic school community and therefore the applicant must be supportive of our Catholic values and ideals, and this should be reflected in the manner with which they carry out their duties.

McAuley College is a Brisbane Catholic Education master-planned secondary co-educational College situated in Beaudesert in the heart of the Scenic Rim.  McAuley College opened with Year 7 in 2017 and will expand each year until our first Year 12 students graduate in 2022.  The College has a vision for learning that is contemporary and innovative, whilst also encouraging our students to be life-giving through an active social justice program and appreciation of their ecological footprint. Our College motto of BELIEVE-LEARN-SERVE articulates clearly our foundation values and priorities upon which our College will grow in the Mercy tradition.

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Estimated Start Date:
  March 2019

Position Tenure:   Fixed Term

Weeks Worked:  School term weeks only - holidays unpaid

Tenure Duration (If Fixed Term):   2019

Total Paid Hours (per wk) & Days Required:   30 hours per week - required to work 6 hours per day across the week

Salary Level, Range or Hourly Rate:   Level 3 Step 1 - $27.65 hourly rate

Employment Conditions:   Diocesan Catholic Education Employing Authorities in Queensland Single Interest Agreement 2015-2019

This position involves working with children.  The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child related employment in accordance with the law.

Contact Person:
  Deidre Young

Contact Telephone Number:   5542 3000

Contact Email:

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