Koori Preschool Assistant
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 02 April 2020

Classification: School Assistant 3
Salary: $54,617 - $58,781 plus superannuation
Position No: 30731
Directorate: Education
Advertised (Gazettal date): 20 March 2020
Contact Officer: Anna Wilson on anna.wilson@ed.act.edu.au or (02) 6142 3630

Details: In exciting opportunity exists for a Koori Preschool Assistant to join the educational team at Richardson Primary School. The successful applicant will be working as a member of a team to provide support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. The successful applicant will work closely with and receive direction from the teacher in assisting with the management and learning of children in Richardson Primary School's Koori Preschool program. As a part of a team the assistant will assist with program material preparation, behaviour management, supervision of children on the playground and on excursions and any specialised medical requirements. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children aged 3-5 years can participate in a culturally safe play-based program for 15 hours per week to enhance and strengthen cultural connections, identity, and transitions.
Eligibility/Other Requirements:
  • First Aid qualification, or willingness to undertake appropriate training.
  • All ACT public school Preschool Assistants are required to have, or be actively working towards a minimum qualification requirement as detailed in the Education and Care Services National Law Act (ACT) 2011 and regulations.
  • Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to - https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804.
Note: This position at 18:45 per week in the Koori Preschool and 12:30 per week in the Learning Support Unit. This position is a five day per fortnight with additional hours worked in the primary school as a Learning Support Assistant. This is a designated position in accordance with s42, Discrimination Act 1991 and is only open to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage is considered essential and therefore a Confirmation of Aboriginality may be requested.
How to Apply: Please respond to the selection criteria and provide a written curriculum vitae.
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