Information Technology Technician ES1-2 Ongoing - NEW SCHOOL OPENING 2024 (Ed Support Level 1-Range 2)

Job posted: 08/09/2023
Applications close: 04/10/2023 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / From 29/01/2024

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Education and Training

Reference: 1366045

Reference: 1366045

Occupation: Education and Training

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Selection Criteria

·     SC1  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.

SC2  Demonstrated proficiency in the use of office systems, software or technical equipment as relevant to the position.

SC3  Capacity to work co-operatively with a range of people including teachers, education support, students and parents.

SC4  Demonstrated experience and skills in managing and networking ICT in a school setting.

SC5  Demonstrate commitment to professional learning and growth for both self and others.

SC6  Demonstrated capacity to develop procedures and guidelines relating to ICT practices.


The successful applicant will play an instrumental role in the development and implementation of contemporary school processes to support the learning and wellbeing of all students across the school. This position is a fantastic opportunity for the right individual to help our school be the absolute best school it can be for students, staff and the wider school community as our school continues to grow and thrive over the years ahead.

As a Foundation Education Support Staff member, you will contribute to the collaborative planning, implementation and evaluation of school processes and contribute to the school culture as a results-oriented collaborative professional learning community. 

Foundation Education Support Staff will work collaboratively with colleagues and leadership to improve students' educational outcomes and to ensure that the school remains on a path of continuous improvement through the application of evidenced-based research.

Hours of Work

8:30am to 3:30pm8:45am to 4:00pm8:45am to 4:00pm8:45am to 4:00pm8:45am to 3:30pm

About the Role

  • This is a unique opportunity for you to work in the initial development of school processes for a foundation secondary school, growing one year level each year from Year 7 in 2024 to Year 12 in 2029. 
  • Given the school is in the first year of establishment, the teaching, learning and student support practices are based on the latest evidence-based research. The brand-new facilities support 21st century skills and these teaching and learning practices. 
  • You will be supported by education support staff, teachers, and leaders in a highly collaborative workplace, with opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • The school has a highly supportive leadership team with a culture of collaboration and innovation. 
  • As a member of the Foundation Staff, you will have input and play a vital role in the implementation of school processes within your area as well as the physical set up of the learning environment.
  • The school site is planned to be completed and access given to school staff from mid-December 2023. Given this timeline, we anticipate some staff of the school will be involved in late January to prepare for the opening of the school on the first day of the 2024 school year (this is by negotiation and not mandatory). 

About you

We are seeking a highly motivated and skilled education support staff to contribute to the success of a high achieving secondary school. The ideal candidate should possess a range of characteristics that will contribute to the success of our students and uphold the school's commitment to excellence in education. Education Support Staff will be responsible for delivering support for the school staff and student learning environment.


It is important to note that in 2024 Brinbeal Secondary College will open with approximately 160-200 Year 7 students and 15-20 staff. 

In the first year of the school's operation the Information Technology Technician role is broad and the role will focus on supporting the implementation of efficient ICT across the college, keeping in mind the schools small enrolment numbers.  

The Information Technology Technician will be flexible, competent, and approachable to all members of the school community. It is expected that they will provide a high level of customer service to the student body, staff and visitors to the College and be competent in the provision of up to date and relevant information. 

A professional image is the impact Brinbeal Secondary College is aiming to achieve. Adhering to the College's dress code policy and wearing appropriate business casual will be required in the school office. It is important the Information Technology Technician operates in a consistent, professional, courteous, efficient manner at all times. 

The Information Technology Technician supports the Administration team and Classroom Teachers with the day-to-day operations of the College. 

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic team member, committed to working with staff teams to achieve the best possible outcomes for each of our students. If you are interested in applying and would like to know more about the role and the College itself, please telephone the Business Manager Monique Richards on 0467630278


ICT Support Officer:

·       Support members of the school community with respect to their use of ICT in the school

·       Troubleshoot and respond to hardware, software and networking issues across a range of school owned and student BYO devices.

·       Assist in solving common ICT related problems for staff and students on a daily basis.

·       Provide specialist advice to students in relation to the handling and use of ICT materials and equipment.

·       Assist with the provision of ICT service to teachers.

·       TV/ATV maintenance.

·       Liaise with the Specialist Technician as required.

·       Advise teachers about technical components of curriculum implementation using ICT.

·       Provide support to manage the teacher notebook program (returns/allocations/transfer of data support)

·       Provide support to staff, students and parents in password management

·       Support staff with media editing and video/photo projects

·       Assist in the development, testing and execution of ICT disaster recovery and service continuity processes and technologies.

·       Provide technology assistance for school events

·       Undertake regular stocktakes and checking of equipment, maintaining the asset register of disposed/new ICT devices

·       Cleaning, labelling and sorting of IT devices

·       Providing assistance with printing including maintaining papercut software, clearing paper jams, replacement of supplies etc.

·       Initiate, design and develop basic computer systems and undertake routine software design.

·       Implement and manage general and specific software applications.

