[QK568] - Farm Assistant

[QK568] - Farm Assistant

17 Nov
School Administrative And Support
Australian Capital Territory

17 Nov

School Administrative And Support

Australian Capital Territory

Position Information

The NSW Department of Education provides, funds and regulates education services for NSW students from early childhood to secondary school, delivering world-class education through its public schools and providing funding support to non-government schools. We employ, develop and support teachers, leaders and other staff to deliver the best outcomes for students and to advance the wellbeing of Aboriginal people.

About the RoleTo be successful in the role you will need to have good planning and prioritising skills and good communication skills to work effectively with others.

You will perform a range of tasks in relation to the preparation and maintenance of a Departmental agricultural plot at a secondary or central school that offers agriculture on its curriculum. The role assists with: crop production and disposal; machinery operation; maintenance of machinery, tools and equipment; care and supervision of livestock; receipt and storage of supplies; and general farm maintenance.

Talent PoolA talent pool may be created through this recruitment process. A talent pool is a group of candidates who have undergone an assessment process and have been identified as suitable for this role or similar roles for a period of 12 months. Being part of a talent pool means that you may be considered for ongoing or temporary employment for a range of similar roles. This offers exciting opportunities for you to gain a wide range of experiences to build your public service career.

Special Notes

NSW Drivers Licence Preferred

Additional School Information (Optional)St Marys Senior High School is an academically comprehensive high school, which enrols students in Years 11 and 12 in preparation for the Higher School Certificate (HSC). In addition to the full range of facilities found in government high schools, St Marys has specialised facilities in the areas of hospitality, business services, the performing arts and computer technology. St Marys Senior High School has adopted a charter of increasing the range of educational options available to Stage 6 students in western Sydney, as well as enhancing their educational outcomes. This is achieved through the offering of a broad range of senior curricula, supported by an ethos of adult learning, which is linked to an extensive student support program. Student–teacher relationships are based upon mutual respect and courtesy and serve to establish a positive and safe learning environment. Our student population is diverse in terms of cultural background, educational experience and future aspirations. The common thread fostered by the school, for students and staff alike, is a positive commitment to learning. The St Marys Senior High School community is one based upon respect and responsibility. In its daily operations, the concepts of respect and responsibility are modelled both in classrooms and in the greater school community.

How to ApplyIf you are interested in this role please apply online and attach a covering letter (max 2 pages) and your resume (max 5 pages) which clearly details how your capabilities, knowledge and experience can contribute to the success of this role. It is a requirement that you include the name and contact details of two referees.

You must answer both targeted questions which should be included in your cover letter

We are looking for you to demonstrate your competence in thefocus capabilitiesas outlined in therole descriptionin your answer, so please develop your responses with this in mind.

Note: it is a requirement that all candidates submit their applications online viaiworkfor.nswNo paper based, email based or late applications will be accepted.

If you are successfully progressed to interview, you will be required to provide your proof of identity information and complete a CRIMTRAC declaration. As this is a child-related position, you will also be required to obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) Clearance number as a condition of employment (if you do not already have this). For more information, visithttp://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/working-with-children/working-with-children-check

Targeted Question 1

Provide an example of how you have previously managed crop production or care if Live stock (Max 300 Words)

Targeted Question 2Provide an example of how you have previously maintained and operated farm machinery and equipment (max 300 words)

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