,

Teacher Aide

Job posted: 14/06/2022
Applications close: 27/06/2022 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time / From 11/07/2022 - 20/12/2022

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Teacher

Reference: 1283220

Reference: 1283220

Occupation: Teacher

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

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

  • Assist students on an individual or group basis in specific learning areas.
  • Provide basic physical and emotional care for students.
  • Participate in team meetings.
  • 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.

 

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

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

Boronia Heights Primary School was established in 1968 on a spacious, elevated site, which offers panoramic views of the Dandenong Ranges. Our school is located on expansive, well-presented grounds that boast outstanding facilities including synthetic turf ovals and surrounding gardens and outdoor learning spaces. With the recent refurbishment of our buildings and facilities our classrooms are generous providing an engaging and flexible learning environment. Staff work very closely in PLC teams to plan for differentiated student learning and have a strong commitment to personal and professional growth.

 

Boronia Heights is a school with an outstanding reputation, where students, staff and parents are valued and respected as individuals. We aim to prepare students to be positive and productive individuals with the skills to enable them to participate fully and successfully in society, support our staff in developing their skills and expertise where they are trusted and supported to fulfil their professional responsibilities and to genuinely engage parents in their child’s education. We provide a nurturing and supportive environment, with high standards and expectations of all students. Our aim is to deliver an innovative, engaging, and rigorous teaching and learning program which continues to evolve as we learn and grow together and adapt to the ever-changing educational landscape.

 

The acquisition of high-level literacy and numeracy skills is at the centre of our curriculum. Specialist programs are offered in Music, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, STEAM, Library, Physical Education and Language (German). Many of our extra-curricular programs are linked to the specialist programs and provide genuine enrichment opportunities for our students.

 

A strong culture of mutual trust and respect is embedded in the school, fostering positive relationships between all members of the school community, including staff, students, and parents. A strong emphasis is placed on student welfare, well-being and personal growth, and a positive approach to student management is supported and practised by all staff members. All staff are trained in the Berry Street Model with a variety of lessons and programs implemented across the school to encourage positive behaviour and social skills. Student voice and agency is always evolving and developing and is actively encouraged and developed, we provide numerous opportunities for our students to develop their formal and informal leadership skills throughout their primary years.

 

A 1:1 iPad program will operate from 2022 in Years 3 and 4, with iPads and other devices used extensively throughout the school. At Boronia Heights Primary School, we have a strong commitment to meeting the needs of 21st Century learners, with high levels of learning technologies employed throughout the school: including interactive televisions, a large LCD screen, class sets of chrome books and iPads and from next year an elective 1:1 iPad program. Class sets of both chrome books and iPads enhance all learning programs in Foundation, Years 1 and 2. These programs are further enhanced by the utilisation of the Google Suite for both students and teachers.

Parents and volunteers are a welcome feature of the Boronia Heights community. Many parents participate in the life and learning of the school in a variety of ways. In addition, we offer an excellent Out of School Hours Care program with enthusiastic and caring staff.

 

At Boronia Heights Primary School, we work as a collaborative school community to ensure the full academic, social, physical development and enrichment of every child. Our academic and co-curricular programs aim to develop the skills, knowledge, and understandings that our students will need to be effective 21st Century citizens who are empowered to fully engage in our global community.

 

 

 

Teacher Aide

Job type:

Part time / From 11/07/2022 - 20/12/2022

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Leanne Jennings | 9729 2614

Teacher Aide