Education Facilitator / Youth Support Worker / Teacher Assistant

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Changing Lives One At A Time

Alta-1 College QLD

Education Facilitator/Youth Support Worker/Teacher Assistant

1.0 FTE Position

Term 1, 2022 Commencement

Caboolture, Queensland

Applications are due no later than 9:00am Monday 31st January, 2022.

About Alta-1

Alta-1 offers learning pathways to disengaged students across Australia. Our classroom and online programs deliver solutions that include community involvement, therapeutic and education outcomes.

Alta-1 is committed to changing the lives of disengaged students through a journey of belonging, self-transformation and offering hope for the future. A sense of belonging and safety live at the heart of Alta-1.

Every student is empowered to gain life skills to support growth on their journey as individuals. The vision that drives Alta-1 is for our students to grow and succeed in life. Christian values underpin our call to “change one life at a time”.

About Alta-1 College QLD

Alta-1 College QLD is a multi-sited, independent, Special Assistance School located in South-East Queensland. Presently the College caters for approximately 75 young people aged 15-19 over two locations in Caboolture. The College has an outstanding staff team of approximately 16 full and part-time staff and is growing.

Alta-1 College is committed to providing a child-safe environment which safe-guards all students and is committed to promoting practices which provides safety, wellbeing and welfare of our children and young people.

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The Opportunity

This is a unique opportunity for a well-qualified and passionate education support person with a heart for at-risk young people. The successful applicant will join a small and dynamic team of educators and support staff. They will be responsible for delivering outstanding support to the Campus Teacher/s and the young people enrolled at Alta-1. The person employed will be able to demonstrate excellent people-skills, an ability to build and maintain great relationships with students, families and staff members, and will carry themselves with professionalism. You will have the opportunity to work one-to-one with young people who require assistance to re-engage in education and journey towards personal recovery. This position will report directly to the Campus Teacher.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Provide exceptional support to the Campus Teacher/s
  • Work under the guidance and direction of the Campus Teacher
  • Work alongside at-risk young people assisting them to reach agreed academic and socio-emotional goals
  • Build positive and respectful relationships with young people, families and staff
  • Model positive living and community engagement for the young people of the college
  • Effectively manage classroom administrative processes

Please refer to the Selection Criteria (below) and Position Description (on our website) for more complete details.

About you
Essential requirements to be considered for the role

  • A practicing Christian who is committed to maintaining a lifestyle consistent with Christian Profession.
  • Passionate about helping disadvantaged young people to improve their lives
  • Cert IV in Youth Work or in Chaplaincy & Pastoral Care or Education Support/Teacher Assistant qualification (or higher)
  • Previous experience working with young people
  • Willingness to work in a collaborative team environment
  • The holder of a Blue Card (or have the ability to obtain one)

Benefits of working for Alta-1 College

  • Salary based
  • Be at the forefront of helping to deliver an outstanding alternative education program to educationally disengaged young people
  • Work in a small team environment to deliver life-transforming opportunities for students

How to apply

If you can see yourself becoming a member of the Alta-1 team and succeeding in this role then please apply. To be considered, your application must include a cover letter addressing the selection criteria, a current resume, the names of three referees and a currently dated written reference from your pastor.

Please submit applications via email to addressed to Mrs Karen Clarke.

For further information regarding this role, please contact Matthew Vandepeer on (07) 5301 8008 or 0431 416 488.

Applications are due no later than 9:00am Monday 31st January, 2022.
N.B. the College reserves the right to appoint this position prior to the closing date for applications listed above.

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Selection Criteria
Please ensure you address the below selection criteria in no more than four pages and submit along with a cover letter, your resume and pastor’s reference.


  1. Demonstrated personal faith and commitment to the Lord Jesus Christ.
  2. Attend church on a regular basis.
  3. Meet the requirements to be granted a Blue Card and a Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check.
  4. Cert IV in Youth Work or in Chaplaincy & Pastoral Care or Education Support/Teacher Assistant qualification (or higher)
  5. Ability to interact with a range of clientele in various capacities.
  6. Proven record of self-motivation, efficiency and professionalism.
  7. Demonstrated ability to work with and learn a variety of computer programs. (Preferably Mac)
  8. Demonstrated ability to manage administration tasks.
  9. Demonstrated capacity to work autonomously and as part of a team.
  10. Hold a valid Driver Licence.


  1. A member of a local church partner supporting the Alta-1 program.
  2. To have previous experience in chaplaincy or youth-based industry/ministry.
  3. Prior experience working with at-risk adolescent students.

To apply for this job email your details to

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