Education Support Traineeships - Laverton

AGA

AGA are seeking individuals to undertake an Education Support Traineeship to work with a Special Development School based in Laverton.

  • Located in Laverton
  • Earn and learn
  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification
AGA are seeking 3 x motivated individuals to undertake Education Support Traineeships working in a Special Developmental School located in Laverton. The role will support students between the ages of 5 and 18 with mild, moderate and profound intellectual disabilities associated with physical, social, emotional behavioural, sensory and multiple disabilities. The successful candidates will work 30 hours per week for 12 months whilst completing a Certificate III in Education Support nationally recognised qualification. 
  
Responsibilities:
  • Assist teaching staff by performing non-teaching duties
  • Assist and participate in learning activities
  • Support children with special needs with language and literacy
  • Prepare learning areas and activities
  • Provide individual support to students
  • Provide basic physical and emotional care for students such as toileting, meals and lifting
  • Assist with the preparation of teaching aids and resources
Role Selection Criteria:
  • Good communication skills
  • Patient in dealing with people
  • Mature and sensible
  • Able to work independently and part of a team
  • Enjoy helping children learn
  • Able to accept direction and supervision
Requirements:
  • Drivers licence (preferred)
  • Willing to undertake a Police Check and/or Working With Children Check
  • Genuine interest in working with children 
  • No prior qualifications necessary
  • Mandatory training during the school holidays (both weeks)
AGA Trainees will:
  • Attend accredited RTO training during the school holidays
  • Receive ongoing mentoring & support
  • Receive a weekly wage including entitlements
  • Work 5 x days per week (plus school hours)
  • Work one on one with students
  • Support children with a range of disabilities and/or special needs
  • Government funding available for eligible candidates
AGA is a not for profit company and is one of the largest providers of employment and training services in Australia.

Application close date: Monday the 3rd of February 2020

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted directly.