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Student Wellbeing and Support

Job posted: 23/06/2022
Applications close: 06/07/2022 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Mildura

Job type: Part time / From 11/07/2022 - 20/12/2023

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Education and Training

Reference: 1284706

Reference: 1284706

Occupation: Education and Training

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North West Region | Mildura

Selection Criteria

SC 1  Substantial experience in the delivery of student and family wellbeing services in a relevant setting and preferable experience in working in a school in the area of student wellbeing.

SC 2  Experience in the co-ordination and knowledge of local services and the provision of information, support and consultation.

SC 3  Demonstrated ability to work within a diverse multi-cultural community preferred.

SC 4  Highly developed communication, networking, teamwork and interpersonal skills including the ability to liaise effectively with a wide range of people within the school community and beyond.

SC 5  A commitment to continuous improvement and the achievement of the school goals in the area of student wellbeing and engagement.

Responsibilities

The Student Wellbeing & Support position contributes to the development and maintenance of a collaborative school community and is part of the wellbeing team.

Responsibilities include

  • Provide professional support services, counselling to students and families about academic, personal and social needs.
  • Collaborate with school staff, Student Support Services and support agencies to develop and implement a range of programs and interventions with students and the school community that foster resilience, improve attendance and respond to identified social, emotional and educational needs.
  • Provide social programs for groups of students.
  • Initiate, implement and evaluate special programs for students as required.
  • Contribute to the development and delivery of whole school programs as required.
  • Liaise with relevant staff regarding special needs for students.

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 http://www.education.vic.gov.au/about/programs/health/protect/Pages/childsafestandards.aspx

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 http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/workm/Pages/Public-Sector-Values.aspx

Other Information

Professional Skills

  • Use a range of strategies and interventions to work with Primary age children.
  • Assess and report appropriately to ensure suitable intervention.
  • Foster effective communication with students, staff, families and community.
  • Display ethical behaviour and responsibility, including respecting confidentiality.

Conditions of Employment

  • All staff employed by the Department and schools have access to a broad range of employment conditions and working arrangements.
  • Appointment of successful applicants will be made subject to a satisfactory pre-employment conditions check.
  • A probationary period may apply during the first year of employment and induction and support programs provided.
  • Detailed information on all terms and conditions of employment is available on the Department's Human Resources website at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx

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

Irymple South Primary School is located in a semi rural setting 12 kilometres from Mildura. The school is the only public building to identify the Irymple South area and the school's 366 students are drawn from surrounding horticultural properties and low density housing.

Our core expectations are inclusion, passion, curiosity and ownership. Irymple South Primary School is committed to continuous improvement and the achievement of best outcomes for all students. There is an emphasis on achieving excellence in teaching and learning across the school.  Teachers are committed to ongoing professional learning; working collaboratively and the exploration of high quality practice.

There is a strong sense of community within the school. Family support at Irymple South is very strong and all families are encouraged to participate in a wide variety of school programs.

Student Wellbeing and Support

Job type:

Part time / From 11/07/2022 - 20/12/2023

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Robyn Brooks | 03 5024 5345

Student Wellbeing and Support