Full Time Ongoing, Student Support Officer - Yanco Agricultural High School

$65,160 - $95,539 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Yanco NSW 2703, Australia
  • 24 Jun, 2022

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: School Administrative and Support
Job category:

Schools | SASS GSE

Job location:

Regional NSW

Job reference number: 00008ZH2
Number of positions: 1
Total remuneration package: The salary range for this position is $65,160.00 - $95,539.00 per annum (pro-rata for part time roles). The total salary package will include employer's contribution to superannuation and leave loading.
Contact: 02 69511500 - Marni Milne
Closing date: 06/07/2022 - 04:00 PM
Principal network: Narrandera
Staffing area: Griffith
School name: Yanco Agricultural High School
FTE: 1.000


The NSW Department of Education provides, funds and regulates education services for NSW students from early childhood to secondary school, delivering world-class education through its public schools and providing funding support to non-government schools. We employ, develop and support teachers, leaders and other staff to deliver the best outcomes for students and to advance the wellbeing of Aboriginal people.

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.

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Talent Pool

A talent pool may be created through this recruitment process. A talent pool is a group of candidates who have undergone an assessment process and have been identified as suitable for this role or similar roles for a period of 18 months.

Being part of a talent pool means that you may be considered for ongoing or temporary employment for a range of similar roles. This offers exciting opportunities for you to gain a wide range of experiences to build your public service career.


From 8 November 2021 all Department of Education employees undertaking relevant work, including any work conducted on a NSW school site, will be required to meet mandatory double vaccination requirements against COVID-19.

The successful candidate for this position will be required to meet mandatory double vaccination requirements