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Youth Support Coordinator - Sunshine Beach State High School , Education

Queensland Government - Sunshine Beach, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training
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JOB DESCRIPTION

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. The successful candidate will provide individual support, case management and, where appropriate, group support to students to maximise their engagement with education and training.

Job details Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification AO3
Workplace Location Sunshine Coast
Job ad reference QLD/NCR371007/21T
Closing date 12-May-2021
Yearly salary
Fortnightly salary
Total remuneration
Salary Other
Job duration Until 10 December 2021 unless otherwise determined
Contact person Paul Fitzgerald
Contact details (07) 5440 4244
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About Sunshine Beach State High School

Located in the beautiful northern part of Queensland's Sunshine Coast, Sunshine Beach State High School is 5km from Noosa's famous Main Beach. Sunshine Beach is a modern, progressive and internationally accredited state high school.

Our school focuses on the development of positive relationships with students and the community, multiple pathways for students, teaching, learning and innovation. We have a strong academic focus and maintain links with several universities, while providing opportunities for workplace learning and certificate courses.

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 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 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.

Employees affected by workplace change will be considered on merit.

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

Sunshine Beach, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training




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