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Ed Support Level 1- Range 1- Teacher Assistant

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

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Part time / From 13/07/2022 - 23/06/2023

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Teacher

Reference: 1285114

Reference: 1285114

Occupation: Teacher

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western 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    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

Monday-Friday 9.00am-1.30pm. This position may require attendance of up to 6 days during school vacation periods. You will be paid a leave purchase allowance for that attendance.

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

Administrative duties to support classroom teachers including;

- Photocopying

- Laminating

- Stationery orders

- All other administrative duties required to assist teachers.

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

Overview

Kororoit Creek Primary School is one of twenty-three Public-Private Partnership schools in the State of Victoria which continues to grow rapidly from its foundation population of 260 students in 2011 to a population of more than 1300 in 2022.  The YMCA and Kingswim complete the community hub and support the school with the provision of an Out of Hours School Care program, camping program from Years 3 to Year 6 and the equivalent of private swimming lessons for all students from Prep to Year 6.

Curriculum

Kororoit Creek Primary School is a fully authorized World School for the Primary Years Programme (PYP) of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO).  The school curriculum is underpinned by the Victorian Curriculum and delivered through the PYP which provides a rich and rigorous inquiry model of learning.  The curriculum contextualizes student learning as well as understanding and transfer of practice, whilst building the knowledge, skills and attributes of individual students and staff as lifelong learners.  We continually strive to ensure high levels of literacy and numeracy which are taught explicitly as well as through the interdisciplinary nature of the inquiry process. KCPS supports strong community values which underpin the safe and orderly learning environment which contribute directly to the school’s positive standing and high reputation within the immediate and broader area.  All staff at the school are provided with accredited IBO professional learning and take part in the school’s coaching program which is supported by both internal coaches and external consultants.

Kororoit Creek Culture

KCPS supports strong community values which underpin the safe and orderly learning environment which contribute directly to the school’s positive standing and high reputation within the immediate and broader area. We have high expectations of students, staff and families and provide quality experiences with challenging personal learning goals as well as effective feedback for our community of learners.  We continually strive to ensure high levels of literacy and numeracy which are taught explicitly as well as through transdisciplinary teaching.  At Kororoit Creek Primary School our student outcome data shows that our students perform well in relation to like and State standards and often higher than expected in comparison to students in other schools. NAPLAN data confirms these outcomes. Whilst our results are pleasing, the school has a strong commitment to on-going improved student learning outcomes and associated data across the school.

Ed Support Level 1- Range 1- Teacher Assistant

Job type:

Part time / From 13/07/2022 - 23/06/2023

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Alan Noye | 03 8358 0600

Ed Support Level 1- Range 1- Teacher Assistant