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  • Unique opportunity to support the education and wellbeing of children & families
  • Supportive and committed team of talented professionals
  • $65,605 + super, salary packaging (up to $18,000 tax free) & gifted leave
  • Based in Waranara School, Marrickville (NSW)


The Learning Support Assistant provides day-to-day learning support to the school’s students as well as one on one literacy and numeracy intervention to their educational needs to achieve high school qualifications. 


Please apply as soon as possible, applications are considered as they are received.


Key responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Learning support students
  • Implementing YARC testing
  • Working closely with the Deputy principal and regularly liaising with the teaching and wellbeing staff at Waranara School.
  • Working in an integrated way with other workers at Good Shepherd, community stakeholders and partners to ensure the individual needs of students are met.

Qualifications and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have:

  • Qualifications in teaching assistant, learning support or education
  • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant Child Protection policy and practice frameworks and legislation
  • Effective interpersonal, time management, communication and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated experience in preparing written reports, maintaining records, including case notes and reporting
  • Experience in literacy and numeracy intervention
  • Understanding of learning disabilities and how to support students
  • Evidence of full Covid-19 vaccination, or medical exemption

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand is a Child Safe employer. Employment is subject to satisfactory reference checks, a current Employment Working with Children Check, National Police Check (International Police Check if resided overseas in the last 10 years) and proof of the right to work in Australia.

We recognise the rich diversity of people across Australia. We are committed to ensuring that our team is reflective of the diverse community we serve and to supporting a culture of equity, inclusion and diversity.

Position Description

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Development & Learning Opportunities

Paid Parental Leave

Paid Study Leave

Long Service Leave

Flexible Working Arrangements

How to Apply

To apply please review the hyperlinked position description and submit a short covering letter outlining your relevant skills and experience along with your CV to recruitment@goodshep.org.au. Personal data held by Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand relating to employment applications will be used in accordance with our Privacy Statement, which is available on our website.

Please apply as soon as possible, applications are considered as they are received.