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Seeking- Education Support Worker

Posted October 26, 2022

Prace College is seeking an experienced & dedicated Education Support Worker to work across two campuses – Reservoir and Mernda

You will be part of a dynamic team passionate about helping students to achieve their goals through education. The role requires dedicated professionals to maximise student engagement and learning outcomes.

Prace College provides supportive, flexible and inclusive education to meet the needs of young people within the community, and supports them to participate in learning, community and work activities. We are a not-for-profit organisation. 

The students at Prace College have exited mainstream education and most are dealing with complex and significant issues. Prace College offers a caring and supportive environment so that the students have an opportunity to succeed.

Qualifications and experience

  • Certificate III in Education Support or equivalent.
  • First aid (desirable)

Please submit your resume, cover letter and a response to the selection criteria below.
Previous applicants need not apply.

Applications close 11.59pm 15th November, 2022

Selection Criteria

  • Capacity to undertake education support tasks across a range of functions within a school environment and the capacity to provide support and/or attendant care to students where necessary.
  • Demonstrated capacity to be an effective team member and to work cooperatively with a range of people including teachers, education support staff, coordinators and students
  • Demonstrated proficiency in administrative skills, including the use of office systems, software or technical equipment as relevant to the position.
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a small team and within an organisation’s philosophy and values.

Equity and Diversity
Prace College understands the importance of diversity and inclusion. We recognise that
everyone has the right to an equitable, safe and productive environment and to be treated
with dignity and respect.  We welcome applications from all people regardless of age, gender,
ethnicity, cultural background, disability or sexual orientation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Child Safety
Prace College prides itself on being a child safe organisation with zero tolerance for child
abuse. We recognise our legal and moral responsibilities to keep children and young people
safe from harm. All staff employed by Prace are required to have a Working with Children
Check card or VIT registration.  

For further information please contact Jane Davies 0418 275 166  |  jane@prace.vic.edu.au