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Diverse Learning Officer (Secondary)

  • 492522
  • St Mary's Catholic College - Woree
  • Non-Teaching
  • Term Time - Permanent

Diverse Learning Officer

Commencement Date: 18 July 2022

Employment Type: Permanent, Part Time, Term Time

Salary Range: $29.77 to $31.04 Gross per hour

Closing Date for Applications: Monday 11 July 2022

St Mary's Catholic College, Woree, Cairns

Situated in the southern suburbs of Cairns, St Mary's opened in 1986 and boasts a proud reputation for providing quality Catholic co-education for the families of this exciting and dynamic region.

Committed and dedicated staff work closely with parents to provide students with the supportive and caring environment essential for their spiritual, academic, social and physical development. Young men and women are educated in a co-educational environment which prepares them for the "real" world after secondary education and allows for a variety of learning styles.

About the Role

A crucial aspect of this role is to provide pastoral and learning support to students.  The role and responsibilities of the Diverse Learning Officer primarily involve the provision of assistance to teachers and students in the school and learning environment.  First Nations applicants are encouraged to apply.

Under the direction of teaching staff, the Diverse Learning Officer will:

  • Maintain appropriate behaviours when engaging with children
  • work in classrooms with teachers providing support for students.
  • assist students to engage in learning and assessment as directed by the classroom teacher.
  • liaise with teachers to determine the progress and well-being of students at the College.
  • Support students with a variety of diverse needs including specific cognitive, sensory, and physical needs as well as students for whom English is an additional language
  • Support mobility impaired students
  • assist the coordination and promotion of cultural education events, activities and programs within the College community.
  • operate audio-visual aids, duplicating, issuing learning materials and clerical duties.
  • be part of a team of educators committed to excellence.

Work Requirements

  • Hold a Working with Children Blue Card
  • Be fully supportive of the ethos of Catholic Education
  • The ability to comply with the Chief Health Officer’s COVID 19 vaccination directive

What we offer

  • Annual Leave with 17.5% leave loading
  • Access to salary packaging options to maximise your salary 
  • Access to additional Employer Superannuation Contributions
  • Access to long service leave after 7 years of continuous service (portability of Long Service Leave may also be applicable)
  • 14 Weeks’ paid parental leave 
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program

For further information about the role, please download the Position Description

Intending applicants must be fully committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation.

Catholic Education is an equal opportunity employer.

Position Description: Download File 220623 SMCC-Support-DLO-Level3.pdf

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