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Defence School Mentor - Pimlico State High School

Queensland Government - South Townsville, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training
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JOB DESCRIPTION

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About Pimlico State High School

Pimlico State High School is a large, co-educational school located in the eastern suburbs of Townsville, North Queensland. The school is proud to offer an extensive range of both academic and vocational subjects to students in Years 7 to 12.
A comprehensive curriculum with a strong academic focus is a feature of the school. In the senior school, we offer an extensive range of general and applied subjects that provide a variety of pathways to university, further training and employment.

About You

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Work independently and as a team member
  • Strong written verbal and communication skills
Current working knowledge of the Defence Forces is considered advantageous.

Your Role

As the Defence School Mentor you will have responsibility for the following:
  • Support and assist young people from Defence families to integrate into the school community to facilitate a supportive educational environment for them.
  • Create a greater and ongoing awareness within the school community of the needs of young people from Defence families.
  • Assist Defence parents and students to become familiar with the school and its facilities and raise awareness of their unique needs within the school community.
  • Work with individuals, groups, families and stakeholders to develop and implement programs to enable Defence students to feel welcome and included within the school community.
  • Monitor young people from Defence families' social and emotional wellbeing and provide advocacy support for them as required.
  • Provide information to young people from Defence families and refer them to appropriate support services when necessary.
  • Identify the issues and needs of students from Defence families and develop resources and programs to support them.
  • Attend network meetings conducted by the local Education Liaison Officer and provide data for end of term and end of year reports.
When working in regulated employment an employee must have a current Working with Children Clearance (blue card) issued by Blue Card Services.

Contact Name: David Slater, Guidance Officer (07) 4759 3444

Closing Date: Sunday, 28 February 2021

To apply please attach the following:
  • A brief 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 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.#LI-PRIORITY

Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote and .

For a full list of the position responsibilities and mandatory requirements, please ensure you download the attached role description and candidate information fact sheet and follow the instructions.

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Before applying for this vacancy please ensure you read the documents below.

Role Description

Information Package for Applicants

Queensland Government

South Townsville, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training




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