Learning Support Officer

Thomas Carr College

Principal:  Mr Craig Holmes

Email:  principal@thomascarr.vic.edu.au

Applications Close: at 4 pm 18/01/2021

Commencing on or after: 

Position: Education Support Employee

Type: Fixed Term

Hours per Week: Full-time


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Role Description/Criteria

About the College

As a Catholic School Thomas Carr College aims to educate our students with an appreciation of the spiritual as well as the intellectual and physical aspects of their lives. We aim to work with our parents to produce young people of faith and character.

At Thomas Carr College you become a member of a caring community built on Catholic values that have underpinned this emerging school over its 23-year history. Established in 1997 we have a proud tradition of transitioning students from primary school taking them on an inspiring learning experience, to create students who leave us after this six-year partnership as well-rounded individuals. Student centered learning is enhanced via a highly developed middle-years program, abundant technology for all students and state of the art new buildings and refurbishments.

About the role

The Learning Support Officer’s major areas of responsibility are incorporated in those of a normal teaching role. The additional areas of responsibility are:

  1. Provides support to students with additional needs
  2. To assist with the College’s response to the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data (NCCD) process
  3. To provide effective, accurate and comprehensive support for all aspects of Learning Diversity initiatives.
  4. To adhere to all Child Safety legislation and College requirements.

Applications are currently invited from suitably qualified candidates commencing in Term 1 2021.

Suitably qualified and enthusiastic applicants who are prepared to support the religious ethos of the College and possess the following are encouraged to apply:

  • Understanding of and commitment to Catholic Education
  • Willingness to support and accept the Thomas Carr College Vision and Mission Statement and the values that underpin it
  • Demonstrated evidence of working with students and staff in classrooms to support student learning outcomes
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, including the demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with all members of the College community
  • Demonstrated proficiency using computers- the internet, email navigation and Microsoft Office, in particular Word and Excel
  • A demonstrated understanding of child safety and the appropriate obligations and behaviours when engaging with students
  • A Certificate III qualification in Educational Support or equivalent
  • A current Working With Children Check and National Police Record History Check and is a suitable person to engage in child-connected work
  • A driver’s licence

To apply for this position

All applications are to include 3 referees, the applicant's CV and the Thomas Carr College Application Form located on the About Our College section on the College website: https://www.thomascarr.vic.edu.au/about/employment/

Applications close 9.00am Monday 18 January 2021.  


Address: 35 Thomas Carr Drive

Phone: 8734 2444

Website:  https://www.thomascarr.vic.edu.au

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