Ed Support Level 1 job in Bendigo VIC at Schools (Government)

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Employer - Schools (Government)
Job title - Ed Support Level 1
Job Description

Reference: 1191296

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Bendigo Special Developmental School is committed to developing independence in our students through instilling respect and honest. In safe, positive and supportive environment we encourage our students to be their best!


Bendigo Special Developmental School employees a School Wide Positive Behaviour Support (SWPBS) framework to support student engagement and learning. Our mantras, which double as our values, are for all members of our school community to Act Safely, Show Respect and Be Your Best.


The Bendigo Special Developmental School provides education programs for school aged students 5 to 18 with a moderate to severe intellectual disability. Our students reside in the Bendigo Region encompassing Kyneton, Wedderburn, Heathcote and Huntly. The current enrolment is 131 students. The new school premises were established in Kangaroo Flat in September 2006.

DET and VCAA curriculum guidelines are followed at the school, with all students being taught all eight subjects and four capabilities of the Victorian Curriculum. The Victorian Teaching and Learning Model is used to design and implement an individualised learning plan for each student, identified in their Personalised Learning Support Plan. Staff work in Professional Learning Communities to collaboratively plan and moderate student learning and achievement

Classrooms are stimulating and well equipped with an extensive range of educational equipment and communication aids. A hydrotherapy pool, spa room, gymnasium, student kitchen, and extensive bicycle track with a range of adapted bicycles, coupled with a specialised therapy and multi-sensory rooms and equipment enrich programs. Student health and safety is paramount, and a grounds master plan that maintains a secure and stimulating outdoor environment, with challenging play equipment and shadeport sun protection.

Teamwork and communication between staff and parents is a priority. Student Support Group meetings are held each term and support the preparation and review of the Personalised Learning and Support Plan. Parent and caregiver dialogue is support by fortnightly newsletters, a Facebook page, and daily communication through student diaries. Learning programs are additionally supported by the schools physiotherapist, occupational therapist, speech therapist and Family Support Teacher.

Several students are dual enrolled in mainstream schools for varying time fractions. Cooperative planning and programming between both educational settings and continual review and support of student progress are essential elements of the success and extension of these programs.

As a recognised resource for special education, the school provides an information, consultancy and professional development base for teachers, parents, tertiary students and other people involved in the disability field.

This school is committed to respecting the dignity of the individual and providing students with disabilities with maximum opportunity to extend their intellectual, physical, social and emotional development in a safe, happy and positive environment.

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 capacity to communicate effectively with members of the school commu
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Job Location Bendigo VIC
Date Posted 25 May 2020
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