Education Support Assistant

Aware is seeking a full time Education Support Officer to have the operational responsibility for the delivery of training according to the requirements of the relevant lifestyle programs. 

Aware Programs is a registered NDIS provider offering positive options for people with a disability. A variety of employment, training and lifestyle opportunities are offered at Aware's newly renovated premises. The Kane Rd building has computer labs, classrooms, a recreation room, gym, movie theatre room and other facilities. 

Core Workplace Objectives 

  • To provide the best quality support for people with disabilities,
  • Facilitate inclusion and participation, dependent on individual needs, abilities and preferences, and support clients to establish and maintain relationships and interest through access to activities and services provided.
  • Support clients to participate in age and ability appropriate activities and tasks. 
  • Support Staff on activities and outings in the community. 

Workplace Tasking & Key Responsibilities 

  • Ability to transport Learners in a 12 Seater Bus on outings to and from AWARE to their home. 
  • Provide back up, feedback and support to other staff as necessary. 
  • Monitor client's safety and well-being and report any concerns to the Aware Manager. 
  • Willingness to teach/mentor a variety of Learners with disabilities.
  • Provide direct care assistance to each client in need.
  • Work in accordance with work health and safety policy.
  • Maintain accurate records of all expenditures. 
  • Ensure completion of appropriate paperwork and relevant documentation.
  • In conjunction with other staff assist in developing, implementing and evaluating training and behaviour programs to attain identified individual goals of the clients. 
  • Liaise extensively with other staff to ensure overall smooth and consistent running of the services provided.
  • Actively contribute to a team environment through open communication, participation in regular staff meetings, planning processes and policy reviews. 
  • Other general duties as required by Aware. 

For this position with our company, applicants must:

  • Demonstrated experience in the community services including a working knowledge of Disability Services
  • Ability to work as part of a strong team.
  • Be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines;
  • Have strong written and oral communication skills;
  • Intermediate experience of the Microsoft suite and database knowledge.

For this position with our company, applicants must be willing and able to provide: 

  • Current Australian Drivers Licence 
  • Certificate IV in Disability or relevant Vocational Qualifications (Cert IV or higher)
  • NDIS Worker Orientation Module Certificate of Completion
  • National Police Check - at own cost
  • NSW Working With Children Check (employee) 
  • VIC Working With Children Check (employee) 
  • NDIS Worker Check 


  • Level 4 (AWCC Enterprise Agreement 2022-2025) $58,931
  • Salary Packaging through Maxxia.

 To apply: 

All applicants must submit a Cover Letter (no more than 2 pages) addressing the Workplace Tasking’s for this role as listed above, along with a Resume.

If you have any questions regarding the role

Contact: Dylan Muggivan, Manager Employment Training & Lifestyle E:[email protected]

Applications close on 28 January 2022

Education Support Assistant


Jobs / Education & Training

Armstrong Grove, Yarra Glen VIC 3775

Annually - Full time

8 months ago

Aware is seeking a full time Education Support Officer to have the operational responsibility for the delivery of training according to the requiremen