Teacher’s Assistant Prep

  • School Mansfield Steiner School
  • Closing Date Oct 7 2022

Teacher’s Assistant Prep

We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Classroom Support (Teacher Assistant).

This position will work in collaboration with the Class Teacher. This position is a full time, ongoing opportunity. Hours of work are 8:30 am until 4:36 pm, 38 hours per week (1.0 FTE), Monday to Friday. 

The primary objective of the Teacher Assistant is to assist teaching staff in providing the best possible education for each child, in line with the school’s values and educational objectives. This position will undertake routine tasks that are usually carried out under close supervision and direction.

Key Selection Criteria

The successful applicant will have, or be willing to obtain:

  • Working with Children Card
  • National Criminal Police Check
  • First Aid Certificate

Desirable

  • Have skills, experience or be working towards qualifications in education.

The successful applicant will

  • Be willing to undertake routine support tasks across a range of functions in one or more areas.
  • Be able to work collaboratively and to communicate effectively with members of the school community including students. 
  • Be able to adapt with the needs in a classroom and prioritise tasks.
  • Be willing to learn and use a wide range of strategies to cater for diverse student needs and backgrounds, including children with a disability.
  • Assist children with additional needs.
  • Assist with monitoring, recording, and evaluating children’s learning and experiences and be able to assist students who need adjustments to their program.
  • Support and guide children’s behaviour in positive ways.
  • Have the ability to critically self-reflect and to follow instructions.
  • Inspire, motivate, and maintain a positive learning culture.
  • Be passionate about high quality Steiner education and continuous improvement.
  • Have an understanding of Child Safe Standards.
  • Have a commitment to understanding Steiner Education.

The position is ongoing, commencing Term 1, 2023. Mansfield Steiner School is dedicated to maintaining a child safe environment and is committed to the safety, welfare and wellbeing of children.

For further information please contact Glenn Hood by emailing admin@mrssk.vic.edu.au

Applications close October 7th 2022. A cover letter and resume with 3 referees, can be emailed to admin@mrssk.vic.edu.au