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Ed Support Level 1-Range 2 (Ed Support Level 1-Range 2)

Job posted: 11/06/2024
Applications close: 24/06/2024 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Korumburra

Job type: Part time / From 14/07/2024 - 21/12/2024

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Education and Training

Reference: 1419868

Reference: 1419868

Occupation: Education and Training

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | Korumburra

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.

Role

The attendance for this role is the following

Monday OR Tuesday  - 1.00pm - 6.00pm

Thursday - 1.00pm - 6.00pm

Friday - 1.00pm - 6.00pm

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

Applicants seeking part-time employment are encouraged to apply for any teaching service position and, if they are the successful candidate, request a reduced time fraction. Such requests will be negotiated on a case-by-case basis and will be subject to the operational requirements of the school.

The Department of Education 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. It is our policy to provide reasonable adjustments for persons with a disability (see Workplace adjustment guidelines).

Additional support and advice on the recruitment process is available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders from the Koorie Outcomes Division (KOD) via marrung@education.vic.gov.au

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:

 https://www2.education.vic.gov.au/pal/child-safe-standards/policy

DE Values

The department's employees commit to upholding the department's Values: Responsiveness, Integrity, Impartiality, Accountability, Respect, Leadership and Human Rights. The department'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 department values is available at:

 https://www2.education.vic.gov.au/pal/values-department-vps-school-employees/overview

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

  • 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

Location Profile

Loch Primary School is a small, rural school set in the beautiful rolling hills of South Gippsland with enrolment of 140 students. The school has 1 Principal Class, 1 Learning Specialist, 8 Teachers and 7 Educational Support Staff.

The school motto ¿Dream Achieve Succeed: Every child known, safe, inspired, challenged and empowered¿, is reinforced with the values of Be Respectful, Be Responsible, Be Resilient, Be Creative, Be Curious, Be Your Best.   We are a `Play is the Way¿ school and this behaviour education philosophy underpins our social emotional learning at all times. All students participate in Respectful Relationships lessons and are given a `buddy¿ from a different year level to further foster positive relationships within the school.

Loch Primary School places great importance on the use of high-quality evidence based approaches to all teaching and learning. Teachers utilise explicit instruction (EI) teaching methods in their teaching of literacy and numeracy. All literacy teaching follows a highly structured and sequential scope and sequence, beginning with simple phonemes and ending with high level morphology. Teachers consistently review previously taught material through a daily review that gives students the opportunity to practice and refine their literacy and numeracy skills and understandings.

The well resourced specialist programs of Digital Technology, Physical Education, Science, Visual Art, LOTE and Performing Arts are provided for all students each week and these specialist teachers provide a range of opportunities for students to use their new skills in different contexts. All of our students participate in an annual Arts Showcase.

All students participate in our camping program and enjoy experiences of camping under canvas, a three day urban visit, adventure camps and an overnight beach camp. Students enjoy success in swimming, athletics, cross country and interschool sports. Students are encouraged to participate in individual and team sports and to learn that success comes from doing your very best.

Our school has a long tradition of successfully preparing students for secondary school and future employment. This includes the development of excellent leadership skills through Co-operative Learning Groups, Peer Mediation training and Student Leadership opportunities.

We encourage parental involvement in the school and we believe that an effective school community is built on strong and productive relationships with families. Students, families and staff have the opportunity to attend three-way conferences three times a year to better understand student learning needs and celebrate learning that has occurred during the year.

Students participate in `theme days¿ one day per term and in the past have included topics such as `Spud Olympics¿, Bush Dance Day and the annual Easter Hat parade. Grade six students leave a legacy by creating a `Grade Six Project¿.  Students make this contribution to the grounds at Loch Primary School as a way to thank the school community.

Ed Support Level 1-Range 2 (Ed Support Level 1-Range 2)

Job type:

Part time / From 14/07/2024 - 21/12/2024

Job classification:

Ed Support Level 1-Range 2

Contact:

Liz Alderson | 5659 4254

Ed Support Level 1-Range 2 (Ed Support Level 1-Range 2)