·       Ensuring the security and integrity of the school's ICT system in line with DET policies and procedures.

·       Develop and implement safety procedures within work and/or teaching areas in accordance with school policy and relevant safety legislation.

·       Undertake other duties relevant to the field of responsibility as requested by the Business Manager or Principal

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 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).

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants can contact Brett West, Yamatji man, in the Koorie Outcomes Division to talk about the recruitment process, the Department and supports for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in the Department. Mobile: 0477 726 801 or email on: brett.west@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:

 Child Safe Standards: Policy | education.vic.gov.au

DE Values

The Department’s employees commit to upholding DE’s Values: Responsiveness, Integrity, Impartiality, Accountability, Respect, Leadership and Human Rights. DE’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 DE values is available at:


Other Information


Thank you for your interest. 

Brinbeal Secondary College is a new school opening in 2024.

If you would like any further information about the position, please contact Simon Haber via email Simon.Haber@education.vic.gov.au

If you would like to apply for this position, please include in your application:

1.      Covering letter

2.      Detailed CV - including details of employment

3.      WWCC number

4.      List of your qualifications and relevant experience

5.      A response to each of the key selection criteria - recommended 1/2 page per criteria

Please also provide the names, email addresses and mobile phone numbers of three business referees - please note for those currently employed in a school, one should be a Principal.


Simon Haber

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

Brinbeal Secondary College

Opening in 2024.

About our School:

·       We¿re building a new secondary school in Wyndham (which incorporates Tarneit, Truganina, Werribee, Hoppers Crossing etc..). It will open day one of Term 1 in 2024 and help the growing local population get an exceptional education close to home.

·       The school is located at 2 Connaught Road, Tarneit, 3029.

·       It will be able to enrol up to 1,300 including approximately 100 places for young people with specialist needs, when the first stage of the school is complete.

·       In its first year of operation (2024), Brinbeal Secondary College will open to Year 7 students only, and progress by year level thereafter to Year 12 in 2029

·       Brinbeal Secondary College will be a supported inclusion school, which is a mainstream secondary school with additional professional capabilities and facilities designed to cater for a higher than usual proportion of students with disability.

·       The new school presents an exciting opportunity for the foundation staff to exercise significant influence on supporting the creation of a contemporary, inclusive school, connected to the community and focused on the learning outcomes of all students.

·       Find out the latest news at: https://newsletters.naavi.com/p/xJmoky5/archive

Our Facilities:

Stage 1 state of the art educational facilities includes:

·       Administration and Resource Centre ¿ featuring modern design and multiple learning spaces for a variety of teaching styles

·       Exceptional two storey Science and Technology building, with dedicated labs, materials and digital technology

·       Large Learning Neighbourhood, featuring 14 general classrooms, multiple presentation and seminar spaces and an array of quiet and small group collaborative areas.

·       Performing Arts building ¿ featuring specialised drama, music and media spaces as well as four Food Technology rooms

·       Large Community Hub that features 3 indoor basketball courts and multi-purpose exercise rooms

·       Outside we will have extensive outdoor basketball courts as well as manicured landscaping that allows for multipurpose outdoor learning experiences.

About the Role:

All staff at Brinbeal Secondary College will have qualities which ensure the effective learning & wellbeing of our students at the school upon commencement.

¿        This is a unique and exciting opportunity for you to work in a brand-new secondary school in the heart of the western suburbs, catering for the diversity of learners.

¿        You will be empowered by education support staff, teachers and leaders in a highly collaborative workplace, with opportunities for professional development and career advancement.

¿        You will guide young people as they transition through secondary education and prepare them for their pathways beyond

¿        This position is a fantastic opportunity for the right individual to help shape our school and ensure it is the very best school it can be for students, staff and the wider school community as our school continues to grow and thrive over the years ahead.

¿        You will be part of a vision for learning and designing a framework for pedagogical approaches which maximise the opportunities presented by the inclusive and contemporary learning spaces.

All staff will join the school at the beginning of Term 1 2024, to begin an exciting new educational journey for the community of Tarneit West.

About You:

·       We are seeking highly motivated and skilled staff to contribute to the creation of a high achieving secondary school.

·       Foundation staff will work collaboratively with colleagues and leadership to improve students¿ educational outcomes and to ensure that the school remains on a path of continuous improvement.

·       As a Foundation staff member you are excited by the opportunity, challenge and role you will play in being part of a new school; playing a major part in creating a staff culture of inclusion that has at its heart a focus on ensuring EVERY child receives the best learning and wellbeing outcomes possible.

·       You are committed to professional learning and growth for both self and others to ensure we are maximising the learning outcomes of all students.

Information Technology Technician ES1-2 Ongoing - NEW SCHOOL OPENING 2024 (Ed Support Level 1-Range 2)

Job type:

Full time / From 29/01/2024

Job classification:

Ed Support Level 1-Range 2


Simon Haber | 0417 166 388

Information Technology Technician ES1-2 Ongoing - NEW SCHOOL OPENING 2024 (Ed Support Level 1-Range 2)