Education Assistant - AUSLAN
Government of Western Australia
Fremantle, Australia
5d ago

Department of Education Independent Public School - South Metropolitan Education Region Fremantle Primary School Education Assistant - AUSLAN Pool Ref IPS / SS645049 EA (AUSLAN), $34.

41 per hour (EA (Gov) GA 2019)

Advertised Vacancy Number IPS / SS645049

Appointment Pool

Are you passionate about assisting teachers to help students reach their full potential?

Fremantle Primary School is seeking to establish a pool of hardworking and dedicated Education Assistants Auslan for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2021 school year.

Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2021 school year.

As an Education Assistant Auslan, you will provide the highest level of access to the curriculum for deaf students with sign language interpreting and teacher directed tutoring, according to the needs of the students.

The suitable applicants will assist the teacher in delivering planned education programs and encouraging a supportive and inclusive learning environment.

Applicants will be involved in team situations, work under limited supervision and may be required to engage in consultation and provide feedback.

The role will require discretion in problem solving, decision making, choosing methods and processes to achieve educational outcomes that are determined through consultation with the teacher, or other professionals.

The applicant will ideally have good written and verbal communication skills, be able to work well as part of a team and have a good understanding of the issues effecting deaf or hard of hearing students.

You will have the ability to show initiative in completing tasks combined with strong interpersonal skills to build relationships with students, staff and families.

You will be part of a team of experts that includes the Visiting Teachers of the Deaf, Auslan interpreters and dedicated teachers.

The successful applicant will hold a Certificate, Diploma or Advanced Diploma of Auslan Interpreting (Paraprofessional / Professional) and / or NAATI accreditation of have considerable proven experience as an Auslan interpreter.

Fremantle Primary School (PS) is an inclusive learning community located in Fremantle, Western Australia's bustling and vibrant port city.

With a rich diversity of cultural, artistic and sporting facilities within walking distance, students are privy to an array of options uniquely available for an inner-city school.

Fremantle PS prides itself on a sense of community - a genuinely inclusive and nurturing learning environment. With a rich and embedded values program of Care, Excellence and Diversity, our students show respect, honesty and responsibility in their learning and behaviour.

To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements (selection criteria) :

  • well developed oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact with Deaf or Hard of Hearing students, liaise with parents, teachers and community members and where necessary assist teachers in understanding students.
  • well developed organisational skills, including the ability to contribute to a professional team and deliver an effective education program.
  • knowledge and understanding of issues relevant to deaf or hard of hearing students.
  • Applications will be assessed against these work related requirements (selection criteria) of the position. The business needs of the school may also be considered.

    It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.

    The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

    Further information about Fremantle Primary School can be found by visiting or .

    Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available

    For further job related information

    Please contact Leesa Franey, Manager Corporate Services by telephoning (08) 9432 1400 or emailing

    Application Instructions

    All applications are submitted online. Select Apply for Job , at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.

    Your application should include :

  • A maximum of four (4) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements (selection criteria), in context of the role and business needs of the school
  • A CV of up to four (4) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
  • The contact details for two (2) work related referees (one being your current line manager)
  • It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting Apply for Job .

    You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.

    After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.

    If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.


    Employees will be required to :

  • hold a Certificate, Diploma or Advanced Diploma of Auslan Interpreting (Paraprofessional / Professional) and / or NAATI Accreditation or have considerable proven experience as an Interpreter;
  • obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment; and
  • obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check.
  • provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy

    Employees will be required to :

  • complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
  • complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy; and
  • complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.
  • The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.

    Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Tuesday, 22 September 2020




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    WORK TYPE : Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time, Fixed Term - Part Time, Fixed Term - Full Time FTE : 0.1-1.0 LOCATION : Fremantle CLOSING DATE : 2020-09-22 4 : 30 PM


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