|Location:||Lysterfield Primary School|
|Department:||Lysterfield Primary School|
|Role Type:||Integration Aide|
|Ongoing/Fixed Term:||Fixed Term|
|Classification:||Ed Support Level 1-Range 1|
|Contact Name:||Adam Wight|
Lysterfield Primary School develops students who are curious about the world around them and confident in their knowledge and skills to be successful in the future.
We are guided by the following principles:
Children are at the centre of everything we do
Curiosity and a growth mindset fosters lifelong learning
Social and emotional learning are important to develop the whole child
The pursuit of excellence drives personal success
Lysterfield PS is located in a relatively quiet residential area on the outskirts of Melbourne’s eastern suburbs between Rowville and Ferntree Gully. Our enrolment is currently 536. We offer a comprehensive curriculum driven by Curiosity and Powerful Learning.
There is a strong focus on Literacy and Numeracy as well as effective development of the ‘Whole Child’ which includes curiosity, inquiry and creativity. Our programs include:
Sister School: Yangzhou Jiangdu Experimental Primary School of Jiangsu Province, China
Our school values of Curiosity, Acceptance, Respect, Resilience and Integrity are embedded across the school.
There is a wide range of interesting outdoor spaces with shade for students in grounds that have been designed with active and passive areas to cater for the needs of all students. We also have a synthetic turf play area and a soccer ground. The school has the use of the adjacent Lakesfield Reserve for lunchtime and sport activities.
We have developed a Kitchen Garden area which is utilised by students across all year levels. We promote student wellbeing through programmes such as: Resilience, Rights and Respectful Relationships, Values, Restorative Practices, Student Leadership and lunchtime Clubs. Our student leaders across the school have a strong sense of community and take responsibility for assemblies, Circles groups and many more leadership opportunities.
We offer specialist classes in Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Mandarin and Physical Education. We also have literacy support and intervention teachers for Junior, Middle and Senior school students. We currently have 36 teaching staff and 15 non-teaching staff, including administration, integration aides/first aid assistants and canteen staff.
Our staff are committed to improving student outcomes through working in cohesive and collaborative level teams and ensuring our students are fully engaged with their learning.
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.
[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.
Who May Apply
Individuals with the aptitude, experience and/or qualifications to fulfill the specific requirements of the position.
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