Ref 2966/23 Expression of Interest, Casual Educational Support Assistants - Office of Equity, Safety, and Wellbeing.

Updated: 4 months ago
Deadline: 11 Jun 2023

  • Expression of Interest
  • Attractive Hourly Rate
  • Multiple Campuses

About Western

Working at Western Sydney University means you’ll be part of an organisation that’s ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide and is a research leader – with 85% of the University’s research being at or above world standard. We understand the key to your success is unlocking your true potential – just as we do with our students. Our 3,000 staff members work together to enable a dynamic, inclusive and innovative culture that is distinctly research-driven and student-centered.

About the Role

The Office of Equity, Diversity, Safety and Wellbeing are seeking Casual Educational Support Services Staff to join the Disability Services Team. These casual positions will commence in June and are required until December 2023.

All Educational Support Services Staff are strongly encouraged to have 2 doses of the COVID-19 Vaccination.

The Disability Service at Western Sydney University is responsible for the provision of reasonable adjustments to enable students with a disability or chronic health condition to complete their studies. Reasonable adjustments include the provision of class notes in an accessible format and practical academic assistance. The work of the Disability Service is underpinned by the Disability Discrimination Act (1992) and the Disability Standards for Education (2005).

Educational Support Services (ESS) staff attend rostered timetabled classes to take detailed notes and to provide these notes in an accessible format to students. ESS staff may be required to take notes across a wide variety of subject areas. In this role you may also provide practical assistance for students to access resources and participate in the practical aspects of their course.

Positions are available on a variety of Western Sydney University Campuses including; Campbelltown, Bankstown City, Parramatta South, Parramatta City, Liverpool and Kingswood. Please specify within your application what campuses you will be available to work at. Working hours are variable and are dependent on the student timetable and requirements.

Successful applicants are required to complete mandatory Western Sydney University online training modules, which include but are not limited to disability awareness and task responsibilities before commencing employment.

Closing Date: 11:59pm, Sunday 11th June 2023.

Duration of Roles: Until December 2023, up to 20 hours per week. Working hours are variable and are dependent on the student timetable and requirements.

Remuneration: Higher Education Worker (HEW) Level 2, Step 1, $41.25 per hour (inclusive of 25% casual loading).

Position Enquiries: Please contact Joulia Leahey; Team Leader, Disability Support Services, via email at

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Western Sydney University is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ, and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.

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