Education Support Officer – Agriculture – TAFE Digital

  • Company:
    Manager Education Skills Team 2 TD
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Education

<ul><li style="margin-top:8px"><span style=""><span style="background:white"><span style="vertical-align:middle"><span style="Times New Roman&quot;,serif"><span style="Calibri&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Collaborative and creative team environment</span></span></span></span></span></span></li><li><span style=""><span style="Times New Roman&quot;,serif"><span style="Calibri&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">12-month temporary contract, </span></span><span style="Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">with possible extension opportunities </span></span></span></li><li style="margin-bottom:8px"><span style=""><span style="background:white"><span style="vertical-align:middle"><span style="Times New Roman&quot;,serif"><span style="Calibri&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Career progression opportunities </span></span></span></span></span></span></li></ul><br><p style="margin-bottom:13px;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style=""><span style=""><span style=""><span style="color:black">This is an exciting opportunity to be part of TAFE Digital Primary Industries – Agruiculture team.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></span></span></span></span></span></p><p style="margin-bottom:13px;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">As an Education Support Officer within the Agriculture teaching section, you will be responsible for a range of project management and student assistance activities, which directly and indirectly supports learning and enhances the educative process.&nbsp;</span></span></span></span></span></p><p style="margin-bottom:13px;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom:13px;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style=""><b><span style=""><span style="">You&rsquo;ll love this role if you: </span></span></b></span></span></span></p><ul><li style="text-align:justify"><span style=""><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">Thrive on solving problems and helping others.</span></span></span></span></li><li style="text-align:justify"><span style=""><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">Enjoy being part of a dynamic team, supporting students to have a </span><span style="">meaningful learning experience</span></span></span></span></li><li style="text-align:justify"><span style=""><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">Are passionate about high-quality customer service and look forward to assisting students and staff in creating </span><span style="">an innovative </span><span style="">and exciting educational environment</span></span></span></span></li><li style="text-align:justify"><span style=""><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.</span></span></span></span></li></ul><br><p style="margin-top:8px; margin-bottom:8px; margin-left:48px;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom:13px;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style=""><b><span style=""><span style="">Reporting to the Head Teacher, this position:</span></span></b></span></span></span></p><ul><li class="Default" style="margin-bottom:2px; text-align:justify"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="color:black"><span style="">Provides personalised support to students to successfully carry out tasks and understand their learning materials and concepts</span></span></span></span></li><li class="Default" style="margin-bottom:2px; text-align:justify"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="color:black"><span style="">Works in conjunction with Teachers, learning support staff and other roles as part of a specialised delivery team. </span></span></span></span></li><li class="Default" style="margin-bottom:2px; text-align:justify"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="color:black"><span style="">When required, provides tutoring support and feedback by face-to-face contact, email, online or by other mode using a range of media options. </span></span></span></span></li></ul><br><p class="Default" style="margin-bottom:16px; margin-left:24px; text-align:justify;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom:13px;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style=""><b><span style=""><span style="">If you have&hellip;</span></span></b></span></span></span></p><ul><li style="margin-top:8px; margin-bottom:8px"><span style=""><span style="Times New Roman&quot;,serif"><span style="Calibri&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Appropriate subject knowledge, skills and vocational qualifications in the relevant discipline and a commitment to maintain technical currency, demonstrated by:</span></span></span></span><ul style="list-style-type:circle"><li class="Default" style="margin-bottom:2px"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="color:black"><span style="">Certificate II, III or Diploma in Agriculture; or equivalent skills and knowledge of the industry </span></span></span></span></li><li class="Default" style="margin-bottom:2px"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="color:black"><span style="">3 &ndash; 5 years relevant Agriculture industry experience</span></span></span></span></li></ul><br></li><li class="Default" style="margin-bottom:2px; text-align:justify"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="color:black"><span style="">High-level interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to be proactive and show initiative and ability to explain ideas in a clear and concise manner </span></span></span></span></li><li class="Default" style="margin-bottom:2px; text-align:justify"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="color:black"><span style="">Ability to establish effective working relationships with people from a diverse range of backgrounds and to provide quality customer service as part of a broader team</span></span></span></span></li><li class="Default" style="margin-bottom:2px; text-align:justify"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="color:black"><span style="">Commitment and ability to support learning in an adult environment and a demonstrated ability to motivate and encourage students </span></span></span></span></li><li class="Default" style="margin-bottom:2px; text-align:justify"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="color:black"><span style="">Ability to understand the content of the learning materials and the processes used in the discipline. </span></span></span></span></li></ul><br><p style="margin-left:192px; text-indent:36.0pt;"><span style=""><span style="background:white"><span style="vertical-align:middle"><span style=""><span style=""><b><span style=""><span style=""><span style="color:black">… we would love to hear from you!</span></span></span></b></span></span></span></span></span></p><p style="margin-left:48px; text-indent:36.0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p style=""><span style=""><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">TAFE NSW&rsquo;s purpose is to skill the workforce of the future. It is Australia&#39;s leading provider of vocational education and training with over 500,000 annual enrolments and a proud history for setting the benchmark for quality service. As the NSW public provider, it supports the NSW Government&#39;s priority to grow skills for the economy and jobs of tomorrow. Critically, TAFE NSW plays a vital role in providing vocational education in rural and regional NSW, and job training pathways for the most vulnerable in the community.