|Location:||Coimadai Primary School|
|Department:||Coimadai Primary School|
|Role Type:||Teacher Aide|
|Ongoing/Fixed Term:||Fixed Term|
|Classification:||Ed Support Level 1-Range 2|
|Contact Name:||Moira Ross - Principal|
|Phone:||(03) 5367 2907|
Coimadai Primary School is situated in a unique rural setting surrounded by open space and farmland with a magnificent view of Lake Merrimu. Our purpose is to provide, in a nurturing environment, a quality education that challenges all students to attain their highest potential academically, socially and emotionally, creatively and physically.
Coimadai Primary School is proudly a safe and welcoming school for everyone. We promote success and aim to develop students who are happy, optimistic and confident in their community.
We are committed to the overall development of our learners through an inquiry pedagogy. Our students have access to a wide range of specialist programs including, Art, PE, Music, Chinese, ICT and STEM. The school is strongly supported by parents and enjoys co-operation between parents, staff and students.
Students are taught in an atmosphere that fosters a responsibility to learn, succeed, co-operate and practise self-discipline. The core values of responsibility, fairness, honesty, self-discipline, co-operation and respect of others are embedded into our school culture.
Our key curriculum emphasis is on the development of literacy and numeracy. Class groupings allow for small home groups and maximum interaction between teacher and student, ensuring an excellent grounding in English and Mathematics.
Enrolments have increased over the past two years with 76 students attending the school in 2022. The school has a total of 11 on staff which includes 1 principal, 4 classroom teachers, 3 specialist teachers ~ Chinese, Physical Education, Music and welfare officer, a Business Manager and Educational Support Staff
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.
An additional 30 days leave (pro rata for part time employees) are attached to 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.
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.