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Teacher Aide - Lochington State School

Queensland Department of Education - Rockhampton City, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training
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An exciting opportunity exists for a dedicated, innovative and passionate individual to join the team at Lochington State School. This temporary part-time opportunity is available from 12 July 2021 to 01 April 2022, unless otherwise determined and is available in a 0.52FTE capacity.

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About The School

Built by the local community on a cattle property in 1951, Lochington State School is a small rural school situated in the Central Highlands Region of Queensland. Being a small school, our class is multi-aged. Older students are encouraged to take leadership roles and all children work and play together, forming lifelong friendships, while aiming to improve their learning outcomes. The staff and wider community are committed to providing our rural students with high quality education and opportunities to participate in meaningful learning experiences.

About The Role

As the Teacher Aide you will have responsibility for the following:

  • Assisting teachers and students with sporting activities and with school excursions.
  • Assisting with the management and stocktaking of equipment and resources.
  • Communicating effectively and displaying high level of interpersonal skills to function as an effective team member.
  • Maintaining anecdotal records on students for use in reviewing student's development.
  • Displaying respect and empathy for students with high level needs.
  • Displaying confidentiality, tact, reliability and sensitively to students and their families.
  • The compiling and supervising of class rolls.
  • Clerical assistance duties including typing teachers' notes and work programs, duplicating and photocopying teaching materials, checking bus lists, collation and duplication of exam papers, recording of examination results, compiling students results records, assisting in organising off site activities etc.
  • Assisting in the supervision of education activities, under the direction of a teacher.
  • Assisting in preparing, storing, making available and clearing away teaching equipment and materials.
  • Assisting teaching staff with playground and bus supervision.
  • Contributing to the welfare, health and safety of students including the delivery of first aid. Where the teacher aide is required to administer first aid, the teacher aide would be required to be formally trained in the administration of first aid, and keep such qualifications current. All costs associated with obtaining and maintaining qualifications would be met from school funds.
  • Assist students with special needs, this may in certain circumstances extend to moving disabled pupils, assisting with positioning, assisting with meals, toileting and dressing of pupils unable to care for themselves. Suitable training is essential.
  • Assisting with science demonstrations, textile and cooking classes; e.g. collation of food lists, purchasing, preparation and storage of materials.
When working in regulated employment an employee must have a current Working with Children Clearance (blue card) issued by Blue Card Services.

To Apply Please Attach The Following
  • A brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • A maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to the key capabilities under the ‘How you will be assessed' section in the attached role description.
Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

Occupational group Education & Training

Rockhampton City, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training


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