Teacher Aide - Campbells Creek Primary School

  • Victoria State Government - Education and Training
  • Campbells Creek VIC 3451, Australia
  • 16 Jun, 2022

Job Description

Job ID:  1283400
Location:  Campbells Creek Primary School [Multiple Location Campus]
Department:  Campbells Creek Primary School 
Role Type:  Integration Aide
Subjects/Duties:  View Subject/Duties
Full/Part Time:  Part-Time
Ongoing/Fixed Term:  Fixed Term
Classification:  Ed Support Level 1-Range 1
Apply By:  28/06/2022
Other Information:  
Begin Date:  11/07/2022
End Date:  20/12/2022
Hours:  20.00
Contact Name:  Rosie Critchley
Phone:  5472 2180
School Website:  https://sites.google.com/campbellscreekps.vic.edu.au/home

 

Campbells Creek Primary School (including Guildford campus) is located in Central Victoria on the outskirts of Castlemaine in the North Western Region and belongs to the Mt Alexander Network of schools.

Campbells Creek PS (including Guildford Campus) is a welcoming school community who strive to foster strong and positive relationships among students, parents and staff and also within the local Campbells Creek and Guildford community.

We are currently in our third year of implementing School Wide Positive Behaviour Support framework (SW-PBS)

We explicitly teach all our students to

  • Be Safe,
  • Be Respectful and
  • Act Safely.

Campbells Creek (including Guildford Campus) students are engaged in four specialist curriculum areas being Visual arts, Performing Arts, Language (Japanese) and PE .

Extracurricular activities include a biennial camping program for all classes, regular inter-school sports, special days and local excursions.

Campbells Creek Primary (including Guildford campus) boasts beautiful school grounds and facilities that consist of four buildings including one block of five classrooms, ‘Banyan’ Building comprising a multipurpose room, kitchen and art room and a 150-year-old building that incorporates the administration and library facilities.

The school yard consists of a large oval, basketball courts and a newly constructed Inclusive Garden learning area with creative play space. A sandpit and a playground with a climbing wall and climbing ‘spider web' form the remainder of our play area.

Our school’s vision is to develop lifelong learners who are curious, creative and connected and who are active contributors and leaders in the local and global community.

At Campbells Creek Primary School (including Guildford Campus) we have a solid commitment to high quality teaching and learning at all levels of the school and across all programs.

It is our aim to educate the “whole child” and provide high quality academic, social and emotional learning opportunities. We are really proud of our commitment to develop a rich, real and relevant curriculum for all of our students.

We are excited about our journey into evidence-based research including the Science of Reading. All teachers have completed over 10 hours of training bringing our skills up to date. Please refer to our website for further information on Curriculum.

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.

Role

20.0hrs over 5 days (4.0hrs per day)

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.

Responsibilities
The responsibilities of this position will be:

  • Assist students on an individual or group basis in specific learning areas under the direction of teachers:
  • Provide basic physical and emotional care for students.
  • Participate in team meetings.
  • Assist with toileting, meals, lifting, and administration of medication to students requiring special care.
  • Assist with the supervision of pupils in playgrounds, at camps, on excursions, in sporting activities, therapy activities and life skills.
  • Assist in the preparation of student resources and equipment.
  • Prepare basic curriculum support resources, as required by teachers or leadership team
  • 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.
  • Participate in the monitoring and evaluation of programs and evaluation of individual student involvement and achievement.
  • Assist with communication between teachers and non-English speaking parents/students.
  • Assist in the translation of documents.
  • Assist students with the preparation and service of meals.
  • Ensure work areas and materials, equipment and appliances are maintained in a clean and ready to use condition.
  • Assist in the preparation of equipment and purchasing of materials and supplies as required.

Who May Apply

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