Learning Assistant

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CHRISTWAY COLLEGE – WYNDHAM

Learning Assistant

The College is currently seeking applicants for a Learning Assistant position.

This position is part-time, time fraction negotiable, working on student days only. The days worked will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

Ongoing contracts are available depending on the applicant’s circumstances/experience.

ROLE

Learning Assistants play an important role in the support of students with additional needs. They enhance the student learning experience and help students reach their full potential. Learning Assistants work under the direction of a teacher and predominantly work with students who have additional needs, this includes students with neurological and learning disorders, physical disabilities, and behavioural disorders. Learning Assistants work with students from all year levels, both inside and outside the classroom. They support students by implementing a range of teaching and learning strategies such as one-on-one or small group instruction, co-operative learning, scaffolding, modelling and worked examples. They may also be assigned to a specific student that requires one-to-one support in a variety of areas.

Learning Assistants collaborate with the class teacher to reinforce classroom teaching. They assist students with organisation, social competence, accessing activities and appropriate behaviour. The Learning Assistant may also undertake supervision of the class to enable the teacher to spend time supporting students who have additional needs.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applications which will be received as advertised until Wednesday 1 May 2024 and should be marked ‘Learning Assistant’ sent via email to:

·       the Head of Campus, Kerrie Neophytou at kerrie.neophytou@christway.vic.edu.au

·       the Head of Learning Support, Elizabeth Parker at liz.parker@christway.vic.edu.au

Please include:

·       a covering letter

·       a concise curriculum vitae including

o   personal details

o   church involvement

o   career experience, and

o   academic attainments

·       three referees are required to be listed, included one church reference demonstrating an active faith.

CHRISTWAY COLLEGE – WYNDHAM

Christway College Wyndham is a rapidly growing college with big ambitions for each student. The College provides engaging learning opportunities for students from Prep through to Year 9 with year levels 10 to 12 being added over the next 3 years. We provide an innovative learning framework within a safe and supportive Christian environment with a vision for all our students to Grow in Christ, Strive for Excellence and Influence the World

The applicant must subscribe wholeheartedly to the Christway College Statement of Faith, be active Christians and regularly attend church. Christway College is a child safe employer and is committed to the welfare of children and their protection. All potential employees will be required to comply with the College’s Child Safe Policy and Code of Conduct. .[1]

The College reserves the right to interview candidates prior to the advertisement closing date. If you are successful in obtaining an interview you will be contacted by telephone. If your application is not successful, you will be notified by email.

Should you require any further information please telephone the College office or visit our web site at www.wyndhamcc.vic.edu.au.

 

[1] The College is committed to promoting and protecting the interests and safety of children. We have zero tolerance for child abuse. Everyone working at the College is responsible for the care and protection of children. All potential employees and volunteers will be required to comply with the College’s Child Safety Code of Conduct and the College’s Child Protection and Safety Policy. Applicants are required to provide a valid Working With Children Check/VIT and will be subject to background checking in accordance with this policy.

To apply for this job email your details to kerrie.neophytou@christway.vic.edu.au.

Christian Schools Australia

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Have a safe and blessed Christmas!

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