Youth Support Coordinator - Capalaba State College

$66,744 - $74,062 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Brisbane QLD, Australia
  • 16 Jun, 2022

Job Description

The South East Region is looking for a suitable applicant to take up the role of Youth Support Coordinator attached to one of our regional Positive Learning Centres. The Positive Learning Centre's focus on partnering with schools and parents to identify and understand obstacles to positive student engagement, and to provide additional targeted strategies that complement and enhance existing supports for identified disengaged students

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification AO3
Workplace Location Brisbane - East
Job ad reference QLD/SER424671/22T
Closing date 29-Jun-2022
Yearly salary $66744 - $74062
Fortnightly salary $2558.30 - $2838.80
Job duration Until 09 December 2022 unless otherwise determined
Contact person Sarah Tkaczyk
Contact details 0460 024 216

About the School:

Our College offers education from Prep to Year 12 ensuring continuity through all phases of learning. We strive to support and encourage every individual student to reach their potential and feel a sense of belonging and pride in all that they do. The way that students wear their uniform, speak to others and behave, is a very important part of their development at Capalaba State College. Being well disciplined in all aspects of their college life prepares them well for the workplace or tertiary study and as future citizens.

About the Role

As the Youth Support Coordinator you will work as part of the Turning Point team to improve academic and social outcomes for all students. Some of your tasks will include:

  • Identifying barriers to young people achieving outcomes and completing referral to appropriate support services.
  • Providing individual support, case management and, where appropriate, group support to students to maximise their engagement with education and training.
  • Developing and fostering relationships between the school and families of students to assist at risk students to remain engaged with education or training.
  • Conducting home visits with students and their families, as appropriate, to advise and provide strategies for a more positive educational experience.
  • Maintaining accurate records of student contact on a daily basis.

Please note that this is a regional position, based at the Turning Point Positive Learning Centre (PLC), located at Capalaba State College. Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to undertake travel to various schools and locations within the South East region.

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

Interested? To apply:

  • Attach a brief resume (maximum 2 pages) including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • Attach 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.
  • Please note: Engagement in this position is subject to the person fully satisfying the COVID-19 vaccination requirements outlined in the attached Candidate Information Fact Sheet 2022. Applicants are asked to submit evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination with their application.

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.