|Location:||Pakenham Secondary College|
|Department:||Pakenham Secondary College|
|Role Type:||Library Assistant|
|Ongoing/Fixed Term:||Fixed Term|
|Classification:||Ed Support Level 1-Range 1|
|Contact Name:||June Edwards|
Pakenham Secondary College is a Year 7-12 College located within the Cardinia Shire on Melbourne’s South East fringe. The school now serves a large and diverse community within a designated urban growth corridor.
The College is committed to providing all students with learning opportunities designed to develop socially responsible citizens and build pathways to their futures
The key values that underpin all work at the College is based around the acronym SOAR.
S ocial and personal responsibility
This means everyone is accountable for their own actions and share responsibility for the development of a positive learning environment.
O pportunities for all
This means that all members of the school community are provided with a variety of learning opportunities to further develop themselves and participate in the decision making process of the school.
A chieving personal best
This means there is an expectation that all members of the school community commit to a culture of excellence.
R espect and relationships
This means that the school recognizes the importance of productive relationships, with all members of the school community showing respect for themselves, others and the environment.
The school community has become increasingly diverse with students from a variety of ethnic and racial backgrounds joining the historically white anglo saxon school population. Related to this demographic change has been an increase in the SFO to a relatively high 0.63. It is anticipated that student enrolment numbers will be approximately 830 in 2022.
The curriculum across Years 7 to 9 is based around a core plus elective model with students in Year 10 having the opportunity to access a VET or VCE subject. Senior students are able to access VCAL, a variety of VET courses, School Based Apprenticeships along with a traditional VCE. The school is committed to supporting students in achieving at least one qualification upon the completion of their secondary education.
The schools current Strategic Plan is focussed on improving student achievement, engagement and well-being with the key focus areas based on the need to:
Enhance student learning through furthering excellence in teaching by:
Further student engagement and well-being through building a positive climate for learning by:
Further develop student and community engagement in learning by:
Developing strategies that maximise parent, carer and family engagement in order to improve student outcomes
Pakenham Secondary College strives to implement the Child Safe Standards as outlined in Ministerial Order No.870 to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all students at the College and promote an organisational culture that manages the risk of child abuse and neglect. The school has developed policies and procedures specifically aimed at keeping children safe.
SC1 Capacity to undertake routine support tasks across a range of functions in a school library 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.
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.
The Victoria State Government is the executive administrative authority of the Australian state of Victoria.
As a parliamentary constitutional monarchy, the State Government was first formed in 1851 when Victoria first gained the right to responsible government. Since the federation of Australia in 1901, Victoria has been a state, to which the Constitution of Australia regulates its relationship with the Australian Government. Under the Constitution, all states ceded legislative and judicial supremacy to the federal government but retain powers in matters not in conflict with federal law.