School Officer (Assisting Students with Diverse Needs) - St Vincent's Primary School, CLEAR ISLAND WATERS

Brisbane Catholic EducationClear Island Waters

St Vincent’s Catholic Primary School Clear Island Waters is situated on the Gold Coast  and prides itself on the spirit that can be found in our community. We are a co-educational school with a current enrolment of around 800 students from Prep through to Year 6. Our school offers the latest in teaching and learning, technology and a wide range of extra curricular activities. We are a high quality inclusive Catholic school offering our students a rounded education that supports personal growth based on Christian values and the values of the Sisters of Mercy and St Vincent de Paul.

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We are seeking a School Officer to undertake a range of tasks in supporting the needs of students, under the direction of the Guidance Counsellor, Support Teacher Inclusive Education, and classroom teachers.

The role of the School Officer (Assisting Students with Diverse Needs) is to work with teachers to provide direct support for students with additional and/or diverse needs in their learning and their participation in school life.

About the role:

To support students with additional/diverse needs, in particular, support with developing social emotional skills. This support may occur as targeted activities working directly with students, and in class support to assist with curriculum access and learning engagement.

Skills and Experience:

• Previous experience as a School Officer
• Proven communication and interpersonal skills
• An understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder
• An understanding of social/emotional challenges
• Worked within a classroom
• A willingness to work collaboratively as part of a team
• Demonstrated an ability to apply your skills in supporting students to achieve successful learning outcomes

Applicants must hold a minimum of a Certificate 3 in Educational Support or, equivalent relevant qualification or, appropriate relevant experience.

A cover letter addressing the criteria outlined above should be included with your Resume attachment.

To be successful in this role you will:

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

Estimated Start Date: 
Commencing April 2021

Position Tenure:  Fixed Term

Weeks Worked:  School term weeks only (holidays unpaid)

Tenure Duration (If Fixed Term):  2021 School Year

Total Paid Hours (per wk) & Days Required: 3 days/wk (16.5 hours/wk) Tue, Wed, Thu (negotiable)

Salary Level, Range or Hourly Rate: School Officer Level 4 - $31.44 per hour

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

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.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Contact Person:
  Donna Dunlop

Contact Telephone Number:   5572 1688

Contact Email:

Closing Date:     18-Apr-2021

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