Become a Student Support Services Professional

Become a Student Support Services Professional

We are looking for psychologists, social workers and speech pathologists to work as part of integrated health and wellbeing teams supporting schools.

Student Support Services (SSS) assist students facing barriers to learning to achieve their potential by providing a range of supports at the individual, group, school and area levels.

What the Student Support Services workforce do

Here are just some of the things they do:

  • Support school communities to improve student learning outcomes
  • Provide guidance, advice and support to principals to manage and deliver wellbeing strategies
  • Build the capability of teachers to deal with issues commonly exhibited by vulnerable students
  • Balance the delivery of assessments and interventions, and manage complex cases.

Qualifications and experience 

You must have a graduate or post-graduate qualification in psychology, speech pathology or social work and eligibility for registration with the relevant professional organisation. Experience in an educational setting would be highly regarded.

Personal qualities

If you are passionate about helping children reach their full potential, and like working in a collaborative multidisciplinary team – then a role in the Student Support Services is the job for you.

How to search and apply for jobs

For more information and to apply, visit the Department of Education and Trainings website.

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