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Administration Assistant (Ed Support Level 1-Range 2)

Job posted: 08/05/2024
Applications close: 21/05/2024 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Part time / From 03/06/2024 - 20/12/2024

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Education and Training

Reference: 1414748

Reference: 1414748

Occupation: Education and Training

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Selection Criteria

SC1  Demonstrated capacity to perform duties consistent with established guidelines and frameworks, including coordinating and supporting others in respect to specific work functions relevant to the role.

SC2  Demonstrated capacity to work and collaborate with others in a team environment.

SC3  Demonstrated capacity to communicate effectively in a team environment, including high level oral and written communication skills.

SC4  Possess the technical knowledge and expertise relevant to the position.

SC5  Demonstrated capacity to provide advice and support to management and other school staff in respect to the work area.

SC6  A commitment to professional learning and growth for both self and others.

Role

Lakeview Senior College administration assistants are based in the office / reception area and undertake a variety of support roles under the direction of the Principal and Office Manager. We require energetic and enthusiastic persons with excellent interpersonal skills, who can perform a range of office and reception functions including the provision of first aid services to students in a confidential and inclusive manner. Appropriate first aid training will be provided. 

Responsibilities

This role requires the capacity to:

  • Comply with and support college policies as applicable.
  • Perform reception duties, including the screening of visitors to the school
  • Assist parents, students and visitors with enquiries.
  • Assist with student enrolment enquiries and attendance processes.
  • Assist staff with placing orders onto eschools.
  • Provide administration assistance to Year Level Coordinators.
  • Assist teachers with preparations for camps and excursions.
  • Assist in maintaining data bases and producing awards.
  • Assist  with communication to students, parents, staff and external bodies.
  • Assit with the student payments processes including family reciepting.
  • Provide assistance to sick and injured students as required.
  • Assist the Principal team with the preparation for meetings.
  • Assist with the maintenance of staff rooms and pigeon holes.
  • Undertake related additional duties as requested by the Principal, Assistant Principals, Office Manager or Business Manager.
  • Communicate effectively with staff, students and families via email and Compass.
  • Utilise Compass to assist with excursions, student payments and tracking student locations.

Who May Apply

Individuals with the aptitude, experience and/or qualifications to fulfill the specific requirements of the position.

EEO AND OHS Commitment

Applicants seeking part-time employment are encouraged to apply for any teaching service position and, if they are the successful candidate, request a reduced time fraction. Such requests will be negotiated on a case-by-case basis and will be subject to the operational requirements of the school.

The Department of Education is committed to the principles of equal opportunity, and diversity and inclusion for all. We value diversity and inclusion in all forms - gender, religion, ethnicity, LGBTIQ+, disability and neurodiversity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for roles within the Department. The Department recognises that the provision of family friendly, supportive, safe and harassment free workplaces is essential to high performance and promotes flexible work, diversity and safety across all schools and Department workplaces. It is our policy to provide reasonable adjustments for persons with a disability (see Workplace adjustment guidelines).

Additional support and advice on the recruitment process is available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders from the Koorie Outcomes Division (KOD) via marrung@education.vic.gov.au

Child Safe Standards

Victorian government schools are child safe environments. Our schools actively promote the safety and wellbeing of all students, and all school staff are committed to protecting students from abuse or harm in the school environment, in accordance with their legal obligations including child safe standards. All schools have a Child Safety Code of Conduct consistent with the department's exemplar available at:

 https://www2.education.vic.gov.au/pal/child-safe-standards/policy

DE Values

The department's employees commit to upholding the department's Values: Responsiveness, Integrity, Impartiality, Accountability, Respect, Leadership and Human Rights. The department's Values complement each school's own values and underpin the behaviours the community expects of Victorian public sector employees, including those who work in Victorian Government Schools. Information on the department values is available at:

 https://www2.education.vic.gov.au/pal/values-department-vps-school-employees/overview

Other Information

  • All staff employed by the Department and schools have access to a broad range of employment conditions and working arrangements.
  • Appointment of successful applicants will be made subject to a satisfactory pre-employment conditions check.
  • A probationary period may apply during the first year of employment and induction and support programs provided.
  • Detailed information on all terms and conditions of employment is available on the Department's Human Resources website at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx

Location Profile

Lakeview Senior College
Lakeview Senior College is located in the rapidly developing suburb of Caroline Springs, approximately 20 kilometres west of Melbourne. It is a government secondary school educating students from Years 10 to 12. Most Lakeview Senior College graduates pursue further education in a range of tertiary settings while others undertake professional, business or trade related training and employment. The College has a student population of around 955 in 2023 which means an extensive selection of subjects at each year level is available to students. Hence, every student at Lakeview Senior College is able to undertake a learning pathway tailored to their individual needs. The College maintains a learning focussed environment based on high expectations of students in which academic excellence is promoted and celebrated.


Courses for Young Adults

Year 10 students at Lakeview study a broad range of subjects which best prepare them for the choices they face in their final 2 years of schooling. Year 11&12 students at Lakeview Senior College select either a VCE (Victorian Certificate of Education) or VCE-VM course (Vocational Major). The choice between VCE and VCE-VM enables students to undertake a breadth of both academic and vocational training courses. Lakeview Senior College has formed successful partnerships with both the Melton and Brimbank Clusters of Schools which enables students to undertake a wider variety of VET (Vocational Education & Training) courses.


The courses offered at Lakeview Senior College facilitate the lifelong development and growth of students in an environment in which young adults can achieve and experience success and be equipped with the skills, knowledge, and desire to make worthwhile contributions to society.
In a rich setting, Lakeview Senior College was designed as a state of the art learning institution.  All classrooms at Lakeview Senior College are equipped with modern Interactive Whiteboards to enable teachers to deliver engaging lessons to students and to promote more effective interactions amongst students. Our Sports centre contains a fully equipped gymnasium and students at Lakeview Senior College also benefit from access to shared community facilities such as a well-resourced Community Library and playing fields. These facilities are within walking distance of the College.

  • The following pedagogical understandings underpin the academic programs delivered at Lakeview Senior College and drive the development and delivery of the curriculum:


Learner-centred classrooms focussed on meeting individual learning needs through:

 Flexible multi-use learning spaces with access to ICT facilities, to allow for cooperative and collaborative learning

  • A strong emphasis on self-assessment, goal setting and focussed teaching
  • A strong belief in PLTs which facilitate professional collaboration between teachers and with external professional learning providers when required

The College has a strong focus on developing students to:

  • be committed to achieving high academic standards and working to achieve their full potential
  • display a consistent commitment to improving skills, knowledge and higher order thinking
  • develop self-discipline by completing class work and homework tasks
  • value quality performance by taking pride in work completed
  • respect the workplace and College environment
  • participate in, and contribute to, a range of student activities available within the College to develop leadership skills and the capacity to work as a valued member of a team

These practices are achieved through the strong relationships all staff built with students, teachers, and the local community. The College has strong links with the Shire of Melton and alliances with other schools in the locality, including sharing facilities such as the Community Civic Centre and Shire sports grounds. The College engages students and staff in environmentally sustainable practices such as the use of electronic communication systems. It also actively supports the wellbeing of students through preventative, proactive and genuinely individual programs and follow up meetings with families.

Administration Assistant (Ed Support Level 1-Range 2)

Job type:

Part time / From 03/06/2024 - 20/12/2024

Job classification:

Ed Support Level 1-Range 2

Contact:

Shayne Rule | 9219 3100

Administration Assistant (Ed Support Level 1-Range 2)