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Ed Support Level 1-Range 2

Job posted: 17/11/2022
Applications close: 30/11/2022 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / From 27/01/2023

Organisation: Education and Training

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Education and Training

Reference: 1316071

Reference: 1316071

Occupation: Education and Training

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Selection Criteria

SC1  Demonstrated capacity to perform duties consistent with established guidelines and frameworks, including coordinating and supporting others in respect to specific work functions relevant to the role.

SC2  Demonstrated capacity to work and collaborate with others in a team environment.

SC3  Demonstrated capacity to communicate effectively in a team environment, including high level oral and written communication skills.

SC4  Possess the technical knowledge and expertise relevant to the position.

SC5  Demonstrated capacity to provide advice and support to management and other school staff in respect to the work area.

SC6  A commitment to professional learning and growth for both self and others.

SC7  Demonstrated the ability to collaborate effectively within a new team to build and drive a positive school culture 

Role

An education support class position at this range will perform tasks that are carried out in accordance with guidelines, accepted practice, and school policy under supervision and direction. This may include coordination of other education support class staff within the work area or educational program.

An education support class position supports the educational services being provided to students but must not include duties of a teacher as defined in clause 2.6.1 of the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 (Vic) or its successor. Supervision of students can be required individually or in groups up to 4 in controlled circumstances and where the responsibility for students remains clearly with a teacher.

Certification and/or qualifications of up to three years can be required at this level (noting that Registered Nurse is not included at this level, the first level for which is Level 1 range 3).

A role at this range may include:

  • Specific support tasks to achieve outcomes. Typically, this will involve accountability for a single function, (e.g. ensuring data is properly maintained) or the co-ordination of a work area under the direction of the principal or a manager.
  • Assisting teachers, within an educational program, by undertaking specific support tasks or the coordination of the support function.
  • Supervised health and wellbeing support tasks, medical intervention support tasks, or other specialised student/teacher support roles (e.g. enrolled nurses performing the role as described in schedule 3). These roles require specific qualifications and/or training, including roles where further training must be undertaken from time to time. The role is for a specific purpose, for which there will be direct accountability as opposed to support roles that are carried out by a range of staff performing routine tasks under direction.
  • Technical tasks that require a sound knowledge of basic technical and/or scientific principles that are used to develop and adapt work methods and make judgements where there are clear guidelines and limited options. Routine technical support in libraries, science, and information technology would be typical examples.

An education support class position at this range commencing at the base will initially be limited to undertaking routine tasks that are 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. Subject to any specific qualification and/or training requirement, an education support class employee employed in this range may be progressively required to undertake coordination, specialised student/teacher support tasks, or technical tasks as experience in the role is gained.

Responsibilities

  • Provides routine support for teachers including assisting with planning of student routines
  • Supports communication between teachers and parents
  • Communicates with teachers on routine matters related to students and/or other responsibilities
  • Provides basic physical care and wellbeing support for students such as toileting, meals, and lifting
  • Communicating with student/s to support comprehension of basic tasks and information
  • Addresses immediate behavioural presentations relating to specific students within a classroom setting aligned to school policy and procedure
  • Provides basic support and supervision for individuals or groups of up to 4 students within a classroom setting
  • Supports teachers in the coordination of educational programs independently or under minimal supervision, including rostering and organising the work of a team of aides, providing routine co-ordination, guidance, and support to other student support staff, liaising with external providers of support services about clearly defined support needs and resources, assisting teachers with the communication of student outcomes and educational programs
  • Provides medical intervention support to a student/s, under specific conditions, with appropriate training and guidance
  • Provides specialised communication support for students and teachers in areas such as AUSLAN and braille

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

Location Profile

Clyde Creek Primary School is a brand-new school located in the City of Casey. Having opened this year (2022) as part of the Victorian Government commitment to deliver 100 new schools between 2019 – 2026. Our main campus currently has 251 students, with an enrolment capacity of 525. We have classes across Year Prep – Year 6.

In 2023 we will open a specialist campus on site for 50 students (levels F – 6) with mild intellectual disability.

Our beautiful school facilities support our commitment to our school mission, vision and values.

Clyde Creek Primary School’s mission is to provide a high-quality education in a safe, connected and inclusive environment that nurtures individual abilities and life-long learners.

Clyde Creek Primary School’s vision is to:

  • Foster a respectful, inclusive community. 
  • Develop high expectations for learning growth. 
  • Create the conditions for students to succeed. 
  • Support responsible, engaged and empowered learners.
  • Promote positive partnerships between home, school and the wider community. 

 

Clyde Creek Primary School’s values are: CARE, COLLABORATION, PERSISTENCE and SUCCESS. 

CARE:  

  • We model and demonstrate care for ourselves, each other, our learning, our environment and our community. 
  • We are polite, friendly, empathetic/respectful, inclusive and show genuine kindness.  
  • We are a community of students, staff and families supporting the hopes and educational aspirations of all. 
  • We respect diversity. 

COLLABORATION: 

  • We work in partnership with other students, staff, parents, and carers to listen, learn and evolve together.  
  • We value teamwork to help each other to grow and achieve.  
  • We communicate, build trust, support and inspire each other.  

PERSISTENCE: 

  • We are motivated to learn and succeed. 
  • We persist and use our growth mindset, giving our best efforts in all of our learning. 
  • We practice, self-reflect, problem-solve, and build resilience.  
  • We persist with challenges and build resilience. 

SUCCESS:  

  • We recognise we are all members of the school community who are encouraged to be confident, positive, persistent and resilient. 
  • We continually work to achieve our personal best as we embrace new learning.  
  • We are drivers of our own learning and take pride in ourselves and school.¿ 
  • We encourage each other’s success and always strive for our personal best.  
  • We are ambitious learners and work hard towards our goals.  
Ed Support Level 1-Range 2

Job type:

Full time / From 27/01/2023

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Jodie Bray | 03 9860 0800

Ed Support Level 1-Range 2