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Springside West Secondary College is a new school being established in the growth corridor of the north western suburbs in the new suburb Fraser Rise. It is anticipated that the school will grow to an enrolment of over a thousand students in the coming years.
The school opened at the beginning of the 2018 school year with an enrolment of 171 students- 35 in Year 10 and 136 in Year 7. All building are now complete. The enrolment profile is 422 students in 2019.
The Shire of Melton are in partnership with DET in developing a recreation reserve adjacent to the school which will be the subject of a joint use agreement allowing access to an exciting community resource during the school day. It is anticipated that this facility will house National Premier League level soccer.
The school is designed and built around the Learning Neighbourhood concept, which maximises opportunities for students to connect to their peers, teachers and the school itself. Teachers will know the learning needs of each student and be able to shape their teaching practice to meet these needs.
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.
SC6 Demonstrated capacity to support students with a range of learning, behavioural, physical and medical support needs
[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.
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 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 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.To undertake other duties and responsibilities within the dimensions of work level as requested by the Assistant Principal or Business Manager.
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 values diversity and is committed to workforce diversity and equal opportunity in schools and all education workplaces. 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
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.
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.
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.