Education Assistant (Learning Support)

St James’ Anglican School offers students multiple pathways for their education. To achieve this, we have a dedicated Satori (Enrichment) department who are seeking to appoint 2, 0.5 FTE education assistants to share 1:1 support responsibility in Term 1, 2024.

In addition to providing 1:1 assistance, the flexibility to support the teaching, learning and differentiation of students across both the Junior and Senior School is also required.

Previous experience supporting students with additional learning and/or medical needs and a Cert IV is highly desirable; however, experienced Cert III Education Assistants are welcome to apply, if they hold relevant tertiary qualifications.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not restricted to:

  • Know and connect with key students, and Satori students in a manner according to their identified needs.
  • Work collaboratively with the Satori team, classroom teachers and external agencies, as required.
  • Assist students in participating in practical lessons.
  • Support students in transporting between lessons.

Skills / Knowledge / Attributes

  • Adaptable to the needs of students 
  • Open to learning new skills
  • Genuine rapport with young people
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Flexibility

Qualifications / Experience

  • Certificate III or IV in Education Support (essential)
  • Experience supporting students with medical conditions (desirable)
  • Experience or desire to work with students across Junior & Senior School
  • Working with Children Check


  • Work collaboratively within a supportive and passionate school.
  • Provide classroom level support to enable high quality, student centred learning.
  • Work with individual students or groups of students as required under the supervision and direction of the class teacher.
  • Promote student confidence, resilience, and independence at all times.
  • Support staff in the preparation of resources to enhance learning activities.
  • Promote student inclusivity.

The successful candidate will

  • Have excellent communication skills with both staff and students.
  • Be able to support the Christian ethos of the School.

St James’ Anglican School is an equal opportunity employer and a Child Safe School.

Applicants MUST complete the Application Form found on our website, and ensure the following information is noted in their resume and/or covering letter:

  1. Full name and nationality.
  2. Date and place of birth (optional).
  3. Address and contact details.
  4. Any relevant personal details.
  5. Current position and areas of responsibility.
  6. Details of previous appointments and career achievements with particular reference to the position being advertised.
  7. The names and addresses of three professional referees who may be approached in confidence about the applicant.
  8. A current Working With Children Check and Police Clearance with a 100-point identity check will be required if a position is offered.

The applicant needs to provide:

1.   Covering letter and resume.

2.   Copies of relevant qualifications.

3.   A completed Employment Application Form (Found on our website

Please send through applications to [email protected]

Applications for this position close on Monday 4 December 2023, at midnight WST.


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