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Art Assistant Ed Support Level 1-Range 2

Carpenter's Assistants
Contract Part Time
14 days ago

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time / From 28/01/2022 - 26/01/2023

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: 1261766

Selection Criteria

  • Demonstrated capacity to undertake routine support tasks across a range of functions within a school environment, particularly the Art Design Department under the leadership of the Director of Art Design.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Art Design related equipment as relevant to the position eg. photography equipment and the kiln for ceramics
  • Demonstrated capacity to provide support to the Art Design Learning area to ensure the timely ordering, maintenance, management and distribution of the Art Design equipment and supplies
  • Demonstrated capacity to work cooperatively with a range of people including teachers, Education Support Staff, students, parents and community groups
  • A commitment to professional learning and growth
  • Demonstrated highly developed interpersonal and communication skills.


The major function of the Art Design Assistant is to assist the Director of Arts Design and the learning area staff in the organization, management and provision of non-teaching services.


The Art Design Assistant will work as directed by the Director of Art Design and in liaison with the teachers and the Occupational Health and Safety Officer on a range of jobs including:

  • Administrative assistance, including preparation, collection, checking and storage of ordered materials and equipment

  • Liaise with Director of Art Design and Director of Community Relations to manage the annual Art Show

  • Photocopying and printing as required

  • Liaison with retailer and supplier representatives

  • Assisting VCE Art, Studio Art and VCD students with folio preparation and presentation

  • Technical support to staff and students in classes

  • Organization and maintenance of storage areas and classrooms

  • Maintenance of darkroom

  • Preparation of materials and equipment for classes

  • Maintenance of equipment and tools

  • Planning and preparation of exhibitions of student work

  • Maintenance of the Kiln room including the firing programmes, glazes and glazing, kilns and kiln furniture and dust reduction

  • Collate OH&S material and information as required working with the OH&S Representative

  • Assist the learning area in the documentation, copying, scanning and photographing of student work

  • Other duties as directed by the Principal, Business Manager and Director of Art Design

Who May Apply

Individuals with the aptitude, experience and/or qualifications to fulfill the specific requirements of the position.

EEO AND OHS Commitment

The Department of Education and Training is committed to the principles of equal opportunity, and diversity and inclusion for all. We value diversity and inclusion in all forms – gender, religion, ethnicity, LGBTIQ+, disability and neurodiversity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for roles within the Department. The Department recognises that the provision of family friendly, supportive, safe and harassment free workplaces is essential to high performance and promotes flexible work, diversity and safety across all schools and Department workplaces.

Child Safe Standards

Victorian government schools are child safe environments. Our schools actively promote the safety and wellbeing of all students, and all school staff are committed to protecting students from abuse or harm in the school environment, in accordance with their legal obligations including child safe standards. All schools have a Child Safety Code of Conduct consistent with the Department’s exemplar available at

DET Values

The Department’s employees commit to upholding DET’s Values: Responsiveness, Integrity, Impartiality, Accountability, Respect, Leadership and Human Rights. DET’s Values complement each school’s own values and underpin the behaviours the community expects of Victorian public sector employees, including those who work in Victorian Government Schools. Information on the DET values is available at

Vaccination Requirement

A person is not eligible for employment in the Teaching Service unless that person meets the vaccination requirements on commencement in the position.

Location Profile

Information about the school, its ethos, programs and the Strategic Plan 2021-2024, Vision, Values and Mission Statement can be obtained at our website

Salary Details*
Salary Type Normal Wages
Base Salary $0
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $0
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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