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Student Support Officer - Yeronga State High School

Education - Brisbane City, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training
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Full Job Description
An exciting opportunity is available to join our Student Services team for 36.25 hours per week. The successful candidate plays a key role in supporting at-risk students from disengaging from their education in line with the Youth Support Coordinator Initiative.
Job Type: Temporary
Position Type: Full-time
Location: Brisbane - South
Yearly Salary: $74615 - $81815
Contact Name: Sandy Cook

Contact Number:
Closing Date: 05-MAY-21

Image Courtesy of Yeronga State High School

About Yeronga State High School

Yeronga State High School is committed to providing a safe, secure and stimulating learning environment, where risk of harm is minimised and students feel physically and emotionally secure to reach their full potential.

Our school acknowledges that student welfare and student learning outcomes are inextricably linked and that within our school community students have a wide range of needs that require additional support.

Your Role

As the Student Support Officer you will have responsibility for the following:

Innovate data capture management systems and develop subsequent intervention strategies.
Build and sustain positive relationships with students, parents, community and elders, and provide input into local decision making to ensure optimum outcomes.
Liaise with families and conduct home visits to encourage school attendance and to motivate students.
Liaise with students and families to recognise any educational, social, emotional or behavioural issues.
Work within a team based management approach as a contact for students, families or community members regarding any concerns.
Monitor the behaviour and wellbeing of students to identify issues and organise intervention.
Lead and implement initiatives to encourage a positive, caring and supportive environment at the school for students, families and community members.
Act as an independent mediator between the school, students, families and community members to enhance open communication.
Develop innovative and effective strategies for building relationships among students, families, community members and stakeholder groups to promote communication and resolve issues of concern.

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

More information about the Youth Support Coordinator Initiative can be found here or by contacting Vicki Ogilvie, Regional Youth Support Coordinator on 0403 798 131.

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.

Brisbane City, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training


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