Ed Support - Classroom

Job posted: 24/06/2022
Applications close: 07/07/2022 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Ballarat

Job type: Part time / From 18/07/2022 - 26/01/2024

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Education and Training

Reference: 1285283

Reference: 1285283

Occupation: Education and Training

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Ballarat

Selection Criteria

SC1    Capacity to undertake routine support tasks across a range of functions in one or more work areas within a the classroom environment.

SC2    Demonstrated capacity to communicate effectively with members of the school community including students and the capacity to provide support and/or attendant care to students where necessary.

SC3    Demonstrated proficiency in the use of office systems, software or technical equipment as relevant to the position.

SC4    Capacity to work cooperatively with a range of people including teachers, education support, students and parents.

SC5    A commitment to professional learning and growth.


Undertakes routine tasks that are usually carried out under close supervision and direction.  Work that carries some degree of independence will generally involve a limited number of tasks performed on a regular basis where priorities are clear, procedures are well established and direction is readily available.

Work has little scope for deviation. Problems can usually be solved by reference to well documented procedures and instructions and clearly established practices.  Deviation from established procedures will require reference to others for guidance and direction.  Assistance is readily available when problems arise.  An experienced employee at range 1 will exercise limited judgement within clearly defined guidelines and well established practices that relate specifically to the tasks performed.

Does not carry responsibility for the work of others.  More experienced employees will provide basic guidance and advice to others relating to tasks within the work area.

An education support class position supports the educational services being provided to students, but must not include duties of teaching as defined in clause 2.6.1 of the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 (Vic) or its successor.  Supervision of students cannot be required except where it is an integral part of the employee's position or involves supervision of students individually or in small groups, in controlled circumstances, where the responsibility for students remains clearly with a teacher.

Qualification requirements do not operate at range 1.  Certification requirements may be required to legally perform specific tasks - e.g. driver's licence, first aid, safe food handlin - if appropriate


  • Undertake duties in support of the classroom / srudent requirements.
  • Provide document preparation support.
  • Maintain, enter and retrieve data as required.
  • Perform reception duties, including the screening of visitors to the school, and arrange interviews as required.
  • Prepare straightforward correspondence according to school procedures (e.g. sending out form letters).
  • Prepare inventories, requisitions and uncomplicated documents.
  • Maintain and update basic written records.
  • Obtain basic data or factual information from given sources, e.g. books, reports, manuals, catalogues, tables, forms, etc.
  • Check for simple inaccuracies in forms and correspondence such as spelling, punctuation and spacing.
  • Make appointments and maintain diary records.
  • Select and use equipment in accordance with school procedures and manufacturer's instructions.
  • Receive enrolment documentation and record data.

Who May Apply

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

EEO AND OHS Commitment

The Department of Education and Training 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.

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 http://www.education.vic.gov.au/about/programs/health/protect/Pages/childsafestandards.aspx

DET Values

The Department’s employees commit to upholding DET’s Values: Responsiveness, Integrity, Impartiality, Accountability, Respect, Leadership and Human Rights. DET’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 DET values is available at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/workm/Pages/Public-Sector-Values.aspx

Vaccination Requirement

A person is not eligible for employment in the Teaching Service unless that person meets the vaccination requirements on commencement in the position.

Location Profile

Phoenix P-12 Community College is a growing co-educational school situated in the southwest of Ballarat. We are an inclusive school that embraces learning across the life span by catering for students from the commencement of kindergarten to the completion of year 12. The College services a wide geographical area including the suburbs of Delacombe, Redan and Sebastopol and rural townships within the Golden Plains. Our College community includes a diverse range of families from various socio-economic backgrounds. The College prides itself on delivering outstanding academic and co-curricular educational opportunities for all students. Our goal is to develop socially respectful and responsible global citizens, by empowering our students to strive for personal, educational and vocational success and excellence.


Phoenix P-12 Community College is committed to educating the whole child. We build engagement through purposeful, student centred learning that emanates from an agreed instructional model. We ensure that every student is achieving optimal learning growth through outstanding instruction in literacy and numeracy and the provision of meaningful targeted feedback. Our comprehensive and challenging academic focus is supported by an extensive co-curricular program that includes sport, drama, music, public speaking, student leadership and the arts. The College explicitly teaches School Wide Positive Behaviours (SWPBS) to ensure that emotional wellbeing is fostered within every child and that they leave the College as active, positive members of the community.


The establishment of Learning Villages (Foundation to Year 4, Years 5 & 6 and Years 7- 12) within the College ensures that every student has a deep sense of communal belonging. The College values of Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Cooperation and Excellence are at the core of all relationships and guide every daily interaction. We believe that quality relationships based on inclusiveness and mutual respect between parents, teachers and students are the key to us achieving our purpose.


Student wellbeing is critical in empowering students with the social and emotional competencies to experience success and happiness in a rapidly changing world. A comprehensive student wellbeing structure is in place throughout the College. These expert teams coordinate a series of inclusive programs and services that build student self-worth, personal identity and relationships of mutual respect. The College has comprehensive transition programs that support students as they prepare to enter school, progress through the College and prepare for life beyond the College.


The mission of Phoenix P-12 Community College is to excel in the provision of broad, flexible and inclusive educational pathways. ICT is embedded within in the curriculum and across the College. Every student has the opportunity to be truly engaged in a comprehensive senior year’s program where VCE and VCAL pathways are equally valued. A wide range of VCE and VET studies are offered to our senior students including access to School Based Apprenticeships, supported through the DET Head Start initiative.


Phoenix P-12 Community College is dedicated to achieving ongoing improvement in learning outcomes for its students. To achieve this there is a continual focus on the development of teacher practice and efficacy. All teachers are engaged with Professional Learning Communities (PLC’s) that follow the improvement cycle and have a foundation in the sharing of best practice and research. College leadership teams continue to seek out cutting edge professional learning experiences for the development of teacher practice and pedagogy. Alignment with the University Of Melbourne Network Of Schools provides an ongoing relationship with the world’s most respected educational leaders.

Phoenix P-12 Community College embraces its position within the community. The College has a time proven capacity to build community partnerships that transform educational opportunities and outcomes for students. The College precinct includes a number of vibrant community agencies such as the Ballarat South Community Hub, the Phoenix Kindergarten and Ballarat Health Services.  Additionally, the College is proud to partner with The Smith Family and the Centre for Multi-Cultural Youth to provide a co-located service model that enriches outcomes for students.

Phoenix P-12 Community College is proud to be at the heart of the local community, offering truly student centred, rich learning programs that promote exciting and extensive pathways into an increasingly global society.

Ed Support - Classroom

Job type:

Part time / From 18/07/2022 - 26/01/2024

Job classification:

Not provided


Karen Snibson | 03 5329 3293

Ed Support - Classroom