Education Assistant - Mainstream TF278

Education Assistant - Mainstream TF278

21 Sep
Government of Western Australia

21 Sep

Government of Western Australia


Independent Public School - South Metropolitan Education Region Bertram Primary School Education Assistant - Mainstream Pool Ref IPS/SS706220 Level 1/2, $26.47 - $30.77 per hour (EA (Gov) GA 2021)

Advertised Vacancy Number IPS/SS706220

Appointment Pool

Bertram Primary School (PS) is seeking to establish a pool of Mainstream Education Assistants for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2021 school year and up to the end of Term 3, 2022. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2021 school year, up to the end of Term 3, 2022.

As a Mainstream Education Assistant you will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of planned education programs, including managing small groups of students under the direction of the teacher that will help in the development of young minds and support the general health and wellbeing of students.

Suitable applicants will also assist with the preparation and maintenance of the learning environment by maintaining equipment, materials and resources for use in classes, displays and demonstrations and will assist the teacher with the clean and safe storage of items after classes and activities. Ideally you will have the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, as well as possess good written and oral communication skills to enable the implementation of individual or small group based programs.

Bertram PS is an Independent Public School located in the Bertram housing subdivision south of Perth. Bertram is a local intake school.

As an Apple Distinguished School and with a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) iPad program all staff are expected to plan, share and implement programs using this and other technology to improve learning opportunities for students. Experience and knowledge of Information and Communication Technology and iPads in a learning environment is highly desirable.

The school focuses significant energies on addressing the needs of each child and staff are expected to work collaboratively to help students achieve at or above the expected standards.

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

- Sound oral and written communication skills, including the ability to interact with students, parents and teaching professionals.

- Sound interpersonal skills including the ability to work as part of a team.

- Sound organisational skills that will assist in the delivery of effective educational programs to students.

- Ability to assist with the general health and well-being of 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 Bertram Primary School can be found by visiting or

Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available

For further job related information:

Please contact Catherine Stott, Deputy Principal by telephoning 6174 1000 or emailing

During the school holiday period, please contact Catherine Stott on 0410 614 435.

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 statement addressing the Work Related Requirements (selection criteria), in context of the role and business needs of the school

- A CV outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position

- The contact details for two (2) work related referees who can attest to the claims made in your written application, preferably 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 :

- 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 Friday, 8 October 2021.






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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:  Bertram CLOSING DATE:  2021-10-08 4:30 PM


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