School Officer – Learning Support Assistant, Mayfield

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Catholic Schools Office Maitland- NewcastleMayfield
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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Temporary
Location MAYFIELD St Dominic's Centre Vacancy TypeTemporary Part Time Hours/FTE30 Hours Description Part-time temporary Learning Support Officer Position to provide support in learning and behaviour management at St Dominic's Centre, Mayfield for 30 hours per week. Position Requirements • Willing to support the mission of the Catholic School

• Highly developed technology skills and an ability to use technology for education support

• Able to work cooperatively and collaboratively as a member of a team

• Must have a cooperative nature and kind manner and be capable of supporting children with high support needs in their learning and independence

• Must have experience working with students who exhibit challenging behaviours and be able to follow plans and procedures put in place for these students

• Preferred applicant may be required to work across all stages of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Mod, Intellectual Disability and Deaf or Hard of Hearing. Essential Criteria • A relevant understanding of the philosophy at Catholic Education.

• Current Working With Children number must be recorded on application.

•Be appropriately qualified as a Learning Support Assistant with relevant experience catering for students with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Moderate Intellectual Disability and Deaf or Hard of Hearing.

• Ability to support the implementation of individualized positive behaviour, which supports and responds to critical incidents using MAPA or PART Strategies.

• Qualifications in Special Education and experience teaching students with developmental disabilities. CommencementStarts28/1/20 Finishing Date18/12/20 Conditions of EmploymentSalary is in accordance with New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2017. Applications Close Friday 06 December, 2019 InstructionsForward your Curriculum Vitae together with a covering letter addressing selection criteria via email (preferred) as one pdf to the contact person. Contact Name Telephone   Veronica McLoughlin ( 4968 1295 Applications to:

By email (preferred):

Veronica McLoughlin

By post:

St Dominic's Centre
76 Havelock Street

Specific School Requirements/ Additional Info The application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae and statements addressing the criteria. The preferred applicant will be required to complete the registration process for the Diocese. Please email applications to Principal as directed or applications will be received at the school up to 9am on the closing date.

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