Classroom Teachers Aide – Junior School

January 12, 2022  

Temporary Contract for Term I 

Your new role:

Reporting to the Head of Junior School, the Classroom Aide will need to work as a member of a team that provides high quality children’s education within the Primary Years Programme (PYP) pedagogy. The Classroom Aide will develop and maintain positive and supportive relationships with students, their families, staff and volunteers.

The position requires excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work in a small team and initiative. The Classroom Aide should be confident in working with technology, ensuring all professional contact with the School community and general public is positive, welcoming and able to support the Schools Mission and Values.


Your new school:

The Illawarra Grammar School is an independent co-educational P-12 Anglican Grammar School. We are part of a vibrant, diverse and engaged community; located where the mountains meet the sea, on the beautiful South Coast of NSW. 

We provide our students with a holistic education where they are empowered to achieve their best through inquiry based learning. You will be supported in your role by a highly experienced team of teaching and support staff, with access to state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. Staff at TIGS are expected to demonstrate an ongoing commitment to both education and the Christian faith, embodying the values upon which our school was founded.


Selection Criteria:

  • Show a demonstrated commitment to the School’s Mission and Values.
  • Have completed Certificate III in Educational Support Services or equivalent.
  • Hold First Aid Certificate
  • Experience in the planning, organisation and implementation of the teaching and learning programme with an emphasis on meeting individual needs.
  • High level of interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with various software applications including an understanding of Microsoft Office Suite



Position Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION – Classroom Teachers Aide


APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 4.00pm Friday 21 January



Please submit the following to ncheetham@tigs.nsw.edu.au 

  1. Completed Job Application Cover Sheet (downloaded from our website)
  2. Current CV
  3. Covering letter (1-2 pages) outlining your interest in the role and how your skills and experience meet the selection criteria


Child protection legislation requires the successful applicant to supply a Working with Children Check. 


For enquiries please contact Nicole Cheetham on (02) 42200 200


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