Join our Team

Co.As.It. has a great reputation as an employer of choice, with some staff staying with the organisation for over 30 years.  If you would like to join the team, please give us a call or send us an email with your resume to jobs@coasit.org.au.

See below for available positions:

OOSH Coordinator (maternity leave)

Co.As.It. is seeking a temporary OOSH Coordinator (maternity leave) for the School Year 2021 – Term 1 to 3.
The position is part-time (32.5 hours/week), Monday to Friday 7:00- 8:30am and 1:30pm-6:30pm

The OOSH Coordinator is responsible for the coordination, the administration and management of the Out of School Hours Care Program for the children of the Italian Bilingual School.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience Required

  • Certificate IV or Diploma in Children Services, or equivalent;
  • Minimum 2 years experience working with children;
  • Demonstrated experience working as a program Coordinator;
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake program administration;
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively supervise and manage an education and care service;
  • Sound understanding and experience in supporting children’s behaviour, safety and wellbeing;
  • Capacity to provide adequate supervision and demonstrated responsiveness to needs, including prioritising and coordinate critical tasks;
  • Demonstrated ability to respond adequately to incidents involving children’s health and safety;
  • Confident manner and experience in working with the public;
  • Ability to meet deadlines on a daily basis and manage competing priorities and tasks;
  •  Excellent oral and written communication in English and Italian;
  • Capacity to work independently with minimal supervision and collaboratively in a team environment;
  • First Aid certificate, Anaphylaxis & Asthma Management Training, Child Protection Training;

Please find attached a full job description of the role. For more information, contact HR on (02) 9564 0744
Applications open to suitably qualified candidates that are Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents
Apply online or send your application to jobs@coasit.org.au
Closing day for applications Friday 27 November 2020

Primary School Teacher (maternity leave)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced teachers for a temporary full time position (maternity leave), for Term 1 and 2 School Year 2021.

Commencing in Term 1, 2021

Applicants must be native Italian speakers and must demonstrate:

  • NESA Accreditation;
  • Use of creative and innovative teaching practice to provide a rich learning environment that acknowledges the different learning styles of children;
  • Effective classroom practice and good management, utilising a variety of innovative teaching and learning strategies;
  • Commitment to ongoing professional learning as a member of a learning community;
  • Competence with the use of learning technologies to enhance curriculum;
  • The ability to work in a team in both planning and teaching.

For more information, contact HR on (02) 9564 0744
Applications open to suitably qualified candidates that are Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents
Apply online or send your application to jobs@coasit.org.au
Closing day for applications Friday 27 November 2020

Teachers of Italian and Language Assistants – Out of School Hours Program

Co.As.It, Italian Association of Assistance, is seeking to fill Italian teaching and language assistant positions in our Out of School Hours Program for immediate start.

Expression of interest is invited from suitably qualified and experienced Italian teachers and language assistants.

Applicants must demonstrate:

  • To have completed a course in language teaching methodology
  • Use of creative and innovative teaching practices to provide a rich learning environment that acknowledges the different learning styles and levels of children.
  • Competence with the use of learning technologies such as Smart Board, online teaching resources, computers.
  • Italian mother tongue and excellent knowledge of English.
  • Effective classroom management skills;

Locations will include Ashfield, Castle Hill, Earlwood, Five Dock, Gladesville, Kegworth, Mascot, Leichhardt, Meadowbank, New Lambton South, Oatley, Penrith, Prestons, St Johns Park, Woollahra

All applicants are required to provide a resume outlining teaching experience. Please include names and contact details of two professional referees.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian work visa.

Teachers of Italian – Adult Classes Program

Co.As.It, Italian Association of Assistance, is seeking to fill Italian teaching positions in our Adult Classes Program.

Expression of interest is invited from suitably qualified and experienced Italian teachers.

Applicants must demonstrate:

  • Use of creative and innovative teaching practices to provide a rich learning environment that acknowledges the different learning styles·
  • Competence with the use of learning technologies such as Smart Board, online teaching resources, computers.
  • Italian mother tongue and excellent knowledge of English.
  • Effective classroom management skills;

All applicants are required to provide a resume outlining teaching experience . Please include names and contact details of two professional referees.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian work visa (no Working Holiday Visa).

Applicants should be qualified language teachers and native Italian speakers.

Locations: Leichhardt, Meadowbank and CBD.

Casual/Relief Teachers – Italian Bilingual School

The Italian Bilingual School (IBS) is seeking to fill Casual/Relief teaching positions.

Applicants should be NESA Accredited primary school teachers, native speaker of English or Italian.

The Italian Bilingual School has been established since 2002 and provides a unique approach to teaching and learning by offering a bilingual aspect that has combined elements of both the Australian and the Italian curriculum in order to provide a program of study which targets the needs of our students.

The School is a division of Co.As.It. Sydney-the Italian Association of Assistance.

The school is a primary school that currently caters for children from Prep class (under 5 years old) through to Year 6. It is open to children from any background and is inclusive, co-educational and non-denominational.

Our Vision Statement is clear, “Excellence through Bilingualism” and we value excellence in literacy and numeracy teaching; explicit teaching of thinking skills and social skills; providing a holistic, safe and caring learning environment; and valuing and welcoming the involvement of parents and the wider community.

New students are not expected to have prior knowledge of Italian. The teachers are highly competent and skilled in the process of second language acquisition and are therefore able to assist the children through the different learning phases.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa.

Bilingual Community Care Worker

Co. As. It. is seeking part time Community Aged Care Workers to assist older Italians in their homes to maintain their independence. Applicants will be required to undertake a functional preemployment assessment and police record check.

Assistance with the attainment of Certificate III in Home and Community Care will be offered to successful applicants.

Duties:Provision of support and care to elderly, provision of assistance with meal preparation, respite care, social outings, transport, shopping, light housework, personal care.

Selection Criteria:

  • Certificate III in Aged Care
  • Fluency in Italian or other languages
  • Experience in aged care or disability
  • Commitment to ongoing training
  • Current NSW drivers licence and reliable car.

Volunteer with Co.As.It

JOIN OUR VIBRANT GROUP OF VOLUNTEERS

Are you looking to make a difference in someone’s life?

Are you friendly, dependable and looking to give back whilst connecting with others?

Co.As.It. has the perfect opportunity for you!

Co.As.It. is seeking Italian-speaking people to spend an hour each fortnight with an older person who would appreciate socialising: having a chat, playing cards, going for a walk and enjoying each others company.

Volunteers are provided with training, supervision and support. Transport costs are reimbursed.