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General Assistant - Full Time - Ongoing - Mount Druitt Publi...

School Administrative and Support - Sydney, NSW

Education, Childcare & Training
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Information

The NSW Department of Education provides, funds and regulates education services for NSW students from early childhood to secondary school, delivering world-class education through its public schools and providing funding support to non-government schools. We employ, develop and support teachers, leaders and other staff to deliver the best outcomes for students and to advance the wellbeing of Aboriginal people.
About the Role
This role is vital to the maintenance and upkeep of departmental schools.
To be successful in the role you will need to have good planning and prioritising skills and good communication skills to work effectively with others.
You will perform a range of tasks relating to the routine maintenance and upkeep of a Departmental School/grounds. The role may assist with the set up and removal of furniture and equipment for school activities. You will identify and report maintenance and safety issues. You will receive, store and distribute supplies and monitor equipment and report faults.

Talent Pool
A talent pool may be created through this recruitment process. A talent pool is a group of candidates who have undergone an assessment process and have been identified as suitable for this role or similar roles for a period of 12 months. Being part of a talent pool means that you may be considered for ongoing or temporary employment for a range of similar roles. This offers exciting opportunities for you to gain a wide range of experiences to build your public service career.

Additional School Information (Optional)

Mount Druitt Public School is located in Western Sydney and is part of the Blacktown Local Government Area. It has a student enrolment of 551. Students come from a wide range of socio-economic backgrounds with 3% of students identifying as Aboriginal and 70% from English as an Additional Language of Dialect (EALD). In 2021 there will be three support classes consisting of one Early Intervention Unit and two multi categorical classes with a focus on inclusion and challenging students to reach their full potential. Two Preschool classes cater for 40 full time children. Each child is valued and respected as a unique, capable and competent learner and encouraged to participate in play through all aspects of our preschool program.


How to Apply
If you are interested in this role please apply online and attach a covering letter (max 2 pages) and your resume (max 5 pages) which clearly details how your capabilities, knowledge and experience can contribute to the success of this role. It is a requirement that you include the name and contact details of two referees.

You must answer both targeted questions which should be included in your cover letter.

We are looking for you to demonstrate your competence in the focus capabilities as outlined in the role description in your answer, so please develop your responses with this in mind.

Note: it is a requirement that all candidates submit their applications online via iworkfor.nsw No paper based, email based or late applications will be accepted.

If you are successfully progressed to interview, you will be required to provide your proof of identity information and complete a CRIMTRAC declaration. As this is a child-related position, you will also be required to obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) Clearance number as a condition of employment (if you do not already have this). For more information, visit http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/working-with-children/working-with-children-check.

Targeted Question 1
Provide an example of how you have prioritised tasks to maintain a property with minimal supervision (max 300 words)Targeted Question 2
Provide an example of how you have identified and managed a potential hazard requiring maintenance (max 300 words)