Secondary Teacher – Learning Support

Limited tenure (Parental leave),
5 June 2023 – 26 July 2024
1.0 FTE

Closing date: Friday 12th May at 12.00pm

About the position

The Learning Support Teacher (Secondary) will support the College’s active inclusion of students with diverse learning needs. This position will have a range of responsibilities including assessing the individual learning needs of students, facilitating the implementation of learning plans, and supporting classroom teachers in implementation of adjustments to enable student access, participation and progression in curriculum.

 Additionally, this role will include programming and teaching English with our EALD (English as an additional language or dialect) students and leading the literacy intervention program.  The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the Learning Support and wellbeing team in the Secondary School, under the supervision of the Learning Leader of Lantern.

 Applicants should be familiar with NCCD (National Consistent Collection of Data) , as well as the preparation of learning plans. Familiarisation and/or training in the MacqLit program would be an advantage.  Experience with teaching literacy and basic English skills would also be valuable. 

To be successful, you will be able to exhibit a wide range of exemplary teaching practices, which include:

  • Creating and maintaining supportive and safe learning environments
  • Teaching small groups of students with either literacy gaps or limited English skills
  • Working collaboratively in a school team to plan and implement effective teaching and learning strategies
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills


How to apply

All applicants must address the Selection Criteria contained within the Position Description, in the Application Package below and submit their application to Human Resources via the online application form.

If you experience any difficulties with the application process, please contact [email protected].

For initial enquiries contact Learning Leader of Lantern, Dee Spaulding [email protected]


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St Mary's College is located on the traditional lands of the muwinina people of the South East Nation. We acknowledge and deeply respect the palawa people, the Tasmanian Aboriginal Community, and all Elders past and present. We are committed to learning alongside our students and community in this place, nipaluna, and support the continued sharing of knowledge and culture.