Sick Bay

Job posted: 16/03/2023
Applications close: 29/03/2023 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

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Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Part time / From 26/04/2023 - 20/12/2023

Organisation: Education and Training

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 1336781

Reference: 1336781

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

Selection Criteria

SC1    Demonstrated experience and skills in coordinating a specific education support function.

SC2    Demonstrated high level oral and written communication skills.

SC3    Possess the technical knowledge and expertise relevant to the position.

SC4    Demonstrated capacity to provide advice and support to management in respect to the work area.

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



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.


  • Administering first aid to staff and students as required
  • Liaising with relevant staff regarding student wellbeing/medical conditions as necessary
  • Liaising with parents regarding a student’s ongoing and immediate medical needs
  • Triage student medical needs effectively and efficiently – given the large number of students who attend First Aid this is important
  • Entering Injury Report Data on to the Compass Chronicle, CASES21 and absences on to Compass
  • Organising first aid supplies for excursions, camps and whole-school activities
  • Arranging emergency procedures when cases arise
  • Maintaining the first aid room in a high standard of hygiene
  • Liaising with the Occupational Health and Safety Officer when appropriate.
  • Reviewing and replenish first aid kits located in various locations around the school to ensure all items are within expiration date and are fully stocked
  • Implementing a relevant COVID-19 plan in First Aid as required
  • Assist in maintaining registers for the following requirements: Students with anaphylaxis, Epipen expiry dates (includes student and school EpiPens), Staff with mandatory anaphylaxis training, Staff with first aid training
  • Undertaking relevant professional development as required
  • Anaphylaxis and diabetes will be provided
  •   Other duties as allocated by Business Manager and/or Principal

Who May Apply

Individuals with the aptitude, experience and/or qualifications to fulfill the specific requirements of the position.

First Aid and CPR training preferred

Compass knowledge/experience preferred

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

Please ensure that your application includes:

  • a resume including relevant experience as well as personal details (name, address and contact numbers, business and home)
  • a section addressing the selection criteria and the requirements for application under the Who May Apply section
  • names and contact numbers (telephone and email if possible) of two referees

Please note that the selection panel may seek additional referees beyond those you name. Consistent with policy, we shall advise you if we will take this action.

Location Profile

Leopold Primary School is located on the Bellarine Highway in a growing township which looks down upon the City of Geelong.  The picturesque and panoramic views gained from the school grounds of the City of Geelong, Corio Bay and the You Yangs, provides a physical connection to our environment and often lifts our spirits.  Our school is bound by a growing residential sector which is proving attractive to families with children.

Our school is the only school within Leopold and our staff and school council recognise the responsibility and privilege that radiates from this. The respect of the Leopold and educational community is never taken for granted and is intensely sought, which when gained, is honoured and deeply valued.

Currently we have 850 students enrolled within 39 classrooms.  Our robust enrolment is an educational advantage as it provides an extensive range of opportunities for, internal professional learning, distributed leadership, the mixing of students with diverse and similar personal characteristics and the achievement of budgetary economies of scale. The school provides specialist programs in Health and Physical Education, Music, Visual Art , LOTE (Indonesian), Reading Intervention and Oral Language Support.

Our school values strategic partnerships across the Government educational sector and beyond.  We are a foundational member, and a driving force, within the Leopold Early Years Network. The network actively seeks smooth transitions between early years and school and also annually provides our local community with a number of parent information sessions. The newly opened Community Hub has opened on our boundary and we look forward to new collaborative opportunities which will arise from this.  We currently have a one to one netbook program in grades 4/5/6.

Our vision:    At Leopold Primary School, learning to know, learning to do, learning to be and learning to live together, equips our students with knowledge, skills and the disposition to actively embrace learning, leading all to become confident contributing member of both our school and the wider community.

Motto:  Learning for Life

Our mission is to create an educational space where our students can academically, socially and emotionally, ‘SHINE’.

Values -   Responsibility, Respect, Honesty, Kindness.

Mantra – The More You Know, The More You Grow.

Leopold Primary School has a commitment to the students’ developing a capacity to, and a love of, learning. The personalization of education within our school is defined by our four pillars of learning – Learning to know, do, be and live together. Our highly capable, collaborative and energetic teaching staff is proud of the delivery of a curriculum that is individualised to the needs of each student, a curriculum that is also rich in purposeful, timely and focused feedback.  Learning is viewed as a continuum (P- Yr 10) and we accordingly provide a curriculum which is individualized and rewarding.  It is recognised that English and Mathematics knowledge and skills provides the basis for successful learning and as such these curriculum areas hold prime teaching time within our daily timetables.   Assessment and reporting is undertaken dynamically (Online) and is highly personalised- teachers and students comment fortnightly on a completed curriculum task.

We aspire for our school to be widely acknowledged as having a rewarding and engaging social and interpersonal culture, which has been built on strong, clear and rewarding relationships.  We recognise that a relational culture empowers our students’ to absorb the knowledge, develop skills and to gain personal dispositions which will enable them to become contributing citizens within a contemporary community.  Leopold Primary School employs staff that are committed to our values. We hope that you may consider joining our team.

Sick Bay

Job type:

Part time / From 26/04/2023 - 20/12/2023

Job classification:

Not provided


Stuart Bott | 0409 438 530

Sick Bay