Ed Support Level 1-Range 1 (Ed Support Level 1-Range 1)
Schools (Government)
Gippsland, AU
4d ago
source : State Government of Victoria

Job Description

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    Located in a picturesque setting near Arthurs Seat on the Mornington Peninsula, Red Hill Consolidated is a school committed to providing high quality, contemporary education.

    The school has an enrolment of approximately 620 students in 2020. Red Hill Consolidated School provides a progressive and dynamic teaching and learning environment through a shared pedagogical approach and a commitment to the development of all students.

    Red Hill is above all else an authentic learning community.

    Red Hill Consolidated School provides a safe, happy and healthy environment in which all children can achieve their potential.

    Our educational philosophy operates under the belief that all students have a right to learn. We believe that all students can learn, surprise and amaze us with their understandings.

    We achieve this by providing a program that values creativity, appreciates diversity and provides challenge within a personalised and differentiated context.

    Our broad range of academic and social programs is taught with inquiry as the lead pedagogical approach. Teachers provide learning experiences within a context ensuring that understandings are meaningful, engaging and relevant for all students.

    Students develop a high-quality skills base that supports their learning growth and prepares them for the challenges of the future.

    Our strong culture of health and wellbeing is built on a foundation that values relationships and builds capacity in students allowing them to become resilient individuals with a strong sense of self-worth.

    Red Hill Consolidated School prides itself on being welcoming and friendly; the school community is viewed as an extension of the school family.

    The strong community at Red Hill Consolidated School is enhanced by the broad reach of our student population. The Red Hill Consolidated community draws from surrounding areas including Flinders, Main Ridge, Merricks, Merricks Nth, Point Leo & Shoreham.

    Many of our students are transported to the school via bus services. The parent body, including the School Council and local community show a great deal of positive support towards the school and its wide range of activities.

    The school has extensive facilities and excellent grounds. The buildings are a unique design and are being developed to cater for the evolving learning needs of our students.

    The grounds include attractive gardens, an oval, engaging play spaces, and an 18 metre swimming pool. The school has a large hall, a BER stadium, a discovery centre, art facilities, music room, science laboratory, conference room and a vast array of mobile technology.

    At Red Hill Consolidated School we are committed to providing a Contemporary Learning Experience for all students. Pedagogical features of this experience include :

  • a learning environment that is student centred and involves learning through
  • social interaction and context.

  • transparent and articulated learning goals and intentions.
  • classroom and school wide learning agreements.
  • teachers learning with and alongside students in partnership with shared
  • assessment and co-developed expectations.

  • technology enriched learning experiences.
  • students being actively engaged in and reflecting upon experiences.
  • students learning by building on what they already know.
  • students developing higher-order thinking through guidance at critical points in
  • the learning process.

  • recognition that students have different ways of learning.
  • cognitively appropriate forms of instruction.
  • The school's vision is aligned with its motto : To strive for and hold to the best.

    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.


    No additional attendance required.

    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 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 available at

    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

    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.

    Program Benefits No job description available

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