Education Support Officer, Building & Architecture

$81,002 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • New South Wales, Australia
  • 20 Jul, 2021

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: TAFE NSW

Job Category: Education And/Or Training

Job Location: Illawarra & South Coast / Wollongong & The South Coast

Job Reference Number: 00008E4E

Work Type: Full-Time

Number of Positions: 1

Total Remuneration Package: $81,002 pa. Packages includes salary ($72,992 pa), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

Contact: 0410016669 - Brett McCroary

Closing Date: 08/08/2021 - 11:59 PM

  • Temporary Full Time Role
  • Location: Wollongong campus and surrounding locations Within the Building and Architecture Skills Team

The Opportunity

The ESO position is an exciting opportunity to be part of TAFE NSW. The Education Support Officer (ESO) is responsible for a range of activities, which directly and indirectly supports learning and enhances the education process.The Education Support Officer is responsible for a range of activities, which directly and indirectly supports learning and enhances the education process for students enrolled at TAFE NSW.

The Role

The position undertakes a range of processes to support the Building and Architecture Team. This may include learner support, assisting with accessing learning materials and virtual sessions, preparatory sessions for students new to learning, supporting applications for specialised learner support, assisting with Individual Training Plans, assisting students to maintain accurate enrolment status, and the coordination of some student placements

Reporting to the Head Teacher, this position:

  • Provides support to students to carry out tasks and understand their learning materials and concepts
  • Supports Teachers and Head Teachers in meeting compliance functions for TAFE NSW
  • Follow up with students to encourage ongoing engagement and motivate and encourage the students to complete their tasks and activities
  • Supplement the teaching activities by providing follow-up instruction as provided by the teacher and opportunities to practice skills

Note: This role does not teach or prepare lessons or resources and does not deliver training nor undertake assessment.

If you have (essential requirements)….

  • Certificate IV in Building/ Building Design (or a related field) or higher level qualification
  • Minimum two (2) years industry experience (gained in the last 18 months)
  • Appropriate subject knowledge, skills and vocational qualifications as determined by the employer and a commitment to maintain technical currency.
  • Ability to understand the content of the learning materials and the processes used in the discipline
  • High-level interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to be proactive and show initiative and ability to explain ideas in a clear and concise manner
  • Commitment and ability to support learning in an adult environment and a demonstrated ability to motivate and encourage students
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with people from a diverse range of backgrounds and to provide quality customer service as part of a broader team
    Skills in the use of relevant information and communication technologies

For your application to be considered, you must provide:

  • A resume that verifies your employment history, experience and skills including contact details of 2 referees – PDF format
  • Attach copies of your qualifications – PDF format
  • A written response that addresses each of the essential criteria in the Job advertisement
  • A written response that clearly addresses the two targeted questions (max. 300 words per question).

Selection Criteria forms a specific part of the selection process. Candidates for this role are required to address each of these items specifically in their application. Please note, TAFE NSW will be required to verify your qualifications if this is outlined as an essential requirement.

Important Info: Eligibility lists for this position will also be created for short term opportunities as they arise.

For full details about the role review the Position Description and the Information Package

Closing date Sunday, 8 August 2021 at 11.59pm

Job specific enquiries: Please contact Brett McCroary, Team Leader, Building and Construction via email Brett.McCroary@tafensw.edu.au or phone 0410 016 669.