Roxburgh Rise Primary School, located in Roxburgh Park, opened in January 2005 and caters for students Foundation (Prep) to Grade 6. The school is a member of the Hume-Moreland Network in the North-Western Victoria Region. Our current enrolment number is 740 students.
Our school community is multicultural with 37 languages represented, the most dominant being English, Arabic, Assyrian and Turkish. Through its values of Respect, Inclusiveness, Support and Excellence, RRPS is committed to providing students with opportunities to become successful life-long learners.
We provide a comprehensive curriculum and varied programs that improve student learning in a safe, caring and challenging environment. Our extensive programs cater for student needs in an effort to improve educational outcomes and creativity in our students.
Specialist programs include: Physical & Sport Education, Music, Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Italian and EAL support.
Extra-curricular activities such as choir, instrumental groups, gardening club, Kids Matter clubs, sporting activities and wellbeing programs enrich an already engaging curriculum program. ICT is integrated into the curriculum through our Digital Device program in the classrooms.
A range of Education Support Staff, including a Speech Pathologist, Student Wellbeing Officer/Psychologist, First Aid Officer, Integration and Multicultural Aides work with dedicated teaching staff to provide a happy and engaging learning environment that enables students to develop their social competencies, resilience and self-esteem.
The school has established a Community Hub which supports our families and local community members, helping them to improve their social connection, language, literacy and parenting skills and assisting them to connect with community support services. The Roxburgh Rise Community Hub offers free playgroups, English, sewing, parenting and cooking classes and a breakfast club.
SC1 Demonstrated experience and skills in coordinating a specific education support function.
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.
Who May Apply
Individuals with the aptitude, experience and/or qualifications to fulfill the specific requirements of the position.