Ed Support Level 1-Range 2

Job posted: 29/07/2022
Applications close: 11/08/2022 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Traralgon

Job type: Part time / From 22/08/2022 - 20/12/2022

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Education and Training

Reference: 1289115

Reference: 1289115

Occupation: Education and Training

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | Traralgon

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.


This position is for 10.75 Hours across Monday & Tuesday

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.


  • 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

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

For positions in special settings, a person is not eligible for employment unless they meet the vaccination requirements on commencement in the position.

Location Profile

Boolarra Primary School is located in the small township of Boolarra in the Latrobe Valley, Central Gippsland. It is situated in the foothills of the Strzelecki Ranges and is surrounded by farmland and bush. Boolarra takes it's name from the Kurnai word meaning 'plenty'. We are incredibly fortunate to offer spacious treed school grounds for our students to play and learn within. We have a current enrollment of approximately 40 students.  Students attend the school from the Boolarra township and surrounding areas. Our staff profile included 2 fulltime staff and 4 part time staff. We offer a range of specialist subjects that include Performing  and  Visual Arts, Music, German and Physical Education.

At Boolarra Primary School we value creativity, curiosity and innovation. We recognize the fundamental importance of reflective and adaptable thinking. Our students are empowered to generate their own course for lifelong learning and make purposeful contributions to their community.

We  believe in our school values of respect, engagement, responsibility and aspiration and use these to guide our actions and beliefs. We have a strong commitment to our school motto which states “Dedicated to Learning Connected to the Community”. Our core values encourage our learners to be inclusive and collaborate with others.
# Respect - for ourselves, others and the environment - Caring for, understanding, accepting and appreciating ourselves, others and the environment.
# Engagement - To be open and interested in learning.
# Responsibility - Demonstrating ownership of our actions and words. Being accountable for our actions.
# Aspiration- Demonstrate a willingness to set high goals for ourselves, always do our best, show resilience and persist when faced with challenges.

We continually strive to improve the culture of our school through explicit teaching of attitudes and emotional regulation. Our school implements the Berry Street Educational Model. We value input from our students and offer a range of leadership opportunities through School Captain, House Captain and Junior School Council opportunities. Students are given opportunities to improve their leadership capacity through their involvement in fundraising activities as well as the organization and running of whole school activities.

Our school has a strong community feel about it. We are small enough that all students are known by all in our school community. This enables us to celebrate achievements and provide supports at an individual level. We  have a dedicated and hardworking staff, who aim to ensure that the children in our care receive the best possible learning opportunities. We believe that we are all learners. Through collaboration, staff work to develop and expand their own professional knowledge and skills. We are building our capacity to work as a community of educators to plan, deliver and review lessons. We aspire to be the best teachers we can be.

We value parent input and provide a range of opportunities for families to be involved in our school community. We encourage parents to assist in classrooms and in extra curricula activities such as sporting competitions and excursions. School Council  provides opportunities for parents who want to contribute but may not be available during school hours. We believe that the educational journey is a collaborative effort between home and school.


Ed Support Level 1-Range 2

Job type:

Part time / From 22/08/2022 - 20/12/2022

Job classification:

Not provided


Susan Duncan | (03) 5169 6471

Ed Support Level 1-Range 2