Education Support - Special Development Schools

Job Title: Education Support - Special Development Schools
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Industry: Education
Salary: Up to AU$217 per day + Super
Start Date: Term 3
Reference: TASDSCRAN0624_1718676483
Contact Name: Education team
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jun 18, 2024

Job Description

Education Support - Special Development | Cranbourne East

Rate - $217p.d + super

Please ensure you have the relevant skills and experiences (see below). Any applicants that do not meet this criteria will not be contacted.


· Work with an organisation who is relentless in securing quality opportunities
· No joining fees
· Free and easy to use App to manage your availability and select from a range of different schools.
· If you require advanced bookings, we can try to cater to this
· Ability to build strong relationships with your local schools which can lead to short- and long-term contracts
· Professional development by two Principal mentors on a consistent basis.
· Educator of the week - prizes and more

About the role:

Join our team as a Teacher's Assistant to work at Special Development Schools in and around Cranbourne East. We will match your skills, preferences, and availability to the schools we work with to ensure you enjoy the shifts we offer you.

Key duties:
· Assist teachers in providing a safe and stimulating learning environment both inside and outside of the classroom
· Ensure a continuation of learning for students in the absence of their usual education support.
· Develop a stimulating learning environment by using a variety of styles and approaches to cater for individual learning needs.
· Assist students with physical and mobility challenges by lifting, positioning, exercising and/or transferring from or to transportation, based on their individual education plan
· Assist with personal hygeine, toileting and feeding requirements as required by each individual student.
· Assist students with intellectual disabilities with the use of learning aides.
· Provide administrative assistance to students, staff and teachers, including but not limited to: covering books, laminating, photocopying and printing.

Skills & Experience:
· Completed a minimum of Certificate III in Education Support or other relevant qualification
· Ability to provide contact details for two relevant senior references from within the last 5 years
· Ability to work with students with a range of support needs.
· You MUST be willing to work within special development schools.
· You MUST be willing to support students with meals and toileting needs.
· Ideally have experience working in the classroom or with groups of children/youths

Desired Skills & Experience:
· Adaptable to changing work environments.
· Experience working with Children with special needs.

Why work with Tradewind?

Tradewind Australia is a specialist, Education Recruitment Agency and is the preferred supplier of teachers for many schools across the greater Melbourne / Victoria region. We have a strong reputation of providing high calibre teachers with flexible and consistent work, whilst also helping to pursue a rewarding career. Our aim is to cultivate an excellent ongoing relationship with you throughout your growing career.

How to apply:

To apply, follow the link provided or apply on our website.

Alternatively, email your resume to

For any queries regarding the position or application process, contact the Recruitment Team on 1800 192 195.


We welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of the organisations we partner with, and the people they support. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability and lived experience to apply

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