ES1-2 Maintenance - Epping Secondary College

  • Victoria State Government - Education and Training
  • Epping VIC 3076, Australia
  • 09 Apr, 2021

Job Description

Job ID: 1223228
Location: Epping Secondary College
Department: Epping Secondary College
Role Type: Gardener/Maintenance
Subjects/Duties: View Subject/Duties
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Ongoing/Fixed Term: Fixed Term
Classification: Ed Support Level 1-Range 2
Apply By: 04/21/2021
Contact Name: Bradley Moyle
Phone: 03 9401 2599
School Website: www.eppingsc.vic.edu.au

Location Profile
VISION

At Epping Secondary College (ESC) we are deeply passionate about developing self-directed learners who believe in themselves, and are empathetic global citizens who strive for excellence.

The school motto "Learning for Life" has continued to underpin the school's vision and direction. At Epping Secondary, we are deeply passionate about developing self-directed learners who believe in themselves, and are empathetic global citizens who strive for excellence. We want to become known for providing tailored opportunities and a challenging learning environment that supports a culture of aspiration and achievement. Our aim is to develop students that are literate, numerate, critical and creative thinkers with agency for managing their behaviours and engaging with their learning. Epping Secondary College will continue to focus on all students being empowered to achieve success. We aim to further strengthen the approaches implemented that cater for the diverse needs, achievements and strengths of every individual. Providing success for all students through a diverse and extensive range of course offerings from Year 10 onwards through our VCE, VCAL and VET offerings, a highly successful vocationally-oriented Year 10 Pathways program as well as structured opportunities for acceleration will continue. Furthermore, the ACE High Achievers Program, Math Pathways differentiated Math approach and whole school focus on differentiation, has supported all students in achieving success and building on their strengths.

VALUES
The College values which underpin our behaviours and practice are:

  • Commitment – being responsible for our learning and behaviour and always striving to improve
  • Honesty – being sincere, genuine, open and truthful to ourselves and others
  • Fairness – developing an understanding that we are all different yet all equal and treating others sensitively and justly
  • Respect – developing an understanding that all individuals are unique and can make valuable contributions to the community
  • Perseverance – building a sense of determination and optimism when faced with challenges in learning and life.

WORKFORCE
The 2021 staffing profile comprised approximately 124 staff (effective Full time), including 4 Principal class, 6.8 Leading Teachers, 6 Learning Specialists, 76.2 teaching staff and 30.4 Education Support staff. The school workforce currently contains no identified indigenous employees.

LOCATION
Epping Secondary College is a co-educational 7-12 college established in 1976. Epping is a northern suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located 20km north of Melbourne's Central Business District. It's local government area is the City of Whittlesea. The suburb of Epping has seen substantial growth at a rate of 9.1% which has had a significant impact on the growth of student numbers.

Selection Criteria
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.

Role
The role will include attendance during school holiday periods as required - consistent with DET guidelines.

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.

Responsibilities

  • Safely operate machinery and equipment as required for this position.
  • Maintain school buildings and grounds to a high standard including rubbish and recycling.
  • Maintain safe work practices at all times.
  • Minor cleaning and maintenance of equipment.
  • Ensure workspace and storage areas are in a clean, safe and orderly condition.
  • Ensure the physical environment of the school, its buildings, grounds and resources are maintained and rectification of OH&S hazards.
  • Carry out regular visual inspections and cyclic maintenance of roofs, roof guttering, drains, toilets, sinks and troughs to identify and rectify problems.
  • Mowing of school grounds, whipper snipping, maintenance of garden beds and grounds beautification.
  • Any other minor repairs i.e. minor plumbing, painting and carpentry etc.
  • Application of chemicals as appropriate i.e. for the control of weeds and insects.
  • General clean-up of paths and outdoor areas of the school grounds.
  • Use of private vehicle is a requirement of this position.
  • Assist with the staging of school events i.e. BBQ, Parent Teacher
  • Conferences, exam set up etc.
  • Unlock school gates and units on a daily basis.
  • Other work as directed by the Facilities Manager or Principal.

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