Education Assistant - Special Needs



Department of Education Kimberley Education Region Fitzroy Valley District High School Education Assistant - Special Needs Pool Ref SS/SS593535 Level 2/3, $27.41 - $31.91 per hour (EA (Gov) GA 2019) Appointment Pool Do you possess excellent communication skills and are ready to take on new challenges? Fitzroy Valley District High School (DHS) is seeking to establish a pool of Education Assistant - Special Needs for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2019 school year and up to the end of Term 3, 2020.

Placements can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2019 school year, up to the end of Term 3, 2020. The school requires additional support staff to assist the teacher with meeting the educational needs of the students. This may mean working one to one with students with high needs, requiring behaviour support or with groups of students.

It would require a level of confidence to be able supervise children and assist with duty of care. It may require supporting teaching staff to communicate with families about children's needs and supporting learning plans in place to address behaviour, attendance, social and emotional well-being, as well as academic goals. Fitzroy Crossing is a dynamic and exciting community with many positive initiatives.

The school team is committed, enthusiastic and motivated and welcomes applications for individuals who want to work as part of a team. Applicants must be reliable, have good communication skills and be a positive role model for the community. A driver's license is an asset and local Aboriginal people are strongly encouraged to apply.

It is highly desirable for suitable applicants to be able to work as part of a team and be focussed on solutions and have the confidence to engage with local community and families. Fitzroy Valley DHS boasts a dynamic staff and is a fantastic place to work. Facilities are new and comfortable with the Fitzroy River only a short distance away, the work-life balance is a viable reality.

Working at Fitzroy allows opportunities to further develop and the strong cultural background of the town brings a sense of adventure into every day. To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements: 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 implemented.

Organisational skills that will assist in the delivery and development of effective education programs to students and subsequent feedback to teaching professionals or psychologists. Ability to assist teachers or therapi.

State Government of WA
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$27.41 - $31.91 per hour (EA (Gov) GA 2019)


18 Sep 2019


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