Learning Aide - Brighton Secondary College

  • Victoria State Government - Education and Training
  • Brighton Secondary College, Marriage Road, Brighton East VIC, Australia
  • 17 Jun, 2022
Part time - Permanent Student Services Administrative and other Support Services

Job Description

Job ID:  1283496
Location:  Brighton Secondary College
Department:  Brighton Secondary College
Role Type:  Teacher Aide
Subjects/Duties:  View Subject/Duties
Full/Part Time:  Part-Time
Ongoing/Fixed Term:  Ongoing
Classification:  Ed Support Level 1-Range 1
Apply By:  29/06/2022
Other Information:  
Begin Date:  11/07/2022
End Date:  
Hours:  19.00
Contact Name:  Richard Minack
Phone:  03 9592 7488
School Website:  www.brightonsc.vic.edu.au


Established in 1955, Brighton Secondary College has a tradition of excellence. Students are offered an outstanding program in a structured supportive and caring environment in which they are encouraged to reach their full potential. The school is set in a leafy bayside suburb close to the beach and the city.

A broad curriculum offers student academic studies, creative and performing arts, technology studies, social development and sporting competition.

At junior levels there is a comprehensive range of subjects including health, music, drama, languages, food technology, ICT and materials technology. A broad range of VCE studies is offered, as well as vocational studies at senior levels.

Visions and Values


Brighton Secondary College is a safe place where all have the opportunity to achieve personal excellence through collaboration based on respect, empathy and integrity.


Our mission at Brighton Secondary College is to develop future-ready global citizens

We strive to prepare young people to thrive and contribute in the world beyond school. We do this by creating responsible, empathetic citizens who are adaptable, life-long learners and critical thinkers.



  • We strive for personal best in all pursuits
  • We take pride in what we do
  • We make the most of all opportunities we are given.


  • We strive for understanding
  • We encourage learning
  • We question and seek solutions


  • We treat others as they would like to be treated.
  • We take pride and respect in ourselves and our environment
  • We accept and celebrate difference and diversity.


  • We take ownership for our actions and embrace constructive feedback.
  • We follow through on our intentions.
  • We are honest and transparent


  • We are sensitive to the needs of others
  • We try to understand the needs of all min our school community.
  • We listen in order to understand.


  • We share knowledge and harness our collective strengths.
  • We collaborate with others to work towards common goals.
  • We believe everyone has a responsibility to contribute.

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.


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.

The responsibilities of this position will be:

  • Assist students on an indiviual or group basis in specific learning areas.
  • Provide basic physical and emotional care for students.
  • Assist with the supervision of students in yard areas, in sporting activities and on excursions.
  • Assist in the preparation of student resources and equipment.
  • 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.
  • Capacity to manage and support a student with diagnosed "Severe Behavior Disorder".
  • Capacity to be alert and keep oneself and others safe.
  • Participate in team meetings.

Who May Apply

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


Not Applicable

School Type


Job Closing Date

29 Jun, 2022