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On Line Learning Support Specialist


  • Be part of a team of committed and highly skilled team who help young people realise their potential
  • Ongoing full-time position during school hours and terms available
  • Ready for a 2021 school year start date.
  • Competitive remuneration package with salary packaging benefits available

About the organisation

The Hester Hornbrook Academy (HHA) provides flexible education and learning options, including VCAL (Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning) and VETiS (Vocational Education and Training in Schools). Recognising that mainstream education is not suitable for all young people, our programs are driven by the personal pursuits of students and integrate wellbeing and life skills approaches. Teachers and Youth workers work together to support students. We have classes and outreach learning options for students who are young mums, currently in or leaving out of home care, experiencing homelessness, or who have been disengaged from mainstream education. 

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About the role

The focus of this position is the continued development of remote learning to engage students, build stamina and develop student literacy and numeracy skills. This role will specialise in remote learning, TEAMs and the Microsoft Suite and Zoom, initiate ICT curriculum-based projects which build student skills in literacy, numeracy and ICT skills. The position will be student facing and will require the successful applicant to work across the HHA campuses with staff and students to model exceptional ICT skills.

This position has a whole of school, cross campus focus and requires a future thinking and visionary approach, with planning for the achievement of projected goals and outcomes as the Hester Hornbrook Academy grows and the ICT needs of the staff and students increase.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assist the Leader of Individualized Learning to embed ICT and remote learning tools across all campuses and classroom teams.
  • Provide assistance with the implementation of ICT initiatives and the development of remote learning pods for staff teaching and learning delivery.
  • Collaborate with all HHA staff in the development of on line educational and wellbeing programs.
  • Collaborate with staff in the development of on-line literacy and numeracy skill building activities using the BKSB system to understand the needs of students.
  • Develop professional learning resources, complete staff induction and facilities professional learning sessions for staff and student of HHA.
  • Coordinate support for all aspects of HHAs ICT, including all hardware, software and peripherals (including photocopiers and printers).
  • Provide support to students, teachers and administration on ICT matters. 

Skills & experience include but are not limited to:

  • Post-secondary qualifications in information technology or a related discipline, and/or extensive experience leading ICT systems in an educational environment.

  • Proven ability to assist school leaders to embed ICT and remote learning tools across a multi campuses setting.
  • Ability to implement ICT curriculum initiatives and the development of remote learning for staff teaching and learning delivery and for wellbeing program and intervention supports.


  • Experience in a flexible learning setting

Download position description for the full duties and key selection criteria.


We offer a competitive remuneration package including an attractive salary, access to tax-effective salary packaging arrangements and supportive work/life balance provisions. MCM recognises the importance of investing in the training, learning and development of our employees.

How to apply

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Applications should include a current CV, Cover Letter and address the key selection criteria.

Applications to be sent via the Apply now button which opens an application form on the MCM website.

For more details or if you have any issues with the application please email:

Applications close on 29 October 2020. We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date. Please note we will be reviewing applications and interviewing as they are received. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

Applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment safety screening process as part of the MCM selection process. Appointments to MCM roles will be subject to the following safety screening checks (as applicable to the role): National (and International if applicable) Police Check (which includes Proof of Identity check), Victorian Employee Working with Children Check, Right to Work in Australia, current professional registration, and current and valid driver license. All costs associated with safety screening checks (except National Police Check) will be at applicants’ expense.

Position details

  • Date posted

    13 October 2020
  • Closing Date

    29 October 2020
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