Education Support and Administration Assistant

Indie School
Albury Area
Education & Training
Teaching Aides & Special Needs
Full time
Posted 4d ago

Indie School staff are committed to changing the lives of young people

Due to increasing student numbers, Indie School Albury is seeking to appoint a full-time Education Support/Administration Assistant (dual role). 

Position Description 

This full-time position is a dual role which includes both education and administration support. 

The successful candidate will support teachers and students in a secondary setting across all daily activities. 

The role also requires the successful candidate to complete administrative tasks, as directed by the Head of School. 

The responsibilities for this role include: 

  • Providing classroom support to teachers and students 
  • Supporting individual students and small groups of students to experience success with their learning 
  • Assisting with excursions and the supervision of students 
  • Prioritising and completing a range of administrative tasks, as required by the Head of School 
  • Communicating professionally with members of our community 
  • Maintaining professional confidentiality 
  • Supporting the philosophy and ethos of the School (the ‘Indie Way’) 
  • Use of the Microsoft Office suite and other online programs, platforms and databases 
  • Completing other duties as determined by the Head of School 

Essential Requirements

  • Qualified Education Assistant, Teacher's Aide, Education Support or equivalent (such as Certificate III or IV) 
  • Currently hold, or willing to obtain, a current National Police check and a Working With Children Check (Victoria)
  • Experience working with students who are, or have been, disengaged from mainstream education, or are at-risk of disengagement 
  • Experience supporting students with a range of learning needs, including disabilities, behavioural disturbances, Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADD/ADHD, low levels of literacy/numeracy, and mental illness
  • An understanding of trauma informed education, or a willingness to gain this knowledge
  • Strong literacy and communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise competing demands
  • Ability to work autonomously, collaboratively (in a small team), and resiliently
  • An understanding of the relevant regulations and legislation that applies to schools and children 

Application 

Please submit, via Seek: 

  • A one page cover letter that explains how you meet the requirements for this role, and 
  • resume (no more than three pages).  

Contact 
If you have any questions about this role, please contact April Fojtik (Head of School) on 0484895541 or April.fojtik@indie.edu.au

Only successful applicants will be contacted 

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your Covid-19 vaccination status?
  • Have you completed a qualification in education support?
  • Do you have a current Police Check (National Police Certificate) for employment?

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