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Student Learning Support Officers - Alesco Illawarra Wollongong Campus

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Job Listing Date
20 Nov 2020
Wollongong, Illawarra & South Coast
Work Type
Part Time
Education & Training, Teaching Aides & Special Needs

Do you believe that every young person, no matter what has come before, deserves a quality education and the opportunity to succeed, and that they can with the right support?

Passionate education assistant, but feel you can’t make the impact you want on your students as part of the “system”?

Need more flexibility and the chance to build meaningful relationships with students so you can help break through their learning barriers?

If your answer is yes, we'd love you to join our education revolution!  Student-centred and student led, within an innovative, flexible, small school environment, where you as a brilliant educator can really have an impact on the future of your students.

Alesco Illawarra is an independent Special Assistance School for Years 9-12, registered and accredited with the NSW Education Standards Authority.  Based in Wollongong with additional campuses in the Southern Highlands and Shoalhaven, our purpose is to create capable, confident and self-assured young people who are connected to their community and able to forge a path to a productive future.

We have 2 part-time Student Learning Support Officer positions available at our Wollongong Campus, commencing Term 1, 2021.

We are excited to launch our new ways of learning at Alesco Illawarra in 2021 and we need passionate educators to help us realise our vision for our students.  More information is available in our applicant information package.

You will have experience working with young people in education or training settings, with education support or youth work, community services or disability services qualifications.


To apply for this position please DOWNLOAD THE APPLICANT INFORMATION PACKAGE at

Please read the "How to Apply" information in the application package.  Applications which do not address the selection criteria (highlighted in yellow) in the position description will not be considered. 

This position is classified as child-related work.  A valid NSW Working with Children Check clearance is essential.

Alesco Illawarra operates under the auspices of WEA Illawarra, which is a not-for-profit Community College, Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and Public Benevolent Institution. 

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
  • Have you completed a qualification in education support?
  • Do you have experience working with children with special needs?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a teacher aide?

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