Government of Western Australia

Education Assistant - Mainstream (BB-A5D91)

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Department of Education Independent Public School - North Metropolitan Education Region East Wanneroo Primary School Education Assistant - Mainstream Pool Ref IPS/SS666085 Level 1/2, $26.47 - $30.77 per hour (EA (Gov) GA 2021)

Advertised Vacancy Number IPS/SS666085

Appointment Pool

East Wanneroo Primary School (PS) are seeking to establish a pool 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.

Education Assistants at East Wanneroo PS are a highly valued part of the educational team and can expect to be involved in the professional learning of the school as well as being integral to the delivery of our planned education programs, including managing small groups of students under the direction of the teacher. You may be working across a range of classrooms therefore the ability to be flexible will be desirable. Suitable applicants will need to be organised and diligent to effectively maintain equipment and resources for use in classes and ensure a safe tidy learning environment is maintained.

To help optimise the achievement of learning, developmental, health and wellbeing outcomes for students, suitable applicants need to have a passion and strong desire to assist students from all diversities and demonstrate the skills to build positive, respectful relationships with staff, students and parents through good interpersonal and communication skills.

East Wanneroo PS is an Independent Public School catering for approximately 400 students from Kindergarten to Year 6. Our school is noted for its strong collaborative literacy and numeracy programs with each student's learning needs tailored to their level of development. Our expert teachers provide learning programs that support our school's vision of 'working together to provide an inclusive, caring and happy learning environment where children feel safe and are encouraged to achieve their personal best'.

We have a 'good standing' expectation as part of our very strong behaviour management policy which has produced a very stable environment for students, adding to their health and wellbeing and with positive incentive schemes that have helped develop a team spirit in our school which includes individual and class awards/rewards for students.

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 East Wanneroo Primary School can be found by visiting

    Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available

    For further job related information

    Please contact Deirdre Kerr, Manager Corporate Services, by telephoning (08) 6207 3600 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 two (2) 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 two (2) 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:

  • Obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment;
  • Obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check; and
  • Provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy.
  • 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 .


    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 Accountability 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, 12 March 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:  Wanneroo CLOSING DATE:  2021-03-12 4:30 PM

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