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Teacher Aide - Milgate Primary School

Victoria State Government Education and Training - Doncaster East, VIC

Education, Childcare & Training
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Description

Job ID: 1223067
Location: Milgate Primary School
Department: Milgate Primary School
Role Type: Teacher 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: 04/18/2021
Contact Name: Debbie Mierisch
Phone: 041/370-1886
School Website: www.milgateps.vic.edu.au

SCHOOL PROFILE
Milgate Primary School is a community united by a commitment to learning built upon the fundamental core values of honouring diversity, serving the welfare and well being of others. Enjoying a rich multicultural community, Milgate’s school wide teaching philosophy is founded upon a commitment to prepare our students with the attributes and competencies to become citizens of the world.

A significant number of Milgate students work above their expected level of learning. Challenge and Support programs are provided to ensure all students reach their full potential. Curriculum design implementation and monitoring in keeping with community goals, is delivered by professional learning teams.

The school has high academic standards with the outstanding achievements of its students, matching the high aspirations of parents for their children. The school is an authorised International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Program (PYP) school.

The school’s vision is to empower students to ensure they will succeed as responsible global citizens and independent self learners within today’s rapidly changing world. Our aim is for students to be socially competent interdisciplinary learners who are also team players and risk takers. These goals will be achieved through presenting a challenging learning program that engages and excites students, delivered by a teaching team at the cutting edge of pedagogical practice.

At Milgate we aim to assist students to become Global Citizens. In strengthening students’ self-esteem, optimism and commitment to personal fulfilment; we aim to help students to develop the ability to make ethical judgements and to demonstrate social responsibility so they are able to respond constructively and positively to a range of contemporary social challenges.

Milgate’s Learning community is underpinned by strong school community partnerships. The current enrolment is 800 students with several fee paying students. There are specialist programs in Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Physical Education, Mandarin and EAL. The school also offers an instrumental music program. There is a 1-1 iPad program for students in Years 3 - 6. To actively support the curriculum, enrichment programs are provided such as: swimming, house system, buddy program, extensive camping program, excursions, Junior School Council, leadership programs, perceptual motor program, interschool and state wide sporting events. The cohesive relationships within our school community celebrate the multi cultural diversity and demonstrate the values we, as a society, attest to. Parents are actively involved in the provision of our classroom programs including specialist programs, coaching in sporting programs, School Council, attending camps and excursions, fundraising and working bees. Student, staff and parent contributions are recognised, valued and essential to the success of our school.

The Milgate Primary School Council performs an integral role in the core business of learning within the school. Sub-committees report monthly to Council and are representative of the community.

Milgate is dedicated to building strong community relationships, positive student achievements, supportive working environment and seeking out new knowledge to further support the thinking skills and creativity of its vibrant learning community.

The core attitudes/values we incorporate into the teaching program at Milgate are:

  • Appreciation, Commitment, Confidence, Cooperation, Creativity, Curiosity, Empathy, Enthusiasm, Independence, Integrity, Respect, Tolerance


Our Students As Learners Strive To Be
  • Inquirers, Knowledgeable, Thinkers, Communicators, Principled, Open-minded, Caring, Risk-takers, Balanced, Reflective

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

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
  • 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.

Doncaster East, VIC

Education, Childcare & Training




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