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School Learning Support Officer (Braille Transcriber)

Under the immediate supervision and direction of a teacher, a school learning support officer (braille transcriber) is responsible to the principal or the supervisor for:

  • providing assistance in school routines;
  • classroom activities; and
  • the care and management of students with visual disability.

A school learning support officer (braille transcriber) in respect of students with visual disability enrolled in special schools and classes, and in regular classes is required to assist the teachers primarily in:

  • transcribing print materials into braille, tactile, large print or computer format;
  • producing and duplicating braille, tactile, large print and computer format materials, models and diagrams;
  • ordering, cataloguing, recording, packaging, despatching and receipt of braille, tactile, audio, large print and computer format information and materials;
  • providing computer links with other schools, district offices and the State Braille and Large Print Service concerning communication, transmission and receipt of information regarding braille, tactile and large print materials;
  • implementing individual education programs; and
  • providing opportunities for students to develop personal and social skills.

Administration

  • Operating audio-visual aids and other teaching equipment.
  • Recording school broadcasts and telecasts and maintaining a catalogue of records, cassettes, video and audio tapes and other audio-visual software.
  • Duplicating materials and photocopying.
  • Assembling and distributing lesson materials.
  • Issuing learning materials from resource rooms.
  • Stocktaking.
  • Performing minor clerical duties such as those associated with assessment records

Other Duties

Undertaking other related duties as determined by the principal for the supervisor


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