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Learning Support Assistant - Teacher AideWoodleigh School
Full time and Part-time considered 2023 start Mornington Peninsula location Located on Victoria's Mornington Peninsula, Woodleigh School is an independent, coeducational school comprising two Junior Campuses, Minimbah in Frankston South and Penbank in Moorooduc and a Senior Campus in Langwarrin South. At the heart of a Woodleigh Education is our commitment to the holistic development of every student within our school. We provide a nurturing and challenging environment that supports students to develop the knowledge, skills and dispositions that they will need to thrive, at and beyond school.
We aim to develop independent, resilient, creative and compassionate individuals who can find personal success in life, while making a positive contribution to the communities in which they live. Woodleigh is currently seeking applications for experienced Learning Support Assistant - Teacher Aides based at our Senior Campus in Langwarrin South. The Learning Support Assistant - Teacher Aide is responsible for providing support to students with learning difficulties by implementing direct instruction withdrawal lessons under the guidance of the Individualized Learning Teachers at Senior Campus.
T he Learning Support Assistant - Teacher Aide will ensure that the student is fully included in learning and will be responsible for working closely with the class-teacher to help facilitate their learning. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Working with students with identified learning needs and helping teachers with the delivery of Learning Strategies in conjunction with the Pathways Facilitator. Delivering daily direct instruction lessons (MacLit) to students with learning difficulties.
Working as part of a team to ensure that the well-being, behaviour and personal development of students enhances learning opportunities and life skills. Assisting with classroom programs as required, particularly in the development of students’ learning program, under the supervision of the classroom teacher. Providing in-class support including: Helping students in the classroom with classroom work Helping the teacher with administration regarding these students of concern in this class as directed by class teacher or Pathways Facilitator Providing thorough written feedback to the Director of Inclusion of assistance provided (what, when and to whom) during in-class support Experience and Skills Must be able to demonstrate: Experience working with children in secondary school, previously as a Teacher Aide.
An understanding of appropriate behaviours when engaging with children. Strong interest in Literacy support. Delivery of Direct Instruction Literacy programs such as MuliLit or Corrective Reading.
Minimum qualification of a Certificate of Education Support - Integration Aide/Teacher Aide or a Certificate III in Education Support. Familiarity with some targeted intervention strategies and learning programs. A strong sense of empathy and a warm and welcoming disposi....