Secondary Learning Support Assistants

Maitland Christian School

Applications Close: 14 Jun 2024

Commencement Date: 22 Jul 2024


Maitland Christian School is seeking to appoint Learning Support Assistants in the Secondary school to support the implementation of quality learning practices across the school and support students with extra learning needs.

The following positions for full-time and/or part-time ongoing Learning Support Assistants is currently being advertised.  Applicants with suitable qualifications and experience as Christian Learning Support Assistants are invited to apply for this full-time or part-time roles.

The successful applicant will be appointed to the staff of the school, commencing duties at the beginning of Term Three, 2024.  Requests for further information, should be directed to: [email protected]

Suitable applicants will be interviewed as they apply

Applicants with suitable experience are invited to apply.  The position is required for Term 3, 2024.

Requests for further information should be directed to:  [email protected]

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We reserve the right to close this position prior to the application closing date should a suitable applicant be found.

Applications Close Friday, June 14, 2024

 Essential Criteria

  • Special Education Support training or experience as a Learning Assistant or Teacher’s Aide in Secondary (year 7-12) is essential. Must be willing to work towards or have completed a Cert III or Cert IV in Learning Support (Education Support).
  • A committed Christian actively involved in their local church;
  • Have knowledge or lived experience of the social, emotional, and educational needs of students with disabilities or learning needs such as ASD, ADHD, Specific Learning Disorders, Dyslexia and Irlen’s.
  • Have experience or lived in experience working with students with multiple diagnoses as well as Mental Health challenges.
  • Display exemplary pastoral and interpersonal skills.
  • Implementation of IEP’s, including knowledge of Assistive Technology and Strategies used to support learning one-on-one and in class. Ability to contribute towards a productive, stimulating, and inclusive learning environment.
  • Knowledge of the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 and the Disability Standards for Education 2005.
  • Applicants should have a passion for quality Christian Education, display a heart for young people to reach their God-given potential and have a missional focus.
  • Have the ability to contribute to a strengths-based educational framework, which would blend with the Christian Worldview and Strategic Goals of Maitland Christian School.

Selection Process

Following the close of applications, the Selection Committee of the School will consider applications and prepare a short list of candidates for interview.  It is expected that at least one round of interviews will be undertaken with the successful applicant appointed immediately.

Suitable applicants will be interviewed as they apply

All children and young people who come to a Maitland Christian School Ltd campus have a right to feel and be safe.  We are committed to providing a child safe and child friendly environment, where children and young people are safe and feel safe and are able to actively participate in decisions that affect their lives.  The School’s Statement of Commitment to Child Safety has been designed to reflect the National Principles for Child Safe Organisation which is a responsibility of ALL staff.


Salary will be in line with NSW Christian Schools General Staff Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2020-2023 at the level of responsibility and experience of the successful applicant.

Have Questions?

If you would like further information, please contact us at – [email protected]

Interested in Applying

Maitland is a growing and vibrant city located in the beautiful Lower Hunter Valley in regional NSW.  It offers a picturesque rural setting combined with excellent community facilities that make it an attractive regional location.  With proximity to Newcastle and nearness to Sydney, all of the benefits of regional NSW living are available while accessing more extensive city opportunities.

Maitland Christian School is an established Prep to Year 12 Christian School located in the beautiful Hunter Valley.  The School has been providing quality Christian education for over 35 years within a vibrant community that emphasises an individual’s strength as we aim for faith development, academic, sporting and cultural excellence.  The School started our sister School Arise Christian College in 2020.

Maitland Christian School is a great school built with great staff. We value quality leaders and educators, and it is our vision to see students’ lives transformed through a Bible-based, excellence-focused, strengths enriched and missionally outworked education.  Here is a message from our Principal on exactly that:

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For enquiries please contact Kath Hirons on 0249337633 or [email protected]

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