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Reception

Job posted: 23/06/2022
Applications close: 08/07/2022 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Bairnsdale

Job type: Part time / From 25/07/2022 - 20/12/2022

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: 1284404

Reference: 1284404

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | Bairnsdale

Selection Criteria

SC1    Capacity to undertake routine administrative tasks across a range of functions in one or more work areas within a school environment.

 SC2    Demonstrated capacity to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with members of the school community including staff and students.

 SC3    Demonstrated proficiency in the use of office systems, software, including CASES21, Sentral, Microsoft Word and technical equipment as relevant to the position.

 SC4    Capacity to work in a professional manner with a commitment to being a respectful and reliable team member.

 SC5   Commitment to professional growth and learning.

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

  • Undertake clerical and keyboard duties in support of the school administration function.
  • Provide document preparation support.
  • Maintain, enter and retrieve data from the schools computer system.
  • Perform reception duties, including the screening of visitors to the school, and arrange interviews as required.
  • Prepare straightforward correspondence according to school procedures (e.g. sending out form letters).
  • Prepare inventories, requisitions and uncomplicated documents.
  • Maintain and update basic written records.
  • Obtain basic data or factual information from given sources, e.g. books, reports, manuals, catalogues, tables, forms, etc.
  • Check for simple inaccuracies in forms and correspondence such as spelling, punctuation and spacing.
  • Make less complex routine entries in records, e.g. stock movement; file movement, accounts, leave.
  • Make appointments and maintain diary records.
  • Select and use equipment in accordance with school procedures and manufacturer's instructions.
  • Receive enrolment documentation and record data.

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 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

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

The East Gippsland Specialist School provides a comprehensive and innovative curriculum for primary and secondary students with intellectual disabilities. The school recognises that every child is special and that our students require additional resources and individual and innovative support to enable them to succeed.

 The school encourages a supportive environment where teamwork between members of the school community is paramount to foster an environment of ability where every student fulfils their full potential. Our belief that every student can achieve is fostered in a strengths based, stimulating, caring and secure atmosphere. We promote the values and attitudes of cooperation, responsibility and respect for self, for others, for culture and religious diversity, for property and environment.

 Students are taught in small groups and are supported by a multi-disciplinary team including teachers, assistants, allied health professionals and other specialists. The school is committed to providing a progressive, stimulating and safe school environment that takes into account sound management practices, good communication between all members of the school community, best practice in delivering the curriculum and innovative community partnerships.   The school has introduced the STAR and LINKS programs for students with Intellectual Disabilities (including Autism Spectrum Disorder) in 2016.   These programs were developed by STAR Autism Support and are comprehensive behavioural teaching practises that incorporate the Applied Behaviour Analysis strategies of: Discrete Trial Training, Pivotal Response Training, Teaching Functional Routines and the Academic Skills.

East Gippsland Specialist School is situated in the thriving town of Bairnsdale which is also the commercial centre of East Gippsland. The town itself has pleasant wide streets set around historical, award winning, Main Street Gardens. It is the gateway to Australia’s largest and most beautiful inland waterways, the Gippsland Lakes as well as beautiful beaches and Victoria’s High Country. The environment lends itself to many leisure opportunities including fishing, sailing and boating, riding, cycling, bushwaking, climbing and skiing.

 The East Gippsland Specialist School was built in 2003. It now has 85 students and 44 staff with state of the art facilities, extensive IT resources and specialist sensory resources.

Other Information

The successful applicant will be required to work two (2) days per week from 8.30am to 4.00pm.

During term 3 they will be required to work three (3) days. -  Full details to be provided.

Reception

Job type:

Part time / From 25/07/2022 - 20/12/2022

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Daniel Clark | 51525922

Reception