Teacher’s Aide – Primary

Website Nambucca Valley Christian Community School

Teacher’s Aide – Primary

Commences 22 July 2024

The Role

Nambucca Valley Christian Community School (NVCCS) is a thriving K-12 Christian School situated on the Mid North Coast of NSW.

We are seeking a Teacher’s Aide – Primary to work in partnership with the Principal, executive, teachers and administrative staff to actively support the Christian vision, ethos and policies of the school.

A teacher’s aide will assist the learning support and class teachers in a range of administrative duties, which promote and secure good teaching, effective learning, good behaviour and the academic development of students requiring support.

This role is an ongoing part-time position, 9:00am-3:00pm, Monday to Friday during school terms, 27.5 hours per week.

Duties

  • Assist in the educational and social development of students with a disability under the direction and guidance of the Head of Learning Support.
  • Perform supportive administrative functions such as helping teachers prepare learning resources as required and maintain information on students.
  • Assist with supporting students on Individual Education Plans (IEP).  Involving in-class support, such as reading, writing, breaking down tasks and helping students to engage and participate in the in-class learning.

Skills required for this position

  • Have a passion, understanding and knowledge for supporting education of students with a range of abilities and disabilities, utilising related teaching practices and pedagogies.
  • Have an understanding of the diverse needs of students with disabilities.
  • Capacity to innovate, problem solve and develop creative solutions to emerging issues with a focus on improving student outcomes.
  • An ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • An ability to be flexible regarding timetable changes and duties
  • A willingness to work cooperatively with other staff in shared workspaces
  • The ability to problem-solve

Essential Criteria

  • Committed Christian able to subscribe to Nambucca Valley Christian Community School’s statement of faith (available on the website).
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team.
  • Have the ability to support the literacy and numeracy needs of students.
  • Willingness to work in classrooms under the guidance of the classroom teacher, to support students with their learning.
  • Willingness to work positively as part of a team, be flexible and able to adapt to a variety of working conditions.
  • Ability to interact positively with students.

Desirable Criteria

  • Certificate III or IV in School Based Education Support
  • Demonstrated experience working with students with disabilities
  • Demonstrated ability to assist students to achieve their educational goals

Applicants will be required to undergo NSW Working With Children Check, identification verifications and referee checks.

For further enquiries please contact the Head of Learning Support, Kerry Frank on 6568 9311.

Remuneration will be in accordance with the current NSW Christian Schools General Staff Multi-Enterprise Agreement.

To apply for this position:

Submit your application and associated documentation via the School’s website www.nvcccs.nsw.edu.au from the Contact Us > Employment area or here.

  • Address the essential and desirable criteria in a letter of application and CV
  • Provide copies of qualifications (if applicable)
  • Provide a reference from your current pastor/minister
  • Provide an additional two referees, preferably employment related

Applications should be addressed to:

Mr Jeff Allen, Principal, Nambucca Valley Christian Community School

35 Centenary Parade, Nambucca Heads, NSW, 2448

Applications close Thursday 27 June 2024 with interviews to be held on Thursday 4 July 2024.

To apply for this job email your details to natasha.morrison@nvccs.nsw.edu.au.

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Have a safe and blessed Christmas!

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