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Ed Support Level 1-Range 1

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

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North East Region | Shepparton

Job type: Part time / From 18/07/2022 - 20/12/2022

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Education and Training

Reference: 1284971

Reference: 1284971

Occupation: Education and Training

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North East Region | Shepparton

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

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

Other Information

Please ensure that your application includes:

  • a resume including relevant experience as well as personal details (name, address and contact numbers, business and home)
  • a section addressing the selection criteria and the requirements for application under the Who May Apply section
  • names and contact numbers (telephone and email if possible) of two referees

Please note that the selection panel may seek additional referees beyond those you name. Consistent with policy, we shall advise you if we will take this action.

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

Nathalia Secondary College aims to prepare students for an ever-changing world. Developing teenagers into young adults and giving them the knowledge and skills to be work ready or continue with further studies when they leave our college. Creating, in partnership, with parents and community; students who are well balanced, respectful, motivated, aspiring and contributing citizens.

At Nathalia Secondary College our vision is to inspire successful and passionate learners.

All members of the college community live the school values C.L.E.A.R.

  • Caring
  • Learning
  • Excellence
  • Accountability
  • Respect

Social - community and demographic

  • Nathalia Secondary College was established in 1919. We have an excellent reputation as a public school in our community. We have a great tradition of excellence and being able to put the student at the centre of everything we do. We aim to get each student either work ready or onto further study.
  • Current SFO of 0.5717
  • Nathalia is a 'can do' community. We support one another while being caring and concerned for each other.
  • Student voice is an integral part of college planning.
  • Enrolments are currently sitting at 112 students in 2022.
  • Staffing consists of a Principal, Assistant Principal and Leading Teacher and Learning Specialist. There is a total of 15 teachers and 9 educational support staff.
  • We have a house system and we offer a variety of co-curricular enhancement and enrichment activities for our students.
  • With our small numbers, we look after the individual in a holistic way. Having said this, curriculum is set with Year 7/8(electives in Arts and Technology), 9/10(electives across Arts, Science, Humanities, PE and Technology) and Senior School (VCE and VCAL).
  • An active School Council that values parent contributions about the direction of our College and how we maintain our good reputation whilst challenging, preparing and engaging our students (their children).
  • We seek the support of our community through the Nathalia Learning Community, also with links to local businesses. We use this to value add to our Careers program.
  • 50% of our staff are based and live in the local community, which is a positive in a rural town.
  • Our unique partnership with St. Mary of the Angels Catholic College is very positive and beneficial; with sharing of VCE classes and the Trade Training Centre project enhance opportunities for all students.
  • Together with Nathalia Primary School, St Mary of the Angels and St Francis Primary Catholic School we form the Nathalia Learning Community. Ensuring the delivery of a consistent approach to education in Nathalia. We are all proud of this alliance as it ensures great outcomes for students as well as being a pillar for the commerce priorities of a small rural thriving community.

Educational

  • Innovative, vibrant and progressive educational provision for Year 7 - 12.
  • VCE,VET and VCAL courses
  • Provider for VET - Building and Construction Cert II and Salon Assistant Cert II
  • We offer enough within our curriculum which builds capacity in our students to meet the challenges of a world outside of our College and ensure they can be active contributors to the community they live in.
  • Many of our activities are driven by   student passion and interests, which does make for engaging programs.
  • Staff and parents are very supportive of initiatives that are offered.
  • Excellent pathways so students can be successful in gaining access to tertiary placements, apprenticeship, traineeships, work and TAFE options.
  • Successful exit destinations that meet student’s aspirations.
  • Literacy initiatives, HIT's and Teaching Practices are our highest priority across all levels.
  • Every teacher is a Literacy Teacher.
  • Positive Behaviour in Schools is the model for managing student behaviour.

Technological

  • We aim for a 1:1 allocation of computers through specified or school provided devices
  • Every learning space has Wi-Fi capability for staff and students.
  • All teaching staff have laptops and/or iPads.
  • Staff and Students use the student management system, SIMON.

Environmental

  • Grounds are well maintained, including grassed areas and natural flora surrounds.
  • In 2020 a new modular building was installed and provides a new admin front office, foods room and new toilet facilities
  • In 2021 a new PE shed was built to house a gym and music facilities

Responsibilities

  • Assist in the exchange of information between the community and the school.
  • Assist with the liaison and communication between parents, teachers, other staff and members of the wider school community.
Ed Support Level 1-Range 1

Job type:

Part time / From 18/07/2022 - 20/12/2022

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Helen Ginnivan | 03 5866 2331

Ed Support Level 1-Range 1