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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: Western Region | Daylesford

Job type: Part time / From 25/07/2022 - 20/12/2022

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Teacher

Reference: 1285162

Reference: 1285162

Occupation: Teacher

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Daylesford

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

Days of work are mon, tues, wed. Hours each day are 3.5 hours. 

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

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

Trentham District Primary School was established in 1875 and is located 94 kilometres north-west of Melbourne. We are a small, dynamic, rural primary school, committed to achieving excellence and to providing an engaging and enriching curriculum for our students. Trentham District Primary School provides comprehensive curriculum in all academic areas with a strong emphasis on Literacy and Numeracy. Our current student enrollment is 108.

Our focus is to increase, in breadth and depth, the educational opportunities we offer our students and encourage them to achieve their personal excellence. Our shared beliefs are based on the following values: Respect, Caring, Including, Honesty and Resilience.

Trentham District Primary School offers a safe and stimulating environment where each child is given the opportunity and encouragement to strive towards his/her maximum potential as a confident individual and a responsible member of society. We provide a positive and nurturing environment that promotes enthusiasm for learning and prepares students to be active and valued members of their community. We provide specialist programs in Art, Music, Physical Education and LOTE. We have a commitment to early and ongoing intervention for students with learning differences and as such, offer intervention programs in Literacy and Numeracy.

Our school values the partnership in education between parents and the school. The co-operation and support of parents is actively encouraged in classroom programs, sport, clubs, camps, excursions, working bees, fundraising and policy and program development. In addition, parent participation in the formal structures of School Council and its various sub committees is highly valued.

Our excellent school facilities were completed over the life of the 2009-2013 Strategic Plan. They include a new main building with four classrooms and a multipurpose building which houses classrooms and kitchen facilities. Our links with the business and broader community are very strong. These facilities allow our school community to grow, be creative and love learning in a safe and positive environment. 

Ed Support Level 1-Range 1

Job type:

Part time / From 25/07/2022 - 20/12/2022

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Arthur Lane | 035/424-1364

Ed Support Level 1-Range 1