About the business and the role
• Part Time Employment
(Maximum Term Contract from February 2023 to mid-November 2023)
• Tuesdays & Thursdays (4.5 hours per day)
• Ballarat location
SEDA College (Victoria) is the leader of hands on education 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.
The Education Engagement Assistant’s role is to assist students and the classroom teacher to enhance the student experience. This will involve either, extending high achieving students to ensure they are being challenged or providing support for students needing further assistance. This will be achieved by developing a positive collaborative working relationship with the classroom teacher and students.
Skills and experience
• Experience working with young people (within education preferred)
• Demonstrated ability to implement effective learning strategies that improves student engagement
• Demonstrated capacity to work with and build professional relationships with young people and colleagues
• Well-developed written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills, with proven ability to interact effectively with a broad range of people at all levels
• VIT registration
• A valid Employee Working with Children Clearance
• Bachelor’s degree
• TAE (preferred but not essential)
• First Aid/CPR
Job benefits and perks
SEDA College has been certified as a “Great Place to Work®”. You will 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. Applications should be emailed to email@example.com. Interested applicants should submit their application early as shortlisting may occur prior to the closing date. 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 28 October 2022