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Job title : Education Assistant - Special NeedsState Government of WA
Independent Public School - North Metropolitan Education Region Eden Hill Primary School Education Assistant - Special Needs Pool Ref IPS/SS700697 Level 2/3, $28.59 - $33.09 per hour (EA (Gov) GA 2021) Advertised Vacancy Number IPS/SS700697 Appointment Pool Eden Hill Primary School (PS) is seeking to establish a pool of enthusiastic and dedicated Education Assistant - Special Needs for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2022 school year.
Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2022 school year. The suitable applicants should ideally have a high level of interpersonal skills to enable them to work collaboratively with staff members in the delivery of planned education programs under the direction of the teacher or unsupervised, and in promoting a supportive and inclusive learning environment. The ability to assist in the delivery of planned programs and provide monitoring feedback of students' performance is essential of this role.
Suitable applicants will possess the knowledge and experience of working with students with a range of disabilities and learning difficulties and the ability to support student growth, both academically and socially, within the classroom setting. They will have the knowledge of effective strategies to support students, combined with the ability to be highly organised and use initiative. The suitable applicants should ideally demonstrate experience working with students with Autism Spectrum Disorder across year levels K-6.
Experience working with students with complex behaviours, mental health issues, vision and hearing impairment, diabetes and learning difficulties would be an advantage. Furthermore, experience in using direct and explicit instruction, MULTILIT, Letters and Sounds, Zones of Regulation, and trauma informed practices and technology would be highly desirable. The Education Assistant - Special Needs may be working with small groups and or individual students in the classroom or another setting, to support their academic and social development during their time at the school.
Eden Hill PS centres on a positive school culture. We provide a very supportive working environment and always look to support the professional development and well-being of staff and students. Our school is a happy, friendly working environment, where everyone counts.
To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements (selection criteria): Good written and oral communication skills, including the ability to interact with students with special needs, parents and teaching professionals on the provision of educational programs, and to assist teachers in understanding students where necessary. Good interpersonal skills, including the ability to work as part of a team in the evaluation of educational programs, including special education and therapy programs where these have been impleme....