Youth Support Coordinator - St Helens State School

$24,695 - $27,402 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • St Helens QLD 4356, Australia
  • 20 Jun, 2022

Job Description

The youth coordinator will work collaboratively with the principal, guidance officer, inclusion teachers & school chaplain to develop programs to further support the wellbeing needs of all students in the school. Early education and community engagement are priorities for St Helens State School. The successful applicant will have a willingness to relaunch the Shining Stars Playgroup program.

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Part-time
Occupational group Community Engagement and Education
Classification AO3
Workplace Location Wide Bay
Job ad reference QLD/NCR425843/22T
Closing date 03-Jul-2022
Yearly salary $24695 - $27402
Fortnightly salary $946.57 - $1050.35
Job duration A period of 6 months unless otherwise determined
Contact person Kim Burns
Contact details (07) 4120 2222

About the School:

St Helens State School is an Independent State Primary School that caters for approximately 300 students from Prep to Year 6.

Located on the outskirts of Maryborough, St Helens State School is known for its strong connections with the community and enjoys a supportive parent body and dedicated P&C.

About the 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.

Please view the Role Description for a full list of duties.

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

Contact Name: Kim Burns, (07) 4120 2222

Closing Date: Sunday, 03 July 2022

Interested? To apply:

  • Attach a brief resume 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.