HSC Presiding Officer - Santa Sophia Box Hill

Santa Sophia Catholic College - Box Hill (see more jobs from this school)

Box Hill, NSW 

Admin / SSO / Non-Teaching

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time

Applications Close: 27 March 2023

• Employees are required to support the mission, teachings and ethos of the Catholic Church’s work in schools. • Demonstrated ability to work effectively both autonomously and as part of a team • Demonstrated ability to follow direction, prioritise and meet set deadlines • Demonstrated interpersonal skills in working with a range of personnel • Strong planning and organisation skills • Demonstrated ability to maintain the quality of assigned work • Ensure appropriate resources and processes have been provided to enable hazards to be identified and risks to be eliminated or minimized.

<p><b>Location: </b>Santa Sophia Catholic College - Box Hill</p><p dir="ltr"><strong>Presiding officer</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">To manage the administration and supervision of the 2023 Higher School Certificate written examinations at Santa Sophia, Box Hill.</p> <p dir="ltr">Presiding officers are responsible directly to the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) for the effective conduct of the Higher School Certificate exams.</p> <p dir="ltr">Working closely with the principal or their school delegate, Presiding Officers are responsible for:</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">managing a team of supervisors</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">managing students’ exam conduct</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">working closely with the school to manage set-up of exam areas</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">checking and organising exam materials before and after each exam</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">managing conduct of approved disability provisions for students</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">follow NESA’s administrative and security procedures.</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Presiding officers must be available for the entire HSC exam period</p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr">Essential Requirements</p> <p dir="ltr">The Presiding Officer must:</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">have a current Working with Children’s Check (WWCC) clearance for employment</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">use a vehicle with comprehensive motor vehicle insurance policy</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">be available for the ENTIRE exam period</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">have intermediate working knowledge of common computer programs and tasks, such as</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, emails, downloading documents etc</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">be well-organised</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">have good attention to detail</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">be able to effectively manage students and a team of supervisors</p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr">The Presiding Officer will need to be available to administer the official external HSC Exams from Monday 9th October to Friday 3rd November 2023 as well as various other days for pre and post organisation as set down by NESA.</p> <p dir="ltr">The Presiding Officer will also need to be available to administer other examination blocks at the College on the following dates:</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Year 12 Trial HSC Examinations - Monday 31 July to Monday 14 August</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Year 11 Examinations - Monday 11 September to Friday 22 September</p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">This role is classified as child-related work and therefore requires a WWCC clearance prior to commencement of employment.</p> <p dir="ltr">Please note candidates may be interviewed and appointed prior to the closing date.</p> <p dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">Special Notes</p> <p dir="ltr">The following restrictions on eligibility for employment as a Test Supervisor exist:</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">A person who has a child or near relative or friend sitting the 2023 Higher School Certificate Examinations cannot be appointed as Presiding Officer</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Clerical staff, casual, relief, part-time or permanent teachers employed at Santa Sophia Catholic College cannot be appointed as Presiding Officer</p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">Closing date: Monday 27 March 2023</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong><span><br><br></span></strong></p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>The Organisation</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta provides quality learning and teaching in a faith-centred environment across 83 primary and secondary schools and within early learning and out of school hours care centres in Western Sydney.&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Police Check, retention of a valid Working with Children Check and adoption and compliance with CEDP’s Child Safeguarding Procedures and Code of Conduct When Working With Students and Children.</p> <p dir="ltr">CEDP promotes the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as well as people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">Successful Candidates for all positions at CEDP must have a valid Working With Children Check. For more information, please visit The Office of The Children’s Guardian<a href="https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/child-safe-organisations/working-with-children-check"> here</a>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
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