Ed Support Level 1-Range 1 - Riverbend Primary School

  • Victoria State Government - Education and Training
  • Wyndham Vale VIC 3024, Australia
  • 16 Jun, 2022

Job Description

Job ID:  1283296
Location:  Riverbend Primary School
Department:  Riverbend Primary School
Role Type:  Integration Aide
Subjects/Duties:  View Subject/Duties
Full/Part Time:  Part-Time
Ongoing/Fixed Term:  Ongoing
Classification:  Ed Support Level 1-Range 1
Apply By:  07/07/2022
Other Information:  
Begin Date:  25/07/2022
End Date:  
Hours:  25.00
Contact Name:  Lisa Conibeer
Phone:  03 9742 8800
School Website:  https://www.schoolbuildings.vic.gov.au/schools/Pages/WollahraPr


Riverbend Primary School is located at the intersection of Communal Road and Tathra Road in Wyndham Vale, 40kms from Melbourne, in the rapidly growing City of Wyndham.

The school consists of three learning neighbourhoods, an administration building, outdoor play courts, a performing arts and physical education building and a sports field.

Riverbend Primary School is an supported inclusion school. This means the school has been designed to support a higher number of students with a disability than a typical mainstream school.

Supported inclusion schools mean that more students, regardless of ability, are able to attend their local neighbourhood school whilst still receiving the support and facilities they require to achieve their very best.

All students benefit when children of various abilities and backgrounds learn together in an inclusive education setting. Benefits to students extend beyond the classroom when they are in an environment that reflects a wide diversity of abilities.

Riverbend Primary School provides a safe and supportive learning environment for all students.

At Riverbend Primary School we ensure that our students are at the centre of everything that we do. We create a learning community that values diversity, inclusion and high expectations for all students which results in excellence for everyone.

Our collective responsibility is to ensure that our students leave our school as well-rounded, critical and creative thinkers who value lifelong learning and who are resilient, respectful and kind citizens.

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.


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.


  • Assist students on an individual or group basis in specific learning areas.
  • Assist with the communication between students and teachers, particularly the interpretation of instructions.
  • 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.
  • 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.