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Student Support Officer (Youth Outreach Worker) - Parkview P...

Department of Education - Barangaroo, NSW

Education, Childcare & Training
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Temporary part-time role working 3 days per week for the period up to 30 January 2025
Location: Parkview Public School


About the school

Parkview Public School is located in the rural town of Leeton, situated in the heart of the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area on Wiradjuri land. The school has a total enrolment of 401 students (including 22% Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students). The school enjoys a strong relationship with an active and dedicated Parents and Citizens Association and has strong links with the Leeton Aboriginal Education Consultative Group. Parkview Public School has a proud history of success in sport, band, choir and creative and practical arts, fostering significant programs linked to these pursuits. The school has a strong commitment to 21st Century Learning , intergrating technology into best practice pedagogy on a daily basis. The school engages heavily in the key transition periods of schooling, facilitating extensive transition programs for Kindergarten and Years 6-7 development and has an explicit focus upon and need for meaningful welfare initiatives. For more information about the school please visit our website http://www.parkview-p.schools.nsw.edu.au/


About the role

Student Support Officers work within the school community to enhance student wellbeing and learning outcomes in partnership with the wellbeing team and the school counselling service. Student Support Officers provide individual and targeted wellbeing support and whole of school wellbeing initiatives and programs that are evidence-based. They have a pivotal role in working collaboratively with external agencies and creating referral pathways for students and families to child and family support agencies.


About the NSW Department of Education

We ensure young children get the best start in life by supporting and regulating the early childhood education and care sector. We are the largest provider of public education in Australia with responsibility for delivering high-quality public education to two-thirds of the NSW student population.

For more information about the Department of Education, please visit NSW Department of Education


How to apply

The NSW Department of Education is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce as an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We encourage diverse applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply for roles in the department.


Note: the selection process will include a range of assessment techniques to assist in determining your suitability for the role.


This is a child-related role. If you are the successful candidate you will be required to obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) Clearance number as a condition of employment (if you do not already have this). For more information, visit https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/child-safe-organisations/working-with-children-check


In addition, your employment may be subject to the Department’s Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check to determine your suitability for employment.

If you are called to interview you will need to provide the following:

Proof of Identity information
Informed Consent Form
Declaration for child-related work


PRE-SCREENING QUESTIONS

  • The role of a Student Support Officer involves working with individuals and groups of students from diverse backgrounds and with a range of learning and support needs. Tell me about a time you had to support a young person/colleague/peer with additional learning and wellbeing needs to achieve a common goal (300 words maximum).
  • Working with young people to achieve positive outcomes requires strengths and skills across personal, interpersonal and professional domains. Outline how you have used these skills in your professional role supporting the wellbeing of one or more young people (300 words maximum).

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Successfully completed a Diploma or Higher qualification in social work, youth work, welfare or related discipline.
  • A current Working with Children Check clearance
  • Knowledge of and commitment to implementing the Department’s Aboriginal Education Policy and upholding the Department’s Partnership Agreement with the NSW AECG and to ensure quality outcomes for Aboriginal people.

For enquiries about this role, contact Travis Irvin, Principal on (02) 6953 2600 or by email at travis.irvin@det.nsw.edu.au

Note: A recruitment pool may be created through this recruitment process. A recruitment pool is a group of applicants who have been assessed and identified as suitable for this role or similar roles, and who may be considered for a range of similar roles, including temporary, term or ongoing roles, over the next 18 months.

Barangaroo, NSW

Education, Childcare & Training




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