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Youth Support Coordinator - Pioneer State High School

Education - Mackay, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

We have an exciting opportunity for a dedicated, highly motivated individual to join our growing Student Services Team. The successful applicant will work in conjunction with a highly experienced leadership team delivering outcomes for all students across a range of backgrounds.
Job Type: Temporary
Position Type: Full-time
Location: Mackay region
Yearly Salary: $63527 - $70492
Contact Name: Sandy Cook
Contact Number:
Closing Date: 01-APR-21

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About Pioneer State High School

Pioneer provides a safe and supportive learning environment in a smaller school setting where students receive individualised care and attention. Pioneer is a leading school in the use of consistent, research-based, high quality teaching strategies.

We place a strong emphasis on teacher development, feedback and coaching to ensure that all students consistently have access to the highest standard of teaching practices.

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.
Maintain records of student contact on a daily basis.
Support students to achieve satisfactory learning outcomes.
Develop and monitor post program support as required to meet program performance criteria.
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, implement 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 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.

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.

Employees affected by workplace change will be considered on merit.This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License.