Educational opportunities of the highest quality

Mount Clear College is nestled into an idyllic bush setting on the edge of the Woowookarung Regional Park, 6 kilometres from the centre of Ballarat.

Our College is a Year 7 to 12 co-educational College and we are renowned for, and proud of, our ability to maintain the friendly, caring approach of a small school, despite our student numbers being over 1000.

The essence of the College’s philosophy is to provide educational opportunities of the highest quality, where each student is challenged to reach their full potential. College resources include a highly experienced and dedicated staff who promote quality teaching and learning within a secure safe learning community. We are proud of being identified as an AVID (Achievement via Individual Determination) school. Adopting AVID’s WICOR learning and teaching and framework has allowed us to achieve and consolidate the great work already occurring in our classrooms in a more consistent manner across the College.

Current Positions Vacant

Pathways and Transition Support

Job ID – 1300494
Role Type – Other
Full/Part Time – Full-Time
Ongoing/Fixed Term – Fixed Term
Classification – Ed Support Level 1-Range 3
Apply By – 03/10/2022
Hours – Full-Time
Contact Name -Fionna Wooller
Phone -0419 612 519


Duties include but are not limited to:


  1. Manage the use of, and access to careers resources and reference materials, ensuring information provided to students is current.
  2. Provide vocational guidance to students regarding employment and training opportunities and access, post compulsory education, apprenticeships, careers and other pathway options
  3. Support VTAC processes for all Year 12 students including assisting with careers advice
  4. Be an active team member of the subject selection processes for students and families
  5. With the Pathways and Transition Coordinator, identify and liaise with community agencies, employers and training providers for workplace learning, short courses, guest speakers and taster programs, including our Alumni community.
  6. Supporting students to gain Structured Workplace Learning.
  7. In conjunction with the Pathways and Transition Coordinator, complete Exit and Destination data, including maintaining appropriate records in line with MCC processes.
  8. Identify and refer students at risk of disengagement to reengagement programs and provide ongoing support.
  9. Coordinate and be an active participant in Structured Workplace Learning to provide support for both students and employers; develop, manage and share a database of employers.


  1. Maintain the VASS Database to ensure all student information, including international students, is correct and up to date including VET, SBAT’s, special consideration applications and approval forms.  Meet key data entry dates including Census and VCAA requirements.
  2. Print, distribute and enter indicative exam grades for units 1, 2, 3 & 4
  3. Using student VASS codes, coordinate seating plans for GAT, internal and external exams.



  1. Coordinate both Cluster and Internal VET programs, attend VET Cluster meetings for coordinators.
    Maintain and update and accurate data base of all students undertaking VET
  2. Ensure VET Contracts are in line with DET policies and procedures. Check invoices against student enrolments and ensure fee structure is accurate against Exchange of Funds.
  3. Liaise with cluster coordinator regarding attendance and adjust accordingly and communicate absences to the appropriate Year Level Coordinator and Senior School Assistant Principal.
  4. Download progress and final VET Cluster reports ready for distribution with Mount Clear College reporting cycle.
  5. Liaise with Highlands LLEN to ensure Structured Workplace Learning and required paperwork is completed and that follow up during placement is scheduled.
  6. Work with the school, families and industry to increase student engagement and retention in VET programs.
  7. Maintain Mount Clear Colleges’ RTO status by adhering to regulations and policies.  Ensure VRQA audit requirements are met and documentation is accurate.
  8. Other duties as directed by the Principal or Business Manager including those in response to emerging needs and priorities in the school.

Selection Criteria

  • KSC1 Demonstrated high level organisational, time management and planning skills and the capacity to develop procedures and guidelines relating to the work area consistent with the school and Education Department policies procedures and guidelines, relevant to this role.


  • KSC2 Demonstrated capacity to effectively promote, plan and implement student careers program and to respond to the individual needs of students to support and plan a genuine future pathways and Careers Action Plan for them.


  • KSC3 Demonstrate high level written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills, including a capacity to develop positive relationships with students, parents, staff and members of the broader community, and liaising with administrative bodies such as VCAA.


  • KSC4 Demonstrated proficiency in the use of office systems, software and technical equipment to administer and maintain detailed accurate records and documentation.


  • KSC5 Demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement of self and commitment to professional learning and growth for both self and others.

Who May Apply

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

An exciting place to work

Mount Clear College is an exciting place to work and offers incredible opportunities and cultural diversity for both our students and our staff.

Alongside traditional education programs, Mount Clear offers a vast array of academic and cultural programs including Australia’s first Confucius Classroom, established in 2009. Staff have opportunities for international experiences including teacher training programs in China, the annual Victorian Young Leaders to China program and our biennial school trip to Japan. Mount Clear College’s purpose built Language Centre has become the Hub of LOTE and cultural programs throughout the region for Japanese and Chinese providing immersion programs to Primary Schools across the region.

We also have one of only six Specialist STEM Centres in Victoria – our Earth Ed Centre. The Centre provides specialist day programs for students, professional development activities for teachers and is a hub for science education across the State and hosts primary and secondary students from across Victoria who attend specialised programs provided by our Earth Education Centre.

The College’s Performing Arts program is highly regarded both within Victoria and also internationally for our outstanding Musical Futures Program.

Mount Clear College - Our Facilities

Our Facilities

We are extremely proud of the considerable building works, upgrades and refurbishments undertaken at our College during recent years. Major highlights include our state-of-the-art Technology Centre, Junior School, refurbished 300 seat Theatre, Visual Arts and Science Hubs and VCAL Learning Centre.

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Committed to being a ‘Child Safe’ school

Mount Clear College is committed to being a ‘Child Safe’ school with the expectation that all staff commit to our Child Safe policy and Child Safe Code of Conduct. Appropriate rigorous reference and background checking will be undertaken for this selection process, including a Working with Children Check and police record and identity check. We are committed to commitment to the safety, participation and empowerment of all children. We are also committed to meeting the needs of all students, including those with a disability, our indigenous students and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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