Ed Support Level 1-Range 1 - Integration Aide

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

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time / From 11/07/2022

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Education and Training

Reference: 1284941

Reference: 1284941

Occupation: Education and Training

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

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    A commitment to assist a student with a severe physical disability to fulfil their potential and to facilitate the learning and engage the student socially.


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


Norwood Secondary College (NSC) is seeking to employ an Education Support Class Level 1, Range 1, Integration Aide to work with Integration students, including one student with a severe physical disability.  This position is 0.8 (30.4 hours) over five days.   This position will attract a Medical Intervention special payment relevant to and dependent upon contact time with the student requiring medical intervention. 


The staff at the Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) will provide training for this position.  The RCH will continue to support the Integration Aide with training throughout the term of employment to ensure the standard of care for the student with the severe physical disability is maintained. 



-    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 students in the schoolyard, 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

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


Norwood Secondary College provides a vibrant teaching and learning environment that supports enjoyment and excellence in living, learning and working.



Norwood Secondary College, established in 1958, is located in a beautiful setting overlooking the Mullum Mullum Creek Valley. Our well maintained and purpose built facilities blend with the environment and support a vibrant teaching and learning community.


Norwood Secondary College provides innovative and engaging teaching and learning for all students. We focus on successfully engaging students as active participants in life-long learning. Our curriculum nurtures the potential of each student and encourages them to achieve their personal best in all areas. At Norwood our students are well prepared for the challenges and rigours of an academic curriculum and thrive on the opportunities offered by our sporting, leadership, camping and outdoor education programs. Instrumental Music and Performing Arts (including school productions) are an integral part of the school’s co-curricular program.


The College Values provide an important base for all our interactions with students and the community. Our core Values are: RESPECT,   ASPIRATION,   RESPONSIBILITY,   RESILIENCE


At Norwood Secondary College students are provided with a sound basis for a life that is fulfilling, respectful of self, others and the environment. We prepare our students to be flexible, adaptable, innovative leaders in our local and global community.


Our bonds with the community are a source of strength and inspiration for us. Our students gain much from their links and involvement with community programs and activities, whilst the contributions of parents and friends are valued and encouraged across all aspects of College life.



At Norwood Secondary College we believe that every student can learn and each student is encouraged and supported to achieve his or her personal best.


Norwood Secondary College staff understand the need to build an educational community through quality relationships with students, parents and staff and have the growth and development of each individual as its primary focus.


Norwood Secondary College, in Byron Street North Ringwood, is a single campus coeducational college with an enrolment limit of approximately 1100 students. Students come from a wide geographic area, covering up to 35 feeder primary schools. It has a very high reputation in the community, particularly with regard to student endeavour in academic results, sport, music and student leadership. A very high percentage of students stay to complete their VCE and gain entry to their first preferences to university, TAFE or a vocation of their choice.


The school offers VCAL for a limited number of selected students in Years 11 and 12.


An enrichment class operates for selected, high achieving students in Years 7 to 9. Students are encouraged to study a VCE subject in Year 10 and a Unit 3/4 in Year 11.  Some students also undertake university studies during their Year 12.


The school offers an extensive camps and excursions program specifically designed for each year level, and comprehensive leadership development opportunities at each year level. An active Student Representative Council meets regularly and gives further opportunities for many students to develop leadership skills.


The College has a long history of sporting tradition and an excellent sporting program. Many teams achieve outstanding results and progress to zone and state level. 


The College has an extensive Instrumental Music program and encourages student performance. The College achieves excellent outcomes in Art and Technology studies across all year levels.


At Norwood Secondary College we are committed to providing an experience where, in years to come, students will be proud to have attended a college where they have made lifelong friends, are lifelong learners and valuable contributors to the community.



Like all Victorian government schools, Norwood Secondary College is a child safe environment. Our school actively promotes 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. Our school has a Child Safety Code of Conduct, as outlined in our Child Safety Policy, as published on our College Website:


Ed Support Level 1-Range 1 - Integration Aide

Job type:

Part time / From 11/07/2022

Job classification:

Not provided


Louise Delaney | 0401 585 367

Ed Support Level 1-Range 1 - Integration Aide