|Location:||Old Orchard Primary School|
|Department:||Old Orchard Primary School|
|Role Type:||Integration Aide|
|Classification:||Ed Support Level 1-Range 1|
|Contact Name:||Rachel Barnes|
|Phone:||03 9877 7899|
Old Orchard Primary School is a highly regarded school with a current enrolment of 480 students. Situated in Blackburn North in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, we provide a nurturing and supportive environment, with high standards and expectations of all students.
Our aim is to deliver an innovative, engaging and rigorous teaching and learning program which continues to evolve as new educational issues confront us.
The acquisition of high-level literacy and numeracy skills is at the centre of our curriculum with a focus on Inquiry Learning. Specialist programs are offered in Music / Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Physical Education and Language (Mandarin). Many of our extra-curricular programs are linked to the specialist programs and provide genuine enrichment opportunities for our students.
A culture of mutual trust and respect is embedded in the school, fostering positive relationships between all members of the school community, including staff, students and parents. Values such as courtesy, respect, tolerance, honesty, perseverance, cooperation and compassion are actively encouraged and there is a commitment to promoting resilience and optimism in the students.
A strong emphasis is placed on student welfare, well-being and personal growth and a positive approach to student management is supported and practised by all staff members.
We operate within the School Wide Positive Behaviour Support framework, with a variety of programs implemented across the school to encourage positive behaviour and social skills. In addition, we provide many and varied opportunities for students to develop their leadership skills, both formal and informal.
We have a 1 to 1 ipad program that operates at Years 4, 5 Year 6 with iPads and other devices used extensively throughout the school. We have an active STEAM program in addition to classroom-based Inquiry Units.
Our school is located on spacious, well-presented grounds with outstanding facilities including a gymnasium, a multipurpose hall and extensive play areas. Classrooms are spacious, with our Year 5 & 6 classes housed in the BER building, providing an engaging and flexible learning environment. Staff work closely in teams to plan for student learning and have a strong commitment to personal and professional growth.
We are fortunate to have a very active and supportive parent community who contribute to the school through involvement in School Council, classroom programs, working bees, fundraising, sports activities, camps and excursions, the library and numerous other activities.
Old Orchard is a school with an outstanding reputation, where students, staff and parents are valued and respected as individuals. We aim to:
Old Orchard has an outstanding Program for Students with Disabilities. Our Student Support team are committed to providing the greatest level of care and support to those students with additional needs and they work closely with each other and class teachers, under the guidance of our PSD Team Leader.
Please visit our website at www.oldorchardps.vic.edu.au for further information about our school or contact the Assistant Principal, Rachel Barnes at 9877-7899 or email@example.com for specific information about the role
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.
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.