Learning Support Assistant

TAFE Gippsland

Sale, VIC

Posted 9/14/2020

  • Fixed Term Contract to 30 April 2021 (Parental Leave Backfill)
  • Part Time 0.6 (22.8 hours per week)
  • Based at TAFE Gippsland’s Sale Gtec Campus
  • Job Reference No. 2055

For over 85 years, TAFE Gippsland has been supporting Gippsland communities to thrive by empowering local students and enabling local businesses through the provision of high quality vocational education. TAFE Gippsland is located in the idyllic regional setting of Gippsland in eastern Victoria, with campuses from Warragul to Lakes Entrance. We are a Child Safe organisation.

Students have the opportunity to transform their future at any one of our 11 campuses across Gippsland by selecting from one of our numerous certificate or diploma courses, short courses or online courses.

About the Role:

Gippsland’s local TAFE is seeking an enthusiastic and passionate Learning Support Assistant to join our busy and engaged Student Services team. As the Learning Support Assistant you will work closely with Teachers to provide support to individuals and small groups. You will help Teachers to create an engaging and exciting learning environment, and to identify the most effective resources to support the learning needs of students.

To be successful in this role you will have a genuine passion and interest in supporting the wellbeing, behaviour and personal development of students to enhance learning opportunities. You will demonstrate a calm and caring approach with the ability to motivate students. This is your opportunity to be part of a committed and dedicated team helping students to achieve tangible and meaningful results.

Education and Experience:

  • Certificate III in Education Support
  • Year 12 Certificate in English, Maths and ICT;
  • Experience working with students with additional support needs
  • Experience of supporting students on a one-on-one basis
  • Experience working with indigenous students would be desirable
  • Evidence of being in a learning support role in a tertiary setting

A six month probationary period applies to this position. Successful applicants must hold a current Driver’s Licence and will be required to satisfy a National Police Record Check (less than 12 months old) and hold a Victorian Working with Children Check.

Please Note: This is a parental leave backfill position.

How to Apply:
Applications must be submitted online and include a current resume and address the Key Selection Criteria. No late or hard copy applications will be accepted.

For specific enquiries relating to this position please contact Sharon Miller, Learning Support Coordinator on 0438 605 582.

For assistance with the online application process, please contact Human Resources on (03) 5120 4540.

Applications close at 2pm on Monday 28 September 2020.

To view and apply for this job on the web visit:

https://jobs.tafe.vic.gov.au/job/14230065