Teacher Aide

The first affiliated school was established by the Plymouth Brethren Christian Church in 1993. The Agnew School provides a unique learning environment for students, guided by our focus on “Learning to Learn”. A self-directed approach to teaching and learning provides a foundation for lifelong learning, and prepares students for tertiary education and the workplace. We are committed to achieving the highest levels of teaching from our staff and academic potential from our students. This focus on high standards and student-driven learning has resulted in achievement levels for our students that are well above the national average in Australia.

LocationBrisbane, Queensland, Australia
Type Full-Time
Status Permanent
Contact Jessica Gregory

About this job

  • Rewarding career opportunity at a reputable private school

  • Global education group with more than 10,000 students across 175 Campuses globally

  • Innovative, visionary and dynamic approach to student learning

Agnew School is seeking to appoint an experienced and dedicated Teacher Aide at our Brisbane campus, situated in the Wynnum Manley district. This role is Full Time and available to start on 15 January 2018. 

The Position

This role has responsibility for delivery of the teacher aide function within our primary school, and within secondary on request, including such activities as assisting with the supervision of education activities and classes under the direction of a teacher, assisting special needs and learning support students, assisting in the coordination of teaching equipment and materials and assisting teaching staff with playground supervision, sports and related activities.

The Person

The ideal candidate will be a team player and have a genuine love of teaching and working within the education environment. The ideal candidate will possess a positive "can do" attitude, have the ability to be flexible within a dynamic workplace environment and be highly organised with a strong attention to detail.

The successful candidate will have previous similar experience as a Teacher Aide in a primary setting, and also possess experience in learning support and group work. Flexible learning experience would also be desirable. 

As the school has a strong faith based approach to life and learning, the successful applicant will also need to be able to respect and support this aspect of the lives of the students.

Applicants for this position must hold a relevant Teacher Aide qualification (minimum Cert III in education support), and be in possession of a current Working with Children clearance.

Why work at Agnew School?

About Agnew School

Agnew School is a registered and accredited Non-State School that operates 4 campuses (Brisbane, Nambour, Toowoomba and Maryborough) in Southeast Queensland for years 3-12, and is an affiliation of OneSchool Global.

OneSchool Global was established to provide a quality learning environment, including the upholding of Christian principles and beliefs as held by the Plymouth Brethren ‎Christian Church community. OneSchool operates in 21 countries with more than 10,000 students in 175 Campuses globally. In Australia, it operates 33 campuses and 6 satellites throughout Australia, providing quality education services to 2,750 students.

OneSchool is renowned for its innovation, and offers a range of learning opportunities that vary by age and classroom size: from traditional classrooms, to video conferencing and online resources. This "blended learning" offers creative opportunities for teachers and students to work collaboratively on personalized learning programmes.

Guided by our "Learning to Learn Framework", we are committed to self-directed learning in which students set their own goals, whilst being actively supported by their teachers. Our innovative teaching practices are complemented by state-of-the-art specialist learning centres and student and teacher resources.

The Benefits

We place great importance on being an employer of choice, and value our teaching teams as being essential to the school's vision of providing a well-rounded holistic education that develops all students to their optimum potential. As such, we offer competitive remuneration, ongoing professional development and training, career progression opportunities and a safe, caring and supportive work environment.  

Other benefits of working at Agnew School include excellent student discipline, proven academic performance, small class sizes and work life balance.

Are you interested?

This role presents an exciting and rewarding opportunity to join a successful global organization with a truly exciting future. If you are looking for an opportunity to achieve your full potential working within a supportive environment of quality educators, please click "apply for this job".

Any enquiries (not applications) on this role can be directed to Jessica Gregory, HR Advisor via email jessica.gregory@agnewschool.qld.edu.au