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Integration Aide

Job posted: 13/05/2022
Applications close: 26/05/2022 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North East Region | Broadford

Job type: Part time / From 06/06/2022

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Education and Training

Reference: 1278759

Reference: 1278759

Occupation: Education and Training

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North East Region | Broadford

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

[Attendance requirement for this position]

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

The responsibilities of this position will be:

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

Other Information

All applicants must have a personal profile on Recruitment online and ensure that it is up to date including VIT registration status. Applications should also be lodged on Recruitment online to ensure that notification of outcomes is delivered to a current email address.

 Applications must include:

  1. A specific response to each of the key selection criteria and position details. It is suggested that applicants limit their response to no more than 7 pages.
  2. A CV with a summary of experience and qualifications.
  3. The names and contact details of up to three referees who can provide information regarding the applicant in relation to the key selection criteria.

Additional Information

Ms Tania Pearson is the Executive Officer acting on behalf of the Selection Panel. She can be contacted for more information on 03 5784 1200.

Conditions of Employment

This vacancy is specifically linked to Student Support Funding and is ongoing. If the funding reduces or ceases during the first seven years of employment, employment may cease subject to the provision of at least 12 weeks’ notice.

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

Broadford Secondary College is located 70km north of Melbourne. Kilmore and Broadford are the main feeder towns for the College, both of which are experiencing sustained growth as part of the ‘Hume Corridor’. The College also draws students from other primary schools including Wandong, Pyalong and Willowmavin. In 2022, the College has an enrolment of 780 students. The college has 63 staff, three Principal Class Officers, 45 teachers and 15 ES staff which support the administration and wellbeing programs. The College is structured on a sub-school basis with Junior (Years 7-9), and Senior (10-12) sub-schools. We offer a wide range of subjects at VCE and have an established VCAL program at Foundation, Intermediate and Senior level. The College also offers students an extensive range of VET subjects which can be accessed from Year 9. VET courses delivered on site include Business Administration and Building & Construction. Other courses are delivered at TAFE colleges which are accessible by train. The school has recently conducted a major curriculum review focused on the Victorian Curriculum years 7 to 10 as well as VCE audit with unit planning outlines developed and published. This has brought about positive changes in both teaching delivery and student attitudes. Additionally, there are major facilities upgrades occurring, consisting of; a new Literacy / English Centre of Excellence and an upgraded library facility.  This has been influenced by our collaborative work with the University of Melbourne focused on Reading.

Integration Aide

Job type:

Part time / From 06/06/2022

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Tania Pearson | 03 5784 1200

Integration Aide