Teacher Aide - Ashby Primary School

  • Victoria State Government - Education and Training
  • Geelong VIC, Australia
  • 10 Sep, 2021
Part time - Fixed Term Student Services Administrative and other Support Services

Job Description

Job ID 1238743
Location Ashby Primary School
Department Ashby Primary School
Role Type Integration Aide
Subjects/Duties View Subject/Duties
Full/Part Time Part-Time
Ongoing/Fixed Term Fixed Term
Classification Ed Support Level 1-Range 1
Apply By 09/22/2021

Other Information
Begin Date 10/04/2021
End Date 10/03/2022
Hours 19.50
Contact Name Meg Bone
Phone 040/080-0067
School Website 1-7 Waratah St

Location Profile
Ashby Primary School is one of Geelong’s oldest schools, celebrating 146 years of operation this year. Built in 1875 the school is set in a historical building, with two ovals, creative fantasy playgrounds and vegetable gardens. Recent building upgrades and modifications to learning spaces support a high quality teaching and learning environment.

The school has a strong focus upon building Professional Learning Communities and is highly regarded as a PLC Link School within the Barwon Area. Other key focuses include sustainability in the environment with vegie gardens a school cooking program and incorporating STEM into inquiry units. Our school community strives to develop a safe, caring and inclusive environment where mutual respect and the pursuit of personal excellence form the basis of life-long learning.

At Ashby Primary School, we currently have an enrolment of 215 students with 8 full time teaching staff, 7 part-time teaching staff and 10 Education Support and Administration Staff. Our school community consists of a partnership between teachers, parents, students and local community members. We provide an educational environment where students are equipped with the social, emotional, and academic skills necessary to become successful and valued members of society.

At Ashby our school vision is 'Strive to Excel' and we promote and live by the following behaviours through the school mascot T.E.R.R.I., Thinking, Enjoyment, Reflection, Resilience, and Inclusion.

Our school creates a learning culture that provides personal learning opportunities and focuses on individual growth and development, with a strong commitment to continuous improvement in Literacy and Numeracy. We provide quality learning programs in all curriculum areas that are designed to cater for the individual needs of a diverse range of students. Visual arts, Performing Arts, Physical Education and Indonesian programs are implemented with qualified specialist teachers.

Alongside the growth of our students, is an ethos of continually growing staff capacity through rigorous professional learning opportunities from internal knowledge, current research, distributive leadership and strong links with local schools in communities of practice.

At Ashby, we pride ourselves on our relationships with parents and local businesses and believe they are key to the success of our students and our school. We have a large number of parent volunteers in attendance daily, whether fundraising, supporting in classrooms, gardening or assisting in other areas across the school.

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 To be confident in the use of a range of strategies to best meet the needs of students with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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
5 days @ 5.5 hours

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.

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

Subject

Not Applicable

School Type

Primary

Job Closing Date

22 Sep, 2021