School Assistant – Learning Support Junior School

Website Emmaus Christian College

Inspiring Hearts, Inspiring Minds.

About Our College

Emmaus Christian College is a multi-campus, non-denominational school, providing quality, distinctly Christian education from ELC to Year 12.

We are passionate about delivering exceptional, biblically-based education, and want to partner with you as we outwork our vision of Inspiring Hearts and Inspiring Minds.

Our aim is that our students will graduate as confident and compassionate young adults, well-equipped to take their place in the world. We seek to foster a commitment to Jesus Christ and a passion to live life in such a way as to bring honour and glory to God, in staff and students alike.

About the Role

  • Work among a growing team of committed Christian staff.
  • Provide support to students across the Junior School at our Brooklyn Park Campus, including in-class support, individual support, and small group support.
  • Model and develop positive relationships with students, to foster their social and emotional development.
  • Liaise with teachers and provide feedback on student progress and response to tasks.

For further information regarding the position, please view the full position description available on our website at https://emmauscc.sa.edu.au/about/employment.

Note that casual positions are also available for relief coverage at both Brooklyn Park (Junior School only) and South Plympton (both Junior School and Secondary School) campuses.

About You

  • Be a committed Christian with a strong passion for Biblically based Christian education.
  • Evidence of high-level interpersonal skills and experience in working with staff and young people.
  • Demonstrated ability in problem solving, flexibility, priority setting and time management.
  • Experience in a similar role (particularly within a Junior School) would be highly preferable.
  • Whilst not a prerequisite, holding a Certificate III or IV in School Based Education Support or demonstrating equivalent competencies at this grade would be an advantage.
  • Ability to work confidentially, with tact and discretion.
  • Demonstrated ability to work positively in a team environment.
  • Excellent organisational, prioritisation and time management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to successfully communicate through a variety of means.
  • Current Working With Children Check and RRHAN-EC.

What We Offer

At Emmaus Christian College, we value our employees beyond the workplace. As a member of our Christ-centred community, your unique gifts and talents will be cherished. We are united in our commitment to serve Jesus and inspire young people through high-quality education.

We recognise that we are blessed with staff who are dedicated and skilled, we offer the following to further nurture our team’s wellbeing, development and success.

  • A distinctly Christian organisation with a unified mission for Christian education, including regular staff devotions and worship.
  • Staff member discounts on student fees.
  • Staff Team Building Day and professional development opportunities.
  • Strong culture of hospitality with social events and celebrations throughout the year.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Competitive salaries and benefits.

If you have a passion for actively contributing to growing God’s kingdom and seeing young people thrive, we invite you to apply!

Submitting Your Application

Closing Date: 9:00am, Wednesday 24th July 2024.

Applicants should provide:

  1. A written application that addresses the selection criteria outlined in the position description.
  2. Curriculum Vitae which provides full personal details, qualifications, previous employment and experience.
  3. A completed ‘Application for Non-Teaching Position Form’.

Application submissions must be sent to recruitment@emmauscc.sa.edu.au and include all three documents to be considered. Please reference the Job ID in the subject line: Job ID 240702.

Applications for casual work in Learning Support roles are also welcomed. Please indicate clearly in your application whether you are applying for the part time contract role or casual relief employment.

For further information about this position, please contact Human Resources on 8292 3888 or email recruitment@emmauscc.sa.edu.au

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@emmauscc.sa.edu.au.

Christian Schools Australia

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Have a safe and blessed Christmas!

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