Aboriginal Teacher Assistant (Other)

Aboriginal Teacher Assistant (Other)

Catholic Education Western Australia | leederville, WA, AU

Posted 9 days ago

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Position Details

The Aboriginal Teacher Assistant is responsible for supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to enhance their learning outcomes within the College.
The Aboriginal Teacher Assistant achieves this by developing constructive and respectful relationships with all members of our community and supporting the holistic participation of Aboriginal students in the life of the College.
The Aboriginal Teacher Assistant provides cultural advice and support to students, staff, and the wider community to increase the understanding and appreciation of Aboriginal people, histories, cultures, and spirituality.
Within the role, the Aboriginal Teacher Assistant supports the Catholic Identity of the College and undertakes additional duties as directed by the Principal.

Selection Criteria

The individual appointed to the position of Aboriginal Teacher Assistant must:
• Have previous experience in a similar role
• Possess a high level of interpersonal and communication skills
• Be committed and supportive of working in an innovative learning environment
• Demonstrate the capacity to work as a member of a team
• Be willing to be flexible within the unique context of a school environment
• Treat all information of the College in a confidential manner
• Demonstrate integrity and acts in accordance with the College’s codes of behaviour
• Be an active member of the Catholic Church and be free from any impediment to full acceptance by the Church
• Hold and maintain a Working with Children Check and Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check
• Hold and maintain Accreditation to Work in a Catholic School
Qualifications Required • Certificate 2 or higher in Education Support
• Certificate in Special Needs
For Further information please visit www.motherteresa.wa.edu.au Catholic Education Western Australia encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability, people of all ages and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. To be eligible to apply for this role you must be legally permitted to work in Australia.

Applicants must be fully supportive of the objectives and ethos of Catholic education.

In applying for this position you will be providing personal information to the School. This information will be used in order to assess your application for employment.

A current National Police History Check as issued by the Department of Education Western Australia must also be included. The appropriate Criminal History Record Check form is available from the Department of Education