Queensland Department of Education
Narangba Valley State High School are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Teacher Aide (Identified) to join their team until unless otherwise advised. This is a temporary position for 40 hours per fortnight. This opportunity is for a Teacher Aide who will support activities with the objective of improving learning outcomes of indigenous students. As this is an identified position, it is a mandatory requirement that the successful candidate must have Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage. Verification may be requested.
Welcome to Narangba Valley State High School
Narangba Valley State High School is a high performing leader in secondary education in Queensland. The powerful combination of our size plus our experienced staff enables us to deliver a wide range of specialised programs. Excellence in the arts and cultural pursuits, stunning academic results (including those from our suite of academies), amazing achievements in the sporting arena, all within a safe and supportive, values-based environment, combine to make us the clear school of choice in this district. We set ourselves apart by valuing each individual student and ensuring that each young person graduating from this school is well-positioned for a bright future. Our students work hard, strive to achieve their best and interact positively in a friendly, respectful environment. With a large team of dedicated teachers and support staff, ample resourcing and highly effective classroom practices, there is no doubt as to why we enjoy such a high level of success across the board.
As the Teacher Aide (Identified) you will contribute to the provision of a quality educational service by assisting and supporting teachers with the preparation/enhancement of learning materials and associated activities. You will support activities with the objective of improving learning outcomes of Indigenous students and provide resourcing for cross cultural awareness training to the broader school community. Your responsibilities include;
- Assisting teachers and students with sporting activities and with school excursions.
- Communicating effectively and displaying high level of interpersonal skills to function as an effective team member.
- Development of activities which promote productive partnerships between individual and group members of the community.
- Maintaining anecdotal records on students for use in reviewing student’s development.
When working in regulated employment an employee must have a current Working with Children Clearance (blue card) issued by Blue Card Services.
Verification of Aboriginality and/or Torres Strait Island heritage – For administrative purposes, in relation to an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander identified role, an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person is a person who identifies as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person and is either:
- of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent;
- accepted as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person by the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community in which he or she lives.
By definition a person who is not an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cannot be employed (on any basis) to perform the duties of an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander identified role. Applicants to this position may have to provide confirmation of their Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage. Requesting proof of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage from applicants helps to make sure that this intention is honoured.
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