Education Assistant (Special Needs)

Hammond Park Catholic Primary School is a double stream Pre K – 6 Catholic primary school located in a bush setting of one of Perth's growing southern suburbs. At Hammond Park CPS, a highly committed, professional staff and supportive parents work together to ensure there is a thriving Christian community.

Are you a dynamic, professional, compassionate and hard-working education assistant or childcare worker committed to seeing students in your care succeed? We are seeking applications for an Education Assistant (Special Needs) position opening up in 2022 to be part of a great Early Childhood team.

If you are looking for an exciting new opportunity, we look forward to hearing from you.

Listed: 14th October 2021
 Applications Close: 27th October 2021  
 Vacancy Number: 24130  


  Please address applications to the School Principal
School Principal: Mr Andrew Colley
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Type : Part-Time 0.6 FTE
  Term : 2022
Selection criteria:
  • Actively support and promote the objectives and ethos of Catholic Education as articulated in the Bishops of WA Mandate for Catholic schools and the Vision and Mission of the School.
  • Have the ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively as part of an enthusiastic and committed team
  • Have excellent communication skills and be able to identify and support the learning needs of children
  • Display a high degree of professionalism with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Understanding of a variety of strategies for supporting the special needs of students

Qualification required:
    • a recognised Teacher Assistant Certificate III qualification (Certificate IV Teacher Assistant desirable) 
  • a current Working with Children Card. 
  • a senior first aid qualification

In applying for this position you will be providing personal information to the School. This information will be used in order to assess your application for employment.

  Catholic Education Western Australia encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability, people of all ages and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. To be eligible to apply for this role you must be legally permitted to work in Australia.

Applicants must be fully supportive of the objectives and ethos of Catholic education.


On appointment, successful applicants will require a Working with Children Check. Application forms are available at certain Australia Post Outlets throughout the State. A list of participating Australia Post outlets can be found on the Australia Post website. An application for a WWC must be made in person.