Ed Support Level 1-Range 1 - International Program Administrator - Northcote High School

  • Victoria State Government - Education and Training
  • Northcote VIC 3070, Australia
  • 24 Jun, 2022

Job Description

Job ID: 1284957
Location: Northcote High School [Multiple Location Campus]
Department: Northcote High School
Role Type:
General Admin
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: 11/07/2022
End Date:  
Hours: 22.80
Contact Name: Chris Jones
Phone: 03 9488 2332
School Website: nhs.vic.edu.au


Northcote High is a vibrant co-educational school in the inner north of Melbourne. The school has a rich intellectual culture that promotes connection with the community and with learning.  

Northcote High is a proudly local school appreciated by its community with an enrolment of almost 1800 students and 150 staff. Anticipated school growth is informed by school and student achievements alongside a growing youth demographic in the Darebin LGA.

As such, a Campus Master Planning process is underway support the development of facilities to best serve our students’ needs now and into the future.

Our teachers explicit focus on classroom instruction, on building relationships and on knowing students as learners is fundamental to maintaining outstanding outcomes for students.

We are focussed on creating the conditions for success through a commitment to shared practice, reflective collegial work and implementing the schools agreed frameworks to support and extend all learners.

Teachers as learners is an integral part of our vision and values, and we provide a comprehensive school led professional learning and enrichment program.

The expertise and dedication of the staff is undoubtedly a strength of the school and our goal to be an employer of choice is supported by the range of development opportunities we seek for our staff.

In 2016 the school celebrated its’ 90th year and being one of only a few public high schools to continuously offer an excellent secondary education throughout this time.

We remain steadfastly focused on maintaining a tradition of academic excellence, whilst developing innovative teaching and learning programs to equip our students with the skills required for a changing future.

Our vibrant co-curricular programs provide valuable opportunities for students to learn, grow and build community in and beyond the school. International engagement is also a feature of the school.  

We celebrate an active sister school program in China for over 20 years, a vibrant international student program, and have recently commenced delivery of Offshore VCE programs in two locations in China.

Key documents for applicants such as our Teaching and Learning Framework, curriculum models, AIP and Strategic Plan can be viewed on our school website.

For more information visit www.nhs.vic.edu.au

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.


Support the operation and management of the international curriculum and program and provide other support in the operation of the international student program.

There is no attendance requirement during the school vacation periods for this position.

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.


Respond to and/or direct all communications made to and within the school appropriately

Under the direction of the Director of Global Education, undertake duties that might include: Providing advice and information to community members in relation to ISP administration functions, enrolments, payments, copying and secretarial work, mail, preparation of data, reports and information.

Liaise with employees to support the efficient operation of day-to-day activities, excursions, and events.

Liaise with external stakeholders including DET as required to support staff and families.

Manage minor projects as directed by the team leader.

Liaise with and provide support to families, students and teachers around student learning and other needs.

For roles including student support: collect and monitor student achievement data and organise additional support in the form of tutorials to support student learning.
Work professionally, courteously and cooperatively with internal and external clients. This role involves close interaction with a wide range of parents, students and staff.

Maintain confidentiality and sensitivity in all aspects of the role.

Maintain currency of professional knowledge and skills.
Assist in ensuring that the school complies with government regulations and policies.

Comply with OH&S requirements and maintain a safe and healthy workplace for self and others.

Fulfil any duties assigned by the principal or delegate within the relevant ES dimensions of work (http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/workm/Pages/dimensSSO.aspx)

Who May Apply

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