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Education Support Specialist - North West Support School - 971555

Department of Education
Learning
Schools (Northern Region)

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Position details

Applications close: AEST
Award/Classification:Teaching Service (Tasmanian Public Sector) Award - Education Support Specialist
Salary:$66,119 to $70,187 per annum
Employment Type: Permanent, full-time
Region: North West

The Department of Education aims to transform the way Tasmanians access education, training and information services, provide a fresh and exciting approach to lifelong learning and build an education system that inspires and supports all learners to succeed as connected, resilient, creative and curious thinkers.

Duties

To provide support with the delivery of instructional practices and contribute to the improved learning outcomes of students, including high level instructional or differentiated support, small group work and student supervision in a range of key areas involving Early Childhood Education, Literacy and Numeracy, Special Education and Behaviour Support.

This position is required to work across both Burnie and Devonport campuses.

Period of Appointment

Ongoing - Start date of 7 February 2022

Hours per fortnight

70 hours per fortnight

Essential Requirements

The Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Act 2013 requires persons undertaking work in a regulated activity to be registered. A regulated activity is a child related service or activity defined in the Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Regulations 2014. This registration must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of this may be checked at any time during employment.

• Current Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Registration Status - Employment)

Diploma Education Support, Associate Degree Education Support and/or relevant tertiary qualifications.

Desirable Requirements

NIL

Statement of Duties and a reference guide to assist with applying online can be found here:

Statement Of Duties (PDF)

Employment Application Guidelines (PDF)

How to apply

Electronic submission of application is preferred, please click the blue 'Apply Now' button.

Applicants should forward/include:

  • a statement addressing the selection criteria;
  • a resume that contains relevant personal details and work history.

All applicants are required to supply a valid email address with their application for the purposes of email communication.

The cost associated with obtaining a Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Registration Status - Employment) is the responsibility of the individual.

Applications should be made via the Apply Now button and submitted online by 11.30pm AEDT on the advertised closing date.

Should you have any difficulties regarding applying for this vacancy online, please contact Department of Education HR Recruitment and Employment phone +61 3 6165 6285.

Applicants needing more information are encouraged to request specific details of the vacancy from the Contact Person.

Name: Sarah Murphy
Title: Principal
Phone:03 6430 4270
Email: sarah.murphy@education.tas.gov.au

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