|Role Type:||Integration Aide|
|Classification:||Ed Support Level 1-Range 1|
|Contact Name:||Michelle Roberts|
|Phone:||03 9580 1184|
Purpose: Mordialloc College students aspire to achieve their Personal Best in all endeavours.
Our mission is to provide a stimulating learning environment where all students feel safe and supported to succeed in a wide range of opportunities and pathways. Our students will become confident, successful, and invested members of our community and beyond
Values: Values are shared beliefs about how we work together. They influence our choices and provide a framework to guide our intentions, actions and decisions in the workplace and in the communities in which we operate. The following four core values we believe will lay the foundation for our future success.
Personal Best - Work to the best of your ability. Pursue excellence, try hard and constantly seek to improve.
Integrity - Be true to yourself by doing what is right. Be honest and trustworthy.
Respect - Treat everyone with equal consideration. Be accepting of others and their differences.
Responsibility - Be accountable for your actions. Contribute positively to the school and wider community.
Community and Demographics: Mordialloc College is located immediately adjacent to the eastern beaches of Port Phillip Bay and enjoys excellent bus and rail access to neighbouring municipalities
It is a single campus 7-12 college and has been an integral part of the local community since its establishment in 1924 and celebrated 90 years of education in 2014
A diverse range of families from mixed demographics and an SFOE of 0.3056.
The school has grown significantly over the last six years. With 247 Year 7 students in 2021 this takes our whole school enrolments to just over 1200 students in 2022 (including international students.)
The school population will stablise at this number as we will only be taking 200 students into Year 7 in future years.
Gender mix across the College is slightly uneven with male students comprising 58%, although in some year levels it is a 50/50 split.
Enthusiastic and professional staff comprising of 4 Principal Class, 90 teachers and 36 ES staff. Over 60% of staff have been employed in the last four years in response to our most rapid growth years.
Educational: At Mordialloc College we are committed to maximising learning opportunities for all students with Quality Learning Principles and Restorative Practices Philosophy, along with an emphasis on high expectations forming the basis for future direction and improvement.
Our teaching and learning practices are aligned to the Curiosity and Powerful Learning framework developed in conjunction with Monash University.
Strong whole school focus on Literacy and Numeracy
Innovative programs and high expectations coupled with a strong focus on student wellbeing
Outcomes in student achievement, engagement and wellbeing place the College among the highest performing state secondary schools
The College has a strong culture around professional learning and coaching as reflected in our dedicated PLC (Professional Learning Communities) meeting time and collaborative planning time together totally two hours on a Wednesday afternoon, with an early dismissal of students at 2.30pm. We also have a weekly staff workshop on Monday afterschool.
In terms of staff Professional Learning we are mainly focused on two of our Key Improvement Strategies in the latest Strategic Plan:
Improve teacher capacity in VCE with a focus on teacher expectations of student capability, assessment and moderation knowledge and content development from year 7-12 and Improve teacher capability to differentiate learning, engage in moderation and provide feedback process to improve learning.
A two sub-school structure introduced in 2011, with students in Years 7-9 allocated to the Middle School and students in Years 10-12 allocated to the Senior School
VCE results – 100% of eligible students successfully gained their VCE and since 2018 we have achieved some of the best VCE results in the school’s history
Diverse interests and abilities catered for in our VCE, VET and VCAL courses
Excellent destination data with 100% of students who applied gaining a tertiary placement
Accredited SEAL (Select Entry Accelerated Learning) program, part of the exclusive SEAL academy
Sports Excellence Program in Netball, Basketball and AFL introduced in 2020 for Year 7 students. This program is now for Years 7-9 students.
Strong co-curricular program in the performing arts, visual arts and sport
A growing international student program and the provision of a language centre onsite
Strong transition program has been in place over the past eleven years with our feeder primary schools including visits to each school, visits to MC and delivery of specialist programs e.g. Science
Technological: Currently a BYOD for all students, Year 7-12 students
Range of desktop computers, Mac computers and banks of laptops/netbooks/ipads are located throughout the school
Mix of interactive whiteboards, projectors and large flat screen TVs in all rooms
Google Apps and Classroom is our learning management system
Compass package for reporting, wellbeing, attendance, event approvals and payments, and parent-teacher interviews bookings
Environmental – Grounds and Facilities: The College has a new two storey Year 7 and 8 Learning Centre including 14 classrooms which will be ready for student occupation by Term 2, 2022. In addition:
There will be a refurbished senior school prescient including classrooms, office spaces, study centre and landscaping with outdoor seating and shade sails by Term 2, 2022
A new Wellbeing Centre will be completed during Term 2, 2022
The four outside Basketball & Netball Courts are being completely upgraded from asphalt to blue plexipave with new fencing, lines, posts etc.
Flexible and collaborative teaching spaces also exist in our BER building for Science and the ICT rich student resource hub Expansive and well established grounds
Since 2020 part of the Stephanie Alexander pilot program in Secondary Schools
Since 2017 a new Performing Arts Centre with canteen attached and a new PE/Sports Stadium
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.
Who May Apply
Individuals with the aptitude, experience and/or qualifications to fulfill the specific requirements of the position.