International Student Administrative Assistant (Vietnamese Multicultural Education Aide) (Ed Support Level 1-Range 2)

Job posted: 19/03/2024
Applications close: 15/04/2024 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / From 22/04/2024 - 20/12/2024

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Other

Reference: 1407750

Reference: 1407750

Occupation: Other

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern 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 communicate effectively, and collaborate with others in a team environment.

SC3  Demonstrated capacity to work with and support young people in a school environment.

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.


The International Student Administrative Assistant (Vietnamese Multicultural Education Aide) is responsible for carrying out the administrative tasks essential for the smooth functioning of the International Students department. This involves working closely with the International Students Coordinator and the Principal. 

Mill Park Secondary College has a large cohort of International Students from Vietnam, and this role also has a specific focus on supporting our Vietnamese students and families in the program, as a Multicultural Education Aide.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced administration staff, for this full-time position, who have a background in working in an educational setting, providing administrative assistance to International Students.

Applicants should have strong Vietnamese language skills, and an understanding of Vietnamese culture.

Having a valid drivers license is required as travel between two campuses of the College is necessary.

Experience in working in an environment that involves dealing with a wide variety of people in a personable involved manner; listening skills and the ability to direct people to their specific needs area is essential.


Key responsibilities include:

Supporting all students enrolled in the college¿s International Students Program, in particular those from a Vietnamese background.

Translating and interpreting or organising the translation of documents, such as College correspondence, letters, reports and parent-teacher interviews.

Assisting students / parents with Homestay arrangements including any administration and issue management

Assisting with airport pickups during school holidays

Assisting the International Student Coordinator with planning, organising and running school-based international celebrations and events.

Database management, administration of compliance tasks, including checking students¿ attendance, visas, Working With Children Checks and any other relevant security checks.

Other duties as assigned by the International Student Coordinator or College Principal.

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 (the department) 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:


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:


Other Information

Please ensure:

1.  That you address the Selection Criteria.

2.  In your application, please provide the names and contact details [email, mobile phone number] of three professional referees.

3. Applications must be lodged on Recruitment online by the closing date.

4. Applicants are encouraged to view the Salary range for Ed Support Level 1 ¿ Range 2 at Education Support Class Salaries in Victorian Government Schools

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

At Mill Park Secondary College, our primary focus is enhancing the academic, social, and emotional well-being of every student in our community. Our curriculum actively promotes creative thinking, encourages students to strive for excellence, and offers a diverse array of learning opportunities. We are a thriving school community that provides a wide range of outstanding programs.

Our college comprises approximately 1000 students across two campuses: the Middle Years Campus (Years 7-9) situated in Mill Park, and the Senior Campus (Years 10-12) located in Epping. We are deeply committed to the child safe standards, ensuring the safety and empowerment of children. We hold the values of safety, happiness, and empowerment for both students and our dedicated staff and volunteers in the highest regard.

At Mill Park Secondary College, we uphold four core values: Respect, Responsibility, Achievement, and Enjoyment. These principles serve as the foundation for all interactions among our staff, students, parents, and the broader community. Together, we work collaboratively to support the growth of our students academically, socially, and emotionally.

Our school is recognised as an exemplar for the Berry Street Education Model, specifically designed to foster the progressive development of students' physical, psychological, social, and emotional capacities. We prioritise the active involvement of students in our community, emphasising student voice and agency. Students actively participate in the co-development of our Teaching and Learning Model, Student Engagement Model, and School-Wide Positive Behaviour Support (SWPBS) Framework.

We strive to establish strong partnerships with families, recognising the valuable skills and values they bring to support student growth. Our dedication to open communication, a growth mindset, and individual goal-setting ensures that families are actively engaged in creating plans for student development.

Mill Park Secondary College offers an extensive and diverse range of curriculum options at all year levels. The Middle Years curriculum prepares students thoroughly for their Senior Years, where they have the opportunity to select from a wide array of electives. This allows them to specialise in areas that align with their interests and passions, including the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE), Vocational Education and Training (VET), and Victorian Certificate of Education Vocation Major (VCE VM). Our school also has partnerships with both Latrobe University and Melbourne University, enabling students to complete university-level subjects while in Year 12.

For gifted and talented students, Mill Park Secondary College provides a Select Entry Accelerated Learning (SEAL) Program that commences in Year 7 and continues throughout secondary schooling. This program caters to students known for their accelerated learning abilities and capacity for exceptionally high standards of performance.

We offer a wide range of extracurricular opportunities in areas such as leadership, performing arts, music, sports, and various clubs to enrich the overall educational experience of our students.

International Student Administrative Assistant (Vietnamese Multicultural Education Aide) (Ed Support Level 1-Range 2)

Job type:

Full time / From 22/04/2024 - 20/12/2024

Job classification:

Ed Support Level 1-Range 2


Sharni Mullin | 03 9407 9700

International Student Administrative Assistant (Vietnamese Multicultural Education Aide) (Ed Support Level 1-Range 2)