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Learning Support Officer

Padua College
Education Support Employee

About the role

Applications are sought for the part-time ongoing (0.55 FTE) position of Learning Support Officer.


The role of the Learning Enhancement team at Padua College is to provide an inclusive education, enhancing educational opportunities for all students. The full inclusion of students with disability has a positive impact upon the learning and teaching environment for all. 

The Learning Support Officer (LSO) is an Education Support Employee (ESE) appointment. They report directly to the Director of Learning Enhancement (DLE) and/or the Director of Business but are directed by the College Learning Enhancement Administrator (CLEA) and the Campus Learning Enhancement Coordinator (CLEC).

LSOs work with the Learning Enhancement Coordinators and subject teachers to support the learning of students in Years 7 to 12, across all Learning Areas in order to maximise students' participation within the curriculum, support students whilst encouraging independence and social inclusion and assisting subject teachers in providing an inclusive education for all students. LSOs are expected to assist at other campuses if and when required. This Position Description is subject to review and modification by the Principal or his/her nominee at any time in response to the changing needs of the College.


The responsibilities of the Learning Support office include but are not limited to:

  1. Supporting students in the classroom/Learning Hub to ensure they can access the curriculum on the same basis as their peers 
  2. Assisting with administrative tasks required as directed by the DLE, CLEA, CLEC and CLEO 
  3. Performing other duties and implementing decisions as requested by the Principal or the College Improvement Team.


Applications close

29th May 2024


Full position descriptions and College Application Forms can be obtained at the College website at Application forms for these positions should be returned to the Principal by email to, accompanied by full Résumé, the names of three referees and university transcripts by 10am Wednesday 29 May 2024. All applications will be acknowledged on receipt by return email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted further. Other applicants will not receive further communication from the College regarding the position.

The interview process may commence prior to the closing date and, if a suitable applicant is found, the role may close early. We encourage applications for the vacancy to be submitted as soon as possible.

Padua College is a Child Safe School and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children.

Contact details

PrincipalMs Kelly McGurn
Phone5976 0100
Address62 Oakbank Road
Mornington, 3931