Education Assistant Pool - Temporary and Casual Employment Opportunities
Government of Western Australia
6d ago

Department of Education Education Assistant Pool - Temporary and Casual Employment Opportunities Education Assistants (Government) General Agreement


Advertised Vacancy Number : 626551

This expression of interest is for fixed term and casual, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise in Western Australian Government Schools during the 2020 school year.

As part of the coordinated State Government response to COVID-19, we are seeking expressions of interest from education assistants for various vacancies that may arise in both metropolitan and regional schools. Vacancies include :

  • Aboriginal and Islander Education Officer (AIEO)
  • Ethnic
  • Engagement Centre
  • Special Needs Level 3
  • Special Needs Level 2
  • Mainstream Level 1 / 2
  • Applicants wishing to apply to any of the following categories must be able to produce the stated evidence :

  • Aboriginal and Islander Education Officer (AIEO)
  • Aboriginality is considered essential for this position under section 50(d) of the Western Australian Equal Opportunity Act.
  • You may be asked to provide further details. Please see the attached document for more information.

  • Education Assistant - (AUSLAN)
  • must hold a Certificate, Diploma or Advanced Diploma of Auslan Interpreting (Paraprofessional / Professional) and / or NAATI Accreditation or have considerable proven experience as an Interpreter.
  • Education Assistant - (Braille)
  • must demonstrate appropriate braille transcribing proficiency
  • Education Assistants working with Kindergarten students may be required to have, or be actively working towards, a Certificate lll in Education Support (or approved equivalent) in order to meet the educator-to-student ratio outlined in the National Quality Standard for Early Childhood Education and Care.

    Approved equivalent qualifications are published by the

    Further information about the positions can be found in the attached job description forms (JDF). Please note the different levels and requirements.

    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.

    For further job related information

    Please telephone (08) 9264 4127 or email

    Application Instructions

    Our aim is to make it easy for you to apply!

    If you wish to express your interest, please complete the attached Resume template and then click on the Apply for Job button located at either the top or bottom of this screen.

    You will also be required to attach :

  • identification (i.e. birth certificate, passport, change of name documentation - marriage certificate). If you are unable to scan your documents, a clear image taken with a camera or smartphone will be accepted;
  • evidence of eligibility to work in Australia , including Australian or New Zealand citizenship or Australian work permit (i.
  • e. citizenship papers, Australian work visa with date of entry - ; and

  • any relevant certificates relating to qualifications.
  • It is recommended that you have all of the above documents ready to attach before clicking the Apply for Job button.

    When completing your online application you will be asked to where you would be interested in working. Please only nominate schools where you would accept a position .

    Principals may consider qualified and applicants for suitable vacancies by matching your qualifications, skills, experience and location preferences to their vacancy.

    Applying for this pool does not guarantee appointment. Principals may choose to fill vacancies using other options such as local recruitment activities or advertising positions.

    If you are having trouble submitting your online application , please contact the Recruitment System Support team on (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.


    Prior to any appointment, applicants will be required to :

  • obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment; and
  • obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check.
  • If you are not an Australian citizen, or Australian permanent resident but you have a temporary visa, you will be required to include details of your right to work in Australia.


    Employees will be required to :

  • complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
  • complete any other 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.


    You can view and print these PDF attachments by downloading .

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