Casual Teacher Assistants

Mater Dei is an innovative, coeducational school for students from Kindergarten to Year 12 who have been assessed with a mild to moderate cognitive impairment as their primary disability. Mater Dei is a Catholic, Congregational school located within the Wollongong Diocese and is a proud member of the ten Colleges who together comprise Good Samaritan Education (GSE).  Established in 2011 by the Sisters of the Good Samaritan, the mission of Good Samaritan Education is to sustain and nurture our Catholic schools as Good Samaritan Benedictine communities of learning.


A school of Good Samaritan Education, Mater Dei is seeking passionate and dedicated Teacher Assistants to provide support and assistance to our teachers.

Teacher Assistants are accountable for:
- Support of the mission, teachings and ethos of the Catholic Church’s work in schools.
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively both autonomously and as part of a team
- Demonstrated ability to follow direction, prioritise and meet set deadlines
- Demonstrated interpersonal skills in working with a range of personnel
- Strong planning and organisation skills
- Demonstrated ability to maintain the quality of assigned work

Essential Criteria : Current NSW Working with Children Check
Desirable Criteria : Certificate in Education Support, First Aid Certificate and/or LR Drivers Licence

Click here to download the Position Description and the Application Form

Please forward the completed application form that highlights your suitability to the position and address the selection criteria, along with a copy of your current resume and passport sized photo, to Karen Williams, HR Manager, at 

Child Protection legislation requires preferred applicants to be subject to employment screening.

Mater Dei is committed to providing a child safe environment where children and young people are safe, feel safe and their voices are heard about decisions that affect their lives. The successful applicant will be subject to relevant child related employment screening.

As a school and ministry of Good Samaritan Education, Mater Dei is incorporated and governed by a Board of Directors which is accountable through the Company Members to Good Samaritan Education.