English as an Additional Language (EAL) Support Aide

General Staff

Applications for this position close Monday 29 October 2018

The College is seeking an EAL Support Aide to work with our international students.

The Program for Language Acquisition and Cultural Engagement (PLACE) has been developed specifically by the College to prepare students from non-English speaking backgrounds to transition from living and learning in their home-country, to moving into mainstream classes at St Leonard’s College and life in Australia. The program consists of four inter-related elements; student induction, community-based homestay, Intensive English Language (IEL) classes and ongoing learning support including English as an Additional Language (EAL).

The role of the EAL Support Aide is to assist students from non-English speaking backgrounds so that they are better able to access the curriculum and achieve their personal best across all areas of the curriculum.

This is a contract part-time position available for approximately 22 hours per week during school term time.


Applicants should submit, via the online application form (below), their current curriculum vitae, together with any further information in support of their application.

Please note:

  1. Applicants are required to supply the name, address and telephone number of three referees, two of whom must be able to comment on the applicant’s professional work (or training), during the past five years.
  2. An employee Working with Children Check (WWCC) or Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) registration is required to be undertaken by any persons working in the field of education who may come into contact with children without direct supervision. The WWCC is valid for a five (5) year period and the VIT for one year.
  3. The successful applicant will be required to produce original copies (from which a photocopy will be made) of transcripts of qualifications claimed.

The College reserves the right to interview an employ a successful candidate before this date.

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