Admin Assistant, General - Manifold Heights Primary School

  • Victoria State Government - Education and Training
  • Manifold Heights Primary School, Strachan Avenue, Manifold Heights VIC, Australia
  • 05 Aug, 2022
Part time - Fixed Term Administrative and other Support Services

Job Description

Job ID: 1289863
Location: Manifold Heights Primary Schl
Department: Manifold Heights Primary Schl
Role Type: Other
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Ongoing/Fixed Term: Fixed Term
Classification: Ed Support Level 1-Range 2
Apply By: 18/08/2022
Other Information:  
Begin Date: 29/08/2022
End Date: 28/08/2023
Hours: 19.00
Contact Name: Christiam Smith
Phone: 03 52299643
School Website: Manifold Heights Primary School


Manifold Heights Primary School is located in a suburban environment in West Geelong and commands outstanding views over Corio Bay and the City of Greater Geelong.

The school was originally established in 1926 with 60 pupils and has experienced an overall growth pattern.

Enrolments are currently at 436. Our educational precinct contains a number of State and Independent Schools and includes Newtown, Ashby, Herne Hill, Holy Spirit, St Patricks.  School facilities include heritage and new buildings, a multipurpose room and a canteen.  Other facilities we enjoy are a Library and Art room and an Out of School Hours Care room.

The office staff consists of a full-time Business Manager and full-time Administration Assistant.

The parent community is encouraged to engage in an active partnership with the school.  Parents take an active role in our school and have assisted by being members on School Council and Sub Committees, Classroom Helpers program, working bees, assistance at camps and excursions, business sponsorship, social and fundraising activities.  

They are also given support, guidance and encouragement to assist their child's learning at home.

Selection Criteria

SC1    Demonstrated experience and skills in coordinating a specific education support function.including Reception Duties

SC2    Demonstrated capacity to supervise the work of other support staff and to develop procedures and guidelines relating to the work area.

SC3    Demonstrated high level oral and written communication skills.

SC4    Possess the technical knowledge and expertise relevant to the position.

SC5    Demonstrated capacity to provide advice and support to management in respect to the work area.

SC6    Demonstrated commitment to professional learning and growth for both self and others.


Performs and/or supervises tasks that are carried out in accordance with guidelines, accepted practice and school policy.  

This may include the supervision and coordination of other education support class staff within the work area or educational program.  

Supervision and coordination would be limited to ensuring routine tasks are performed to required standards.  

Input into identifying training needs and development of education support class staff within the work area or educational program becomes an important feature at range 2.

Specialised support to achieve specific outcomes is a feature of range 2.  Typically this will involve accountability for a single function, (e.g. ensuring data is properly maintained) or the operation of a work area (e.g. managing the day to day operation of a school office) under the direction of the principal or another senior manager.

Provides support to teachers and students that is beyond the routine support provided at education support class Level 1, range 1.  

Within an educational program assists teachers with the coordination of the support function, such as directing/organising the work of other support staff or providing a specialist support role.

Undertakes medical intervention support tasks or other specialised student/teacher support roles that require specific training that must be updated from time to time.  

The role is for a specific purpose for which there will be direct accountability as opposed to support roles that are carried out by a range of staff performing routine tasks under direction.

Performs technical tasks that require a sound knowledge of basic technical and/or scientific principles that are used to develop and adapt work methods and make judgements where there are clear guidelines and limited options.  

Routine technical support in libraries, science and information technology laboratories would be typical examples.

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.


Provides coordination support to teachers through rostering and the organisation of the work of a team of aides, including supervision and guidance.

Conducts routine presentations to parents to assist teachers in communicating objectives and outcomes relating to educational programs and/or students.

Liaise with external providers of support services.

Provide medical intervention support that involves a specific medical condition approved by the Department, requires specialised training/instruction that requires regular updating and has clearly defined responsibility for the administration of such support.

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

18 Aug, 2022