ID: 205958

Education School Support Specialists – Primary or Secondary

Education & Training Regular - less than 6 months Across: Merrylands NSW, Riverwood NSW, Auburn NSW, Granville NSW, Guildford NSW

About this opportunity

Who are we?

Ardoch is a national children’s education charity. For over 30 years the Ardoch community have delivered programs that have resulted in incredibly positive impacts on educational outcomes for children and young people in communities experiencing disadvantage. We do this by providing vital learning and well-being resources and activities to schools and students. This dynamic educational volunteer role will see you continuing to support Australian school students whilst giving back to your local community. You can read more about Ardoch as well as access the Ardoch Education Volunteer Position Description on our website at

**As an Education Volunteer you will: ** • Support students, teachers and schools in Primary and Secondary settings • Build strong foundations for early learning through support with literacy and numeracy • Provide a consistent role model for school students • Share your skills in STEM or any other area of expertise to provide greater exposure to educational opportunities • Support the delivery of Ardoch programs that aim to inspire young minds and engage them with a love of learning

**Benefits of volunteering with Ardoch: ** • Training and induction before you start volunteering to ensure you feel confident in your role • Ongoing training and development so you can enhance your current skills or learn new skills in a wide range of educational areas • The opportunity to give back to your local community and connect with others in your area • Develop important connections with school students and see the impact you have on their educational journey • Become a valued member of the Ardoch community and help provide equitable education to Australian school students

**As an Ardoch volunteer you will embody the following characteristics: ** • Committed and reliable • Respectful of boundaries • Show initiative • Passionate about children and education • Able to build positive relationships • A professional and patient role model • Open minded and non-judgmental • A constant champion of children, education and Ardoch

What’s involved? This opportunity involves volunteering for 2 hours a week. You will work with students at the same time and at the same school each week, for a minimum of 1 school term (about 12 weeks)

Required Checks: • Clear Police check (Ardoch will complete free of charge) • Working With Children Check • 3 references who can speak confidently to your character

For more information please visit our website or contact 1300 273 624 or email [email protected].

We look forward to hearing from you!

Ardoch is a Child Safe Organisation and an Equal Opportunity Employer and Indigenous Australians, people with a disability, those who are gender-diverse or from a culturally and linguistically diverse background are encouraged to apply.

Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

This opportunity involves volunteering for 2 hours a week. You will work with students at the same time and at the same school each week, for a minimum of 1 school term (about 12 weeks)

Type of work
  • Education & Training
  • Library Services
  • Mediation & Advocacy
  • Tutoring & Coaching

Induction training before commencement, Child Safety training, ongoing Professional Development