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Ed Support Level 1-Range 1 - Integration Aide

Job posted: 17/06/2022
Applications close: 30/06/2022 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Cranbourne

Job type: Part time / From 18/07/2022

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Education and Training

Reference: 1283669

Reference: 1283669

Occupation: Education and Training

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Cranbourne

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

Other Information

  • 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
  • Hours: Monday - Friday 8:45am-3:36pm.

Conditions of Employment

This vacancy is specifically linked to Student Support Funding and is ongoing. If the funding reduces or ceases during the first seven years of employment, employment may cease subject to the provision of at least 12 weeks’ notice.

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

Koo Wee Rup Secondary College is a large co-education public school situated in the high growth corridor of the South Eastern suburbs with easy access to Phillip Island, Mornington Peninsula and the Melbourne CBD.

With a current student population of 1145, enrolment numbers are now consistent with continuous growth.  Koo Wee Rup is a progressive community with a focus on community engagement and support.

The College is situated around attractive spacious grounds.  We completed the first stage of our rebuild in 2014 with 3 new Learning Community Centres.  The second stage will be completed this year.

Our vision is “to inspire a passion for lifelong learning and excellence in a community which provides all students with the opportunity to achieve their personal best”.  We emphasise the importance of students being independent and responsible and we instil the values of personal best, honesty and integrity, courtesy and respect for others.

Curriculum offerings at Years 7, 8 and 9 consist of core components covering the key Domains.  Year 9 also has an Alternative Program with a strong focus on life skills and pastoral care.  In Year 10 an Elective Program compliments the core subjects.  Students are also able to study VET, VCAL and VCE subjects as part of their Year 10 studies.  In Years 11 and 12 we offer a comprehensive VCE, VET and VCAL Program.

We are also a SEAL (Selected Entry Accelerated Learning) school, a Program for academically gifted students who study Years 7 – 10 in three years.

Priority areas in the Strategic Plan for the College include: Teaching and Learning, Student Engagement, collaboration and teamwork.  The College has a strong focus on Digital Learning and has a BYOD Program for all students in Years 7 – 12.

The College is in active partnership with The Alpine School, Snowy River Campus and The Young Leaders to China Program.  We have a wide range of extra-curricular activities including Instrumental Music, an annual Musical Production and Festival, HPV and a wide range of excursions, competitions, sports programs and camps.

The strength of the College is attributable in no small measure to the talent and commitment of staff and their rapport with parents and the community.  Staff at Koo Wee Rup Secondary College are noted for their generous and enthusiastic support for the extensive extra-curricular programs, for the general nurturing of students and the strong collegiality amongst colleagues.

Ed Support Level 1-Range 1 - Integration Aide

Job type:

Part time / From 18/07/2022

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Todd Slater - Assistant Principal | (03) 5997 1444

Ed Support Level 1-Range 1 - Integration Aide