Positions Available:

Learning Support Officer

Sacred Heart School, Casterton, is seeking applications from suitable persons for the position of Learning Support Officer. This is a Fixed Term Position and is for 28 hours per week (Monday to Friday) for the remainder of the school year, commencing on Tuesday 23rd April, 2019.

Role Description:

The role involves working closely and as part of a team with other LSO's, the Learning Diversity Leader and classroom teachers to provide support for students with diverse learning needs.

The successful applicant will support student learning under the direction of a teacher with individual and small groups of students both within and outside of the classroom to assist them with their educational and development programs. 

It is expected that the successful applicant will:

·         Possess a Certificate IV or higher qualification in Educational Support (desirable)

·         be committed to the values and ethos of the Catholic education system

·         be highly motivated, committed, positive, friendly and enthusiastic

·         have some experience working with students with a diverse range of needs

·         display effective communication and organisational skills and the ability to be flexible, proactive and resourceful

·         use initiative within the class environment to ensure optimal student support

·         be able to communicate frequently and sensitively with families

·         be able to work as part of team

·         be self motivated and able to work independently if necessary

·         have the capacity to cater effectively for a diverse range of learning needs

·         be able to build positive relationships with children and assist in creating learning environments where all are valued and challenged

·         demonstrate an understanding of child safety and the appropriate obligations and behaviours when engaging with students

·         be committed to professional learning and ongoing improvement

·         be able to use ICT

This community of Sacred Heart School, Casterton is committed to the safety, wellbeing and protection of all children in our care. All applicants need to demonstrate a commitment to the same principles.

Child Safety

1.       Have a clear understanding of Ministerial Order 870 on Child Safety as it relates to the School’s Code of Conduct, policies, procedures and practice

2.       Be familiar with and comply with the school's child-safe policy and code of conduct, and any other policies or procedures relating to child safety

3.       Provide students with a child-safe environment

4.       Uphold a zero tolerance attitude towards child abuse

5.       Ensure cultural safety for Aboriginal children and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds

6.       Provide a safe and accessible environment for children with a disability

7.       Implement strategies that promote a healthy and positive learning environment

Special Requirements

Applicants must have:

·         current Working With Children Check

·         current Police Check or willing to get one completed

·         three professional referees

Click here for more information about the application process.

Applications close:

Wednesday 27th March, 2019 at 4pm.

How to apply

The Principal
Mr Evan Wrobel
Sacred Heart School, Casterton 39 Robertson St, CASTERTON Vic 3311
Email: principal@shcasterton.catholic.edu.au
Phone: 03 5581 1131

Emergency Teachers

Interested persons should provide the following to the principal:
   - Application Form (Including Declaration of Prior Conduct)
   - CV (including work history)
   - List of nominated referees 

How to apply

The Principal
Mr Evan Wrobel
Sacred Heart School, Casterton 39 Robertson St, CASTERTON Vic 3311
Email: principal@shcasterton.catholic.edu.au
Phone: 03 5581 1131