Preschool Support Assistant – Evelyn Scott School Job at ACT Government – Canberra ACT

Evelyn Scott School is a preschool to Year 10 school located in Denman Prospect. We are looking for a dynamic persons to fill the role of preschool assistants working as part of a larger team. The successful candidate will have a passion for working with young children in a dynamic learning environment.

The role includes working alongside the preschool teacher to implement an effective preschool program which is based on children’s individual interests and needs. As a part of a team the assistant will assist with program material preparation, behaviour management, supervision of children on the playground and on excursions and any specialised medical requirements.

The preschool staff participate fully in the whole school activities, timetables and events. The successful applicant will possess strong interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with all members of staff, children, families and the wider school community.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:
Certificate Ⅲ in Education Support

First Aid Certificate or a willingness to undertake appropriate training.

Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to – https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804.

Note: In accordance with the Public Health (ACT School or Early Childhood Education and Care Workers COVID-19 Vaccination) Emergency Direction 2021, all ACT Education Directorate employees working in the following education settings will be required to provide evidence of their ability to comply with the public health direction, including having received a current course of an approved COVID-19 vaccine or holding an approved exemption (where applicable):

schools that cater for children under 12 (preschool to year 6 schools)

specialist schools

flexible learning programs, and

early childhood education and care services (including out of school hours care)

P-10 schools where they share a campus with those younger years.

High schools and colleges that do not share a campus with primary school students are not covered by the mandate.

A Merit Pool will be established from this selection process and will be used to fill vacancies over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.

How to Apply: Please submit a written response to the Selection Criteria of no more than two pages, along with your current curriculum vitae. Referee reports will be sought for shortlisted applicants and are not required as part of the application.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

Applicants should note that a Joint Selection Committee (JSC) established in accordance with the collective/enterprise agreement provisions will assess all applications for this position.

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Company: ACT Government –

Company Location:  Canberra ACT

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