About St Paul’s

Teacher Aides – Pre-Prep

TWO x VACANT POSITIONS

 

One x Permanent Position:

Full Time, Term Time

Commencing on Wed 19 Jan 2022

 

One x Maternity Leave Position:

Full Time, Term Time

For one year

Commencing on Wed 19 Jan 2022

Concluding on Tues 29 Nov 2022

 

St Paul’s School is located in the outer northern Brisbane suburb of Bald Hills. It is an Anglican co-educational school from Pre-Prep to Year 12 with an International School.

The School is seeking two experienced Pre-Prep Teacher Aides for the Junior School/ELC.  One is a permanent, full time, term time position commencing on Wednesday 19 January 2022. The other is a full time, term time position to cover a staff member on maternity leave for one year, commencing on Wednesday 19 January 2022 and concluding on Tuesday 29 November 2022.

SELECTION CRITERIA

Applicants for the above positions are to respond to the following selection criteria.

Qualifications

  • Qualifications are mandatory for this position: a Certificate III in Children’s Services (or a Diploma) is required;
  • First Aid Certificate.

Essential 

  • A professional and courteous phone manner;
  • A high level of organisational and interpersonal skills;
  • A high level of communication, written and verbal skills;
  • Ability to find solutions through creative thinking and collaboration;
  • ICT proficiency;
  • A service ethic;
  • Ability to work to deadlines;
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal explicit direction and supervision;
  • A willingness to be a member of a team and to work collegially with other staff members;
  • High level of professional standards and conduct;
  • Experience working in a school setting would be an advantage;
  • Willing support for the Anglican Ethos of the School;
  • Possession of a current blue card (Working with Children Check by Blue Card Services). This is non-negotiable. The successful candidate must have a current Blue Card before commencing work at the School;
  • Agree to undergo a Criminal History/Police Check conducted by the School;
  • Agree to be checked against the Anglican Church’s National Professional Standards Register (as per the Student Protection in Anglican Schools Procedures);
  • Must be an Australian resident and eligible to work in Australia.

Criminal History Checks 

  • The School will conduct a Criminal History/Police Check on the successful applicant;
  • The offer of this position is subject to the successful outcome of the Police Check and the possession of a current blue card (Working with Children Check by Blue Card Services);
  • Should the Police Check or Blue Card reveal a negative outcome, this position will be immediately withdrawn.

POSITION DESCRIPTION & GUIDELINES

  1. Applicants should address the Position Description;
  1. Applicants should refer to the Recruitment Application Guide for Job Applicants;
  1. The School has a commitment to creating environments for children and young people to thrive. All staff must comply with the School’s Code of Conduct. All applicants are instructed to read and reflect their agreement of the School’s Code of Conduct – A Code of Conduct for Anglican Schools and Education & Care Services.

APPLICATIONS

Applications are to include:

  • Responses to the abovementioned Selection Criteria (refer to the Position Description, Recruitment Application Guide for Job Applicants, and Code of Conduct);
  • A current CV;
  • A copy of current Blue Card;
  • Names and contact details of three referees (phone and email).

Applications close at 4.00pm on Wednesday 10 November 2021.

Only electronic applications will be considered.  Applications sent in the mail or hand delivered will not be accepted.

DO NOT APPLY VIA SEEK. ALL APPLICATIONS TO BE EMAILED DIRECTLY TO THE HEADMASTER, AS PER INSTRUCTIONS BELOW.

Applications are to be addressed as follows and sent via email only:

Dr Paul Browning
Headmaster
St Paul’s School
Strathpine Road
BALD HILLS QLD 4036
[email protected]

SHORTLISTING & INTERVIEWS

  • Only those shortlisted will be contacted.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be notified by Monday 15 November 2021.
  • Interviews will be held on Friday 19 November 2021. All shortlisted candidates must be available to attend an interview, in person, at the School on the 19th.

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