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Ed Support - Integration Student Support

Job posted: 12/05/2022
Applications close: 25/05/2022 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Sale

Job type: Part time / From 11/07/2022 - 09/07/2023

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Teacher

Reference: 1278630

Reference: 1278630

Occupation: Teacher

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | Sale

Selection Criteria

SC1    Capacity to undertake routine support tasks across a range of functions in one or more work areas within a school environment. In particular, the provision of classroom support for students with disabilities would be advantageous.

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.

Applicants are to provide the name and contact details of three people who can attest to their suitability for this position.

Role

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 handling.

Responsibilities

  • Provision of classroom support for specific students.
  • Communication of student related matters with teachers, other staff &/or parents.
  • Provision of basic physical and emotional care of students, as required.
  • Engagement with students regarding comprehension of basic learning tasks and information.
  • Address immediate behaviour issues relating to specific student routines.
  • Accountable for performance of allocated tasks.

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

Other Information

  • Expected work hours of 8.45am to 3.15pm.
  • Advertised position is 22.28 hours over 4 workdays, with possibility of extra hours and/or days.  

Conditions of Employment

  • 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

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

 

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School Profile

Maffra Secondary College is a regional college which caters for students in Years 7 - 12. Maffra is located two and half hours from Melbourne but within an hour’s drive of both the sea and the mountains. Our enrolment numbers sit at around 570 and a majority of our students travel to and from our school by bus from neighbouring towns. This number of students makes it small enough to allow positive relationships to be formed, but large enough to provide a wide range of options for our students. Our over-arching goals are to improve the learning and achievement of every student every day whilst creating a community of learners that are curious, empowered and engaged.

Maffra Secondary College provides learning and leadership opportunities for all students both within the school and the wider community. There is a focus on providing learning environments that engage, instil knowledge, skills, attitudes and values, empowering our school community to strive to be life-long learners. Our students are encouraged to be actively involved in their learning and through student voice and agency, contribute to not only the development of the curriculum but also to improving the school environment and working with neighbouring cluster schools and the local community.

Maffra Secondary College's cohesive, Professional Leadership Team focus is on working collaboratively to bring about improvement across the college. The college has a strong focus of working in teams to bring about change. Teaching and learning is supported by the 'Maffra Teaching and Learning Model' and all staff being aligned with a 'Professional Learning Community' (PLC). The two key areas of focus were based on 'Know our Learners' and literacy with an emphasis being placed on vocabulary. We believe that all students need to be challenged in order to improve and that mistakes with their learning are key to developing curious learners and activating students as owners of their own learning. Lesson plans which identify learning intentions and success criteria continue to be explicitly used in classrooms. The things that we value are aligned with our use of the School Wide Positive Behaviour Support framework where positive behaviour is explicitly taught and acknowledged. We were identified as a Lead School in 2020 for Respectful Relationships and this was reflected in our school curriculum and embedded in our expected behaviours for all members of our community.

In 2021 we launched the new school values to the students and the school community after a review in 2020. Our College Values: Respect, Learning, Community and Resilience which guide and underpin our expectations and behaviours for staff, students and our parent/carer community and we always strive to achieve the highest standard possible in these areas.

There is a broad range of opportunities and pathways offered in the senior school, including VCE, VET and VCAL, which caters for the diverse interests, needs and abilities of our student cohort. The staffing profile of Maffra Secondary College includes a principal and two assistant principals, 37.4 Effective Full Time (EFT) teachers, 25.5 EFT Education Support (ES) staff, including office administration staff, classroom support staff and other support staff.

Please note, hours of work are advertised as 22.28 hours per week, but negotiable dependant on individual circumstances.

Ed Support - Integration Student Support

Job type:

Part time / From 11/07/2022 - 09/07/2023

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Renee Phillips | 03 5147 1790

Ed Support - Integration Student Support