3 Easy Steps

  • 1Search for courses by Study Area, Level and Location
  • 2We deliver you all the matched results
  • 3Choose one or more course providers to contact you
Industry

Distance from location (kms)

Exact 5 10 25 50 100

Posted since

All 2 Days 1 Week 2 Weeks 1 Month

Sort results by

Relevance Date

13

February

Youth Support Coordinator - Pimpama State Secondary College

Queensland Department of Education - Pimpama, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

We have an exciting opportunity for an energetic and dedicated individual to join our team. In this role, you will refer at risk students to appropriate agencies and support services that will assist students to overcome barriers to education and training, provide individual support, case management and, where appropriate, group support to students to maximise their engagement with education and training. This part-time vacancy consists of 14.5 hours (2 days) per week. Funding for this position is guaranteed until the end of 2022 with the possibility of an extension.

Image Courtesy of Pimpama State Secondary College

About Pimpama State Secondary College

Pimpama State Secondary College opened in 2013 and has grown rapidly to a current enrolmentof around 1700 students. The college has earned a reputation in the broader community for itsfocus within the curriculum on technology, innovation and creativity.

Significant investments have been made in recent years to support the wellbeing and engagement of our students. As the Youth Support Coordinator you will be part of a strong and energetic student support team with established programs supported through partnerships with community agencies.

Your Role

As the Youth Support Coordinator you will have responsibility for the following:

  • Identify barriers to young people achieving outcomes and referral to appropriate support services.
  • Develop and foster relationships between the school and families of students to assist at risk students to remain engaged with education or training.
  • Conduct home visits with students and their families, as appropriate, to advise and provide strategies for a more positive educational experience.
  • Be part of the professional team working with the school and the community and liaise with students, teachers, parents, guidance officers, special needs teacher, administrative officers, officers of welfare agencies and other government departments.
  • Monitor attendance patterns of students or groups of students and, in accordance with the school's attendance plan, support early intervention strategies.
  • Inform and educate parents, community members and students on relevant issues that may be impacting student engagement.
  • Develop and implement programs to support social and emotional wellbeing as required e.g. addressing social skills, assertiveness or self esteem.
  • Identify and provide appropriate assistance to students experiencing difficulties at school and at home which may put them at risk of leaving school prematurely.

When working in regulated employment an employee must have a current Working with Children Clearance (blue card) issued by Blue Card Services.

To Apply Please Attach The Following
  • A maximum 2 page resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • A maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to the key capabilities 1-4 under the ‘How you will be assessed' section in the attached role description.

Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

Occupational group Education & Training

Pimpama, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training




APPLY

Shortlist Job