Education Tutors | various locations

Wesley Dalmar Education

  • casual positions  
  • based in various locations around NSW:
    • Sydney region – including Hawkesbury, Hills, North Shore, Penrith, Blacktown, Liverpool, Campbelltown areas and surrounding suburbs
    • Central Coast region
    • North Coast region – including Ballina, Tweed Heads, Coffs Harbour, Grafton, Port Macquarie, Kempsie areas and surrounding suburbs.

About us

Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We work with the most disadvantaged in our community by providing over 200 services ranging from aged care, homeless services, child and family care, counselling, employment, training and education, and health services.

Our Vision is “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”

About the role

This exciting position entails supporting children and young people in foster care to achieve their educational potential. You would be working one to one with a small number of students on a weekly basis, in one-hour sessions to improve their literacy and/or numeracy skills. Students may range from Kindergarten to HSC students.

In the Central Coast and North Coast regions, tutors are needed for support outside normal school hours with availability to work between 3-6pm.

In the Sydney region, tutors are needed for in school and after school support, with availability to work within school hours and/or after school hours.

Essential criteria

  • degree in Education and/or relevant qualifications (final year students completing a teaching degree may also be considered)
  • experience working with children and/or families
  • high level verbal and written communication skills
  • current Working with Children Check
  • current Driver’s Licence and access to a reliable vehicle.

Desirable criteria

  • ability to provide support to clients across a range of ages and learning areas including primary and high school, literacy and numeracy
  • understanding of the educational needs of children in Out of Home Care including the impact of trauma, attachment dysfunction and grief and loss
  • ability to work during and after school hours (Sydney region only).

Remuneration

This position is casual, and hours vary and are determined by number of clients supported. The agency provides regular supervision and support for all staff and opportunities for professional development.

Closing date

Friday, 17 March 2023.

Apply now

Please submit a copy of your CV/resume and a cover letter addressing all the selection criteria via the email below. Please clearly indicate the region and areas for which you are applying.

For further information, or to submit an application, please contact the relevant person below or email: Education.referral@wesleymission.org.au  

Dominique Glazier (Sydney)

  • Phone: 0429 076 273

Anneal Goodier (Central Coast)

  • Phone0460 321 879

Talisa Eason (Northern)

  • Phone: 0477 530 731

Please note: Applicants who do not apply via the above specified method or do not submit the required documents will not be considered. Applications will only be considered if they address the selection criteria. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. It is a requirement of this role to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission (including provision of a valid Working with Children Check clearance number). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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