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  • Unique opportunity to support the education and wellbeing of children & families
  • $68,657 + super, salary packaging (up to $17,000 tax free) & gifted leave
  • 1 x Full Time, 12 Month Maximum Term Contract from August 2023 – August 2024
  • Based in Waranara School, Marrickville (NSW)


The Learning Support Assistant provides day-to-day learning support to the school’s students as well as one on one literacy and numeracy intervention to their educational needs to achieve high school qualifications.

Please apply as soon as possible, applications will be considered as they are received.Submit a short covering letter outlining your relevant skills and experience along with your CV by applying through SEEK


  • Learning support students
  • Implementing YARC testing
  • Working closely with the Deputy principal and regularly liaising with the teaching and wellbeing staff at Waranara School.
  • Working in an integrated way with other workers at Good Shepherd, community stakeholders and partners to ensure the individual needs of students are met.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Hold qualifications in teaching assistant, learning support or education
  • Have demonstrated knowledge of relevant Child Protection policy and practice frameworks and legislation
  • Has effective interpersonal, time management, communication and negotiation skills
  • Have demonstrated experience in preparing written reports, maintaining records, including case notes and reporting
  • Has experience in literacy and numeracy intervention
  • Has an understanding of learning disabilities and how to support students
  • Evidence of full Covid-19 vaccination, or medical exemption
  • A satisfactory Police Check
  • A current Employee Working with Children’s Check (WWCC)

Position Description

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Salary Packaging

Development & Learning Opportunities

Paid Parental Leave

Paid Study Leave

Long Service Leave

Flexible Working Arrangements

We encourage all candidates to review the hyperlinked position description before submitting an application.

To apply please submit a short covering letter outlining your relevant skills and experience along with your CV through the portal, the hyperlink is displayed for each individual role.

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Please apply as soon as possible, applications are considered as they are received.