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Ed Support Level 1-Range 1

Job posted: 21/06/2022
Applications close: 04/07/2022 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Bendigo

Job type: Part time / From 11/07/2022 - 09/01/2023

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Education and Training

Reference: 1284163

Reference: 1284163

Occupation: Education and Training

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North West Region | Bendigo

Selection Criteria

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

Role

[Attendance requirement for this position]

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

  • Assist students on an individual or group basis in specific learning areas.
  • Assist with the communication between students and teachers, particularly the interpretation of instructions.
  • Provide basic physical and emotional care for students.
  • Participate in team meetings.
  • Assist with toileting, meals, lifting, and administration of medication to students requiring special care.
  • Assist with the supervision of pupils in playgrounds, at camps, on excursions, in sporting activities, therapy activities and life skills.
  • Assist in the preparation of student resources and equipment.
  • Prepare basic curriculum support resources.
  • Set up and put away equipment and materials in support of teaching programs.
  • Observe students and draw the attention of the teacher to them where necessary.
  • Participate in the monitoring and evaluation of programs and evaluation of individual student involvement and achievement.
  • Assist with communication between teachers and non-English speaking parents/students.
  • Assist in the translation of documents.
  • Assist students with the preparation and service of meals.
  • Ensure work areas and materials, equipment and appliances are maintained in a clean and ready to use condition.
  • Assist in the preparation of equipment and purchasing of materials and supplies as required.

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

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

Eaglehawk North Primary School is a government primary school located on the western fringe of the regional city of Bendigo.  The school has strong connections to the local Eaglehawk community and engages in a number of local community events and interacts with a number of community organisations.  

Eaglehawk North's vision is:

As every learner moves through Eaglehawk North Primary School, they do so with: mutual respect, a mindset of success and a sense of social responsibility.

 

The values our school community embraces are respect for self, respect for others, respect for learning and respect for the school environment.  These values form the cornerstone of the way we interact and work with one another in our community.

 

The schools current Strategic Plan runs from 2018-2022.  The four themes, creating a coherent curriculum based on the Victorian Curriculum, promoting authentic literacy and numeracy teaching and learning, delivering soundly structured instruction and developing self-regulated and resilient learners through the development of student voice and agency and implementing School-wide Positive Behaviour Support are guiding our work over the four years of this plan.

 

In 2021, the Eaglehawk North had a student population of 332 students. 3 of our students speak another language at home, and 19 students identify as indigenous.  117 students attracted Equity Funding.

This population of students was divided into four teaching and learning teams across the school and included  a Foundation team, divided into 2 classrooms, a Year 1-2 team of four classrooms, a Year3-4 team of five classrooms and a year 5-6 team of five classrooms.

Specialist subjects in Art, Chinese Mandarin, Music and Physical Education were offered to all students.

 

Eaglehawk North's Student Family Occupation and Education Index is 0.4718.

Ed Support Level 1-Range 1

Job type:

Part time / From 11/07/2022 - 09/01/2023

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Helen Forrest | 041/735-5534

Ed Support Level 1-Range 1