Student Support Assistant

Temporary Position for Terms 3 and 4 2021 – Term time only

International Grammar School is a secular coeducational school located across five sites in Ultimo and Glebe. We educate 1300 preschool to Year 12 students in a unique multilingual environment.

We are seeking to appoint a term-time, temporary Student Support Assistant, to commence 12 July 2021 and until 7 December 2021, Terms 3 and 4. This position is for working in a 1:1 capacity with a student with special needs in our primary school. This role is dependent upon funding and there is provision for a possible extension into 2021.

The role will include providing support for the student in modifying and differentiating learning activities, implementing an individual learning plan, organising individual sensory resources and completing day plans to address the student’s social, academic and physical needs.

The student requires assistance with her physical and mobility needs, use of a wheelchair/walker, and assistance with posture, mealtimes and toileting.The role will also include providing regular feedback to parents and carers on the student’s progress and liaison with allied health workers.

To be successful in this role you will have excellent knowledge and understanding of working with children with special needs, high quality inter-personal and communication skills, and a strong commitment to supporting a culture of learning developed by the classroom teacher.

Qualifications in the provision of special education support/assistance are highly desirable.

Application details

Applications should be addressed to the Principal. A Position Description is available here.


Closing Date: Monday 28 June 2021

All applicants for this position must hold a current NSW Working With Children Check and NESA Teacher Accreditation.