MYLNS- Numeracy Aide Support ES 1-1 Job at Schools (Government) – in Melbourne VIC

Job Description

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / From 28/01/2022

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Teacher

Reference: 1245983

Selection Criteria

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 Capacity to work cooperatively with a range of people including teachers, education support, students and parents.

SC3 A commitment to professional learning and growth.

SC4 Demonstrated ability to actively promote the safety and wellbeing of all students in line with the Child Safe


Role Description

This position is a classroom support role, predominantly supporting students in the English classroom, but may also involve supporting students with their literacy skills across all Key Learning Areas. This role requires a deep understanding of literacy and being extremely proficient in English, skilled in Writing, Speaking and Listening and Reading and Viewing to be able to support select students in showing learning growth in these areas. In order to demonstrate their proficiency, the successful applicant will have had to completed Year 12 Maths Methods.

The person in this position will be required to undertake a variety of tasks with a high level of personal motivation, presentation, and confidence under the direction of the Principal and the Numeracy MYLNS teacher. They will be required to undertake 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.

This position 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.



Middle Years Literacy and Numeracy Improvement Literacy Aide directly support students who are falling behind and are below year level expectations in numeracy.

To be able to work effectively with students with learning and/or behavioural difficulties.

Ability to communicate effectively with fellow staff and students

To be able to work effectively independently or as part of a team.

Ability to work in the classroom with students of mixed ability.

Assist teachers in the preparation of class material including photocopying.

Assist with communication between students and teachers, particularly with the interpretation of instructions.

Assist with the supervision of students in the schoolyard, on excursions, sporting activities and school activities.

Carry out other duties as directed by the Principal

Responsibility for completing general administrative duties such as filing, cleaning, organising and hospitality.

Miscellaneous duties for the PSD Program.

Who May Apply

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

EEO AND OHS Commitment

The Department values diversity and is committed to workforce diversity and equal opportunity in schools and all education workplaces. The Department recognises that the provision of family friendly, supportive, safe and harassment free workplaces is essential to high performance and promotes flexible work, diversity and safety across all schools and Department workplaces.

Child Safe Standards

Victorian government schools are child safe environments. Our schools actively promote the safety and wellbeing of all students, and all school staff are committed to protecting students from abuse or harm in the school environment, in accordance with their legal obligations including child safe standards. All schools have a Child Safety Code of Conduct consistent with the Department’s exemplar available at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/about/programs/health/protect/Pages/childsafestandards.aspx

DET Values

The Department’s employees commit to upholding DET’s Values: Responsiveness, Integrity, Impartiality, Accountability, Respect, Leadership and Human Rights. DET’s Values complement each school’s own values and underpin the behaviours the community expects of Victorian public sector employees, including those who work in Victorian Government Schools. Information on the DET values is available at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/workm/Pages/Public-Sector-Values.aspx

Conditions of Employment

All staff employed by the Department and schools have access to a broad range of employment conditions and working arrangements.

Appointment of successful applicants will be made subject to a satisfactory pre-employment conditions check.

A probationary period may apply during the first year of employment and induction and support programs provided.

Detailed information on all terms and conditions of employment is available on the Department’s Human Resources website at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx

Location Profile

Clyde Secondary College will be opening January 2022 commencing with a Year 7 intake.

The college is committed to creating a learning environment that is built on high expectations for all, where every student is exposed to a rich, diverse and challenging curriculum, while ensuring they are valued and that each student enjoys the caring and supportive environment in which they learn every day. Our school values reflect our vision of “Excelling together, valuing the individual”, which can be summarised by REACH; Respect, Excellence, Aspire, Curiosity and Honesty. All school values should be intrinsic to the College community itself – our staff, students and their families.

We’re dedicated to supplementing students’ learning with a wide range of co-curricular programs. These include extensive student leadership development, performing arts and sporting opportunities. Every student is encouraged to get involved with the wider community, and we’re here to help them build on the necessary skills to do so, ensuring all students leave the College as highly productive and successful global citizens.

At Clyde Secondary College we are committed to meeting the learning needs of every student, promoting excellence in learning growth for all. Students will be exposed to a diverse and challenging curriculum following the standard Victorian Curriculum, offering English, Mathematics, Science, Humanities, Languages, Physical Education, Technology, Art, Drama, ICT, with a whole range of extra-curricular activities. As the College grows, we will offer a range of other subjects, including Music, Food Studies, as well as offering extension opportunities such as Advanced Maths, Literature, Physics, Chemistry, Systems. STEM will also feature strongly in our program from Year 7, providing the building blocks for our student’s success in future years.

We will be introducing a select entry program, in 2022. The high ability program, is a learning program that challenges and supports high achievers to excel and provide them with a unique accelerated opportunity in VCE, as they approach their senior education years of study.

As a supported inclusion school, Clyde Secondary College has been designed to support a higher number of students with a disability than a typical mainstream school. Included in the school design are facilities that provide additional amenities to support and enhance learning.

The College will open with stage one completed and have the following facilities ready for the start of the 2022 school year:

An administration and learning resource centre building

A learning neighborhood building

A Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics building

A Performing Arts and Physical Education building including an indoor multi-court

Two hardcourts

Landscaped outdoor play and learning areas

Bike shelter

Future building stages, will include a Visual Arts building, a sports oval, an additional learning neighborhood building and two additional hardcourts.

The college has an initial capacity for 575 students with up to 50 students who meet the requirements for the specialist enrolment policy, approximately 8% of the whole school student population. Upon the completion of stage two, the school will have the capacity of 1300 students and in any given year level around 8% of places will be reserved for students who meet the specialist enrolment policy.

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