Ed Support Level 1-Range 1 Maintenance Support Job at Schools (Government) – Melbourne VIC

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / From 28/01/2022 – 20/12/2022

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Reference: 1256154

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 ability to work co-operatively with a range of people and ability to communicate effectively.

SC3 Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a team, to follow instructions and take responsibility to work independently.

SC4 Demonstrated ability to use basic tools or machinery relevant to the role.

SC5 Knowledge of OH&S and ability identify and manage risk within the workplace


Attendance is required for term one and term three school holiday. The role attracts 76 hours leave purchase allowance.

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 in a timely manner to maintenance requests from the facilities manager.

General maintenance of buildings and grounds as guided by weekly and monthly checklists.

Maintain the cleanliness of external school grounds by ensuring all litter is picked up and disposed of regularly.

Maintain internal recycling bins and empty on a regular basis.

Ensure that broken/ damaged equipment is repaired or disposed of in a timely manner.

Opening of Agora doors and setting up of umbrellas when required.

When required, monitor, and adjust heating/cooling systems of the school.

Keep all tools, plant and equipment maintained in good operating condition and stored in a safe manner.

Set up school events such as exams and information nights.

Accept deliveries and distribute to appropriate staff or area.

Restocking of paper to all photocopy machines across the school.

Assist in performing audits as directed by the facilities manager.

Assist in maintaining a safe and healthy working environment by following OH&S and risk management procedures and ensure all contractors comply with DET and school policy and OH&S requirements.

The range of duties may be expanded or altered at any time in the future or as directed by the Principal, Business Manager or Facilities Manager in accordance with ES1-1 dimensions of work

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 of Education and Training is committed to the principles of equal opportunity, and diversity and inclusion for all. We value diversity and inclusion in all forms – gender, religion, ethnicity, LGBTIQ+, disability and neurodiversity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for roles within the Department. 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

Other Information

Applications must include:
A specific response to the key selection criteria and position details.

Please attach applications including:
1. A cover sheet providing contact information including home address, email and phone number as well as the phone number of the work address at which the applicant can be contacted.

2. A CV with a summary of experience and qualifications.

3. Specific Key Selection Criteria response

4. The names, email addresses and contact details for two referees who can provide information regarding the applicant in relation to the key selection criteria.

For ease of handling by the school, all documents (cover letter, cv and key selection criteria responses) can be¿saved as one pdf and uploaded to Recruitment on Line.¿ Please also ensure that your name is included in the header of each document .

All applicants should ensure that their personal profile on Recruitment Online is up to date.

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

Vaccination Requirement

A person is not eligible for employment in the Teaching Service unless that person meets the vaccination requirements on commencement in the position.

Location Profile

Suzanne Cory High School is a co-educational, selective entry government school for Years 9-12, and the only one of its kind in Melbourne’s western suburbs.

Established in 2011, Suzanne Cory provides intellectually-gifted students with a tailored and challenging educational experience, leading to outstanding outcomes and pathways into tertiary education. We have a total enrolment of 900 students from Years 9 to 12, drawing from 84 different schools of origin and a diverse range of cultural backgrounds.

Set amongst cultivated native gardens and boasting a unique architectural design, our school is proud to be a leader in both ecological building practices and educational excellence.

Suzanne Cory is one of just four academic selective entry government schools supported by the State Government, and students wishing to enrol with us are subject to a rigorous testing process conducted by EduTest and the Victorian Department of Education and Training. Unlike a SEAL Academy-accredited or “streamed” accelerated learning program, our curriculum is delivered to all students.

The educational purpose of our school is to provide a challenging and rigorous academic curriculum for students who are intellectually and academically gifted. Our curriculum is offered in conjunction with a rich co-curricular program, designed to extend and complement student learning. Based around the concept of “the Renaissance Person”, our students are encouraged to pursue their interests across a wide range of disciplines – both academic and creative – to achieve a truly well-rounded education of the highest quality.

Suzanne Cory is a community of like-minded students and staff, and teachers at our school are encouraged to further engage with our community by chairing one of our many student-led groups and clubs, running a co-curricular activity in an area of your interest, or attending annual international cultural tours of France, Italy, and Greece.

The comprehensive curriculum and teaching and learning model practised within our school is based on internationally-recognised research on students with high levels of ability, and our teachers are able to respond to the needs of their students with equally comprehensive understanding and insight.

As a teacher at Suzanne Cory High School, you will be supported by a dedicated team of Learning Specialists and administrative staff to maintain the excellence academic success of our student body. You will also receive ongoing professional development to further improve your delivery of exceptional teaching practice, in both classroom and leadership roles.

About the Company

Company: Schools (Government) –

Company Location:  Melbourne VIC

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