Education Engagement Assistant (Building & Trade)

About the business and the role

•    Part time, maximum term contract from 30 January 2023 to 7 November 2023
•    Monday and Tuesday – six hours each day
•    Fast paced, dynamic environment
•    Dandenong or Deer Park locations available

SEDA College (Victoria) is the leader of applied learning for Year 11 & 12 students. We partner with peak industry organisations to provide our students unique opportunities and experiences specific to their interests. Our students will receive a tailored career plan to develop key employability and life skills for a successful future. SEDA College is currently seeking qualified and motivated Education Engagement Assistants to join our team located either in Dandenong or Deer Park.

Job tasks and responsibilities

The Education Engagement Assistant’s role is to assist students and the classroom teacher to enhance the student experience. This will involve supervising the students in the workshop to ensure that they are competent in the practical components of the Building and Trade certificate.

Overseen by the Education Support Manager the Education Engagement Assistant will be a part of the Education team. In the classroom the role will require developing a positive working relationship with the teacher and students. The Education Engagement Assistant can expect to work with students one to one or in small groups.


•    VIT registration (preferred but not essential)
•    Bachelor’s degree (preferred but not essential)
•    Current Certificate III or above in Carpentry or Trade (or other relevant industry; Cabinet Making etc.)
•    Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (preferred but not essential)
•    First Aid/CPR
•    Employee WWCC
•    White Card

Job benefits and perks

SEDA College has been certified as a “Great Place to Work®”. You will also be joining a vibrant organisation with a focus on people, quality and outcomes in a role that will be challenging, and enormously rewarding.

SEDA College is an Equal Opportunity employer and includes merit-based selection, equity, diversity and procedural fairness principles in our recruitment processes.

SEDA College encourages people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with disability.

Research shows that while males apply for roles when they meet some of the selection criteria, females and members of other marginalised groups tend to apply for roles only when they have all the skills and experience required. So, if you think you have what it takes, but don’t necessarily meet every single point above, please still get in touch. We’d love to have a conversation to see if you could be a great fit for the College.

Applicants are required to submit a covering letter outlining why you are interested in the position and addressing the key selection criteria listed in the Position Description located by clicking on the link below, plus a current resume.

Interested applicants should submit their application early as shortlisting may occur prior to the closing date. Applications should be emailed to

Only applicants who have current working rights will be considered. Applications which do not include all the documentation as outlined above may also be discounted.

To ensure that SEDA College is recruiting the right people for our College, our screening process includes but is not limited to structured interviewing and selection processes, a Criminal History Check, Working with Children Check, online searches, and reference checks.

SEDA College (Victoria) is committed to the safety, participation and empowerment of all children. All members of our community, including employees, contractors, agency staff and volunteers, have an important role in providing students with a safe and nurturing environment in which to prosper and thrive. The College has zero tolerance of child abuse, and all allegations and safety concerns will be treated very seriously and consistently within our policies and procedures.

SEDA College (Victoria) is committed to preventing child abuse through identifying risks early, and removing and reducing these risks. We have robust human resources and recruitment practices, supported by regular training and development.

We support and respect all children, as well as all members of our community. We are committed to the cultural safety of Aboriginal students, the cultural safety of children from a culturally and/or linguistically diverse background, and to providing a safe environment for children with a disability.

The incumbent of this role must comply with SEDA College’s Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy and related policies and procedures (including the Code of Conduct).

Applications close 18 January 2023.

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