Education and Training
- Office experience
Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan
Job type: Part time / From 13/02/2023
Organisation: Education and Training
Salary: Salary not specified
Occupation: Education and Training
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.
Attendance = 6.08 hours per day (5 days per week).
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.
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
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
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
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.
A person is not eligible for employment in the Teaching Service unless that person meets the vaccination requirements on commencement in the position.
Melba College is a co-educational government secondary school located in Croydon, an eastern suburb of Melbourne. We operate a Years 7 to 12 Campus on Brentnall Road, with student enrolments drawn from across Maroondah. We moved into our $17.9 million state-of-the- art learning facility in Term 3 2018 and a four court multi storey Basketball Stadium and STEAM Centre in Term 3 2020. Melba College has a current enrolment of 650 students.
Melba College, named after inspirational Australian Opera Soprano, Dame Nellie Melba, established in 2012 has a vision, culture and strategic direction that will prepare our students for 21st century global living and learning.
Our professional teaching and support staff deliver a comprehensive, engaging and enriching curriculum that prepares our students to graduate world-ready. Melba students benefit from the school’s commitment to fostering success in all its forms, providing a positive, nurturing culture, a broad co-curricular program and strong community focus.
Our learning community size and sub-school structure, our dedicated staff, personalised learning approach and wellbeing focus further contribute to each child’s positive schooling experience. This empowers our students to succeed and lead fulfilling lives now and in the future.