</span></span></span></span></p><p style="margin-bottom:13px;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom:13px;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style=""><b><span style=""><span style="">Status:</span></span></b>&nbsp;<span style=""><span style="">12-month temporary contract</span></span></span></span></span></p><p style="margin-bottom:13px;"><span style=""><span style=""><span style=""><b><span style="">Location:</span></b><span style=""> Strathfield (TAFE Digital)</span></span></span></span></p><p style=""><span style=""><span style=""><span style=""><b><span style="">Job Grade/Classification</span></b><span style="">: Education Support Officer</span></span></span></span><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">&nbsp;</span></span></span></p><p style=""><span style=""><span style=""><span style=""><b><span style="">Recruitment Reference</span></b><span style="">:&nbsp;00008HLT</span></span></span></span><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">&nbsp;</span></span></span></p><p style=""><span style=""><span style=""><span style=""><b><span style="">Closing date</span></b><span style="">:&nbsp;Sunday 26 September 2021</span></span></span></span><span style=""><span style=""><span style="">&nbsp;</span></span></span></p><p style=""><span style=""><span style=""><span style=""><b><span style="">Job Specific Enquiries </span></b><span style="">please contact Nathan Gilbert, Team Leader, on 0415 159 139</span></span></span></span></p><p style=""><span style=""><span style=""><span style=""><b><span style="">Recruitment Specific Enquiries</span></b><span style=""> please contact Linda Dewbery, Talent Acquisition Advisor, </span><a href="mailto:[email protected]" style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline"><span style="">[email protected]</span></a> </span></span></span></p><p style=""><span style=""><span style=""><span style=""><b><span style="">To learn more</span></b><span style=""> about this position please review the<a href="https://files.jobs.nsw.gov.au/qdc2gz"> Position Description</a> and <a href="https://files.jobs.nsw.gov.au/zdjkzq">Information Package</a></span></span></span></span></p><p style="">&nbsp;</p><p style=""><span style=""><span style=""><span style=""><b><u><span style=""><span style="background:white"><span style="color:black">How to apply.</span></span></span></u></b></span></span></span></p><p style=""><span style=""><span style=""><span style="tab-stops:list 18.0pt"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="background:white"><span style="color:black">For your application to be considered, you must provide: </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p><ul><li><span style=""><span style="tab-stops:list 18.0pt"><span style="Times New Roman&quot;,serif"><span style="background:white"><span style="Calibri&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">A&nbsp;resume, including evidence that you meet the selection criteria of the position (refer to the position description).</span></span></span></span></span></span></li><li><span style=""><span style="tab-stops:list 18.0pt"><span style="Times New Roman&quot;,serif"><span style="background:white"><span style="Calibri&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Copies of your qualifications </span></span></span></span></span></span></li><li><span style=""><span style="tab-stops:list 18.0pt"><span style="Times New Roman&quot;,serif"><span style="background:white"><span style="Calibri&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Responses to the 2 targeted questions </span></span></span></span></span></span></li><li style="margin-bottom:13px"><span style=""><span style=""><span style=""><span style=""><span style="background:white"><span style="color:black">Contact details of 2 referees.</span></span></span></span></span></span></li></ul><br><p style="">&nbsp;</p><p style=""><span style=""><span style="background:white"><span style=""><span style="vertical-align:middle"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="color:black">TAFE NSW is committed to diversity and fosters an inclusive environment in which all employees feel a sense of belonging.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span><span style=""><span style="background:white"><span style=""><span style="vertical-align:middle"><span style="">&nbsp;</span></span></span></span></span></p><p style=""><span style=""><span style="background:white"><span style=""><span style="vertical-align:middle"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="color:black">We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for this position and we will make any adjustments that you need in the interview process and on the job to help you demonstrate your full potential.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span><span style=""><span style="background:white"><span style=""><span style="vertical-align:middle"><span style="">&nbsp;</span></span></span></span></span></p><p style=""><span style=""><span style="background:white"><span style=""><span style="vertical-align:middle"><span style=""><span style=""><span style="color:black">You will be required to undertake a national criminal history check and obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) clearance as a condition of employment. For more information, visit Office of the Children&rsquo;s Guardian website.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span><span style=""><span style="background:white"><span style=""><span style="vertical-align:middle"><span style="">&nbsp;</span></span></span></span></span></p><p style=""><span style=""><span style=""><span style="Calibri&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">For permanent positions in the NSW Public Sector, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident.</span></span></span></span></p></br><h4 style="color: red;font-weight: bold;">Responsibilities</h4><p style=""><span style=""><span style=""><span style=""><b><span style="">To learn more</span></b><span style=""> about this position please review the<a href="https://files.jobs.nsw.gov.au/qdc2gz"> Position Description</a> and <a href="https://files.jobs.nsw.gov.au/zdjkzq">Information Package</a></span></span></span></span></p></br><h4 style="color: red;font-weight: bold;">Key Application Responses</h4><p style="margin-bottom:13px;"><span style=""><span style="text-autospace:none"><span style=""><span style=""><b>Target Questions</b></span></span></span></span></p><p style="margin-top:8px; margin-left:48px;">&nbsp;</p><ol><li><span style=""><span style="text-autospace:none"><span style="Times New Roman&quot;,serif"><span style="Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">Please describe how you maintain your skills and knowledge in the Agriculture industry. What do you think are some key trends influencing this industry?</span></span></span></span></li></ol><br><p style="margin-left:57px; text-indent:-1.0cm;">&nbsp;</p><ol start="2"><li style="margin-bottom:8px"><span style=""><span style="text-autospace:none"><span style="Times New Roman&quot;,serif"><span style="Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">As an Education Support Officer (ESO) you will be required to collaborate and communicate with the teaching team to support students and encourage their ongoing engagement and motivation to complete their tasks and activities. Please describe a recent time when you have collaborated with colleagues to achieve a positive outcome?</span></span></span></span></li></ol><br>