Classroom Support Assistant (Multiple positions) - St Patrick's - Cooma NSW

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Work type: Temporary
Location: St Patrick's Central (Cooma)
Categories: Classroom & Learning Support

Location: Cooma, NSW
Employment Type: Part-Time, Temporary
Salary Range:  $57,255 to $65,013 + Superannuation (based on skills and experience)
Start Date:  Commencing as soon as possible to 16 December 2022
Closing Date: 11.55pm, Thursday 11 August 2022

At St Patrick’s, you will find a school community comprising dedicated staff, interested and involved parents and students who are proud of their achievements and their school. We provide well-resourced classrooms and playing areas and, most importantly, a shared vision to provide an environment where every child is valued and can experience success. 

St Patrick's is a school known for their welcoming and caring workplace, located in the beautiful serene town of Cooma in NSW. This position would present the successful applicant with a great opportunity to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, only being one hour away from Perisher Valley.

About the Role

The Learning Support Assistant is responsible for assisting with the implementation of the vision for teaching and learning in the school and supporting structures and processes which ensure that students’ learning is optimal.

The Learning Support Assistant needs to facilitate collaborative processes that build relationships and promote shared commitment, partnership and a sense of achievement.  As a member of the Learning Support Team, it will be essential to work with the Learning Support Teacher and Principal in meeting the goals of St Patrick’s Parish School.

Essential Criteria

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Communicate effectively in both written and verbal format with students/ staff, as needed
  • Work collaboratively as member of a tea
  • Maintain confidentiality and manage challenging situations with composure and diplomacy
  • Effectively use computer programs and resources
  • Work with students with a variety of learning and social needs
  • Respond to the learning and social/emotional needs of students
  • Learn new skills in relation to supporting students’ learning needs

Please refer to the role description for an in-depth detail regarding criteria and skill set required.

Application Process

Applications are invited from interested candidates able to demonstrate a commitment to the vision of Catholic Education.

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and current resume including a statement of suitability against the skills, attributes and experience as outlined in the position description.

This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child related employment in accordance with CE policy.

For further information about the School, please visit our school website here.

Information about Catholic Education Archdiocese of Canberra & Goulburn can be accessed here.

Position specific queries: Please contact Frances Robertson on 02 6452 1721 or via email

Application queries: Please contact the Recruitment Team on 02 6234 5427

Position Description

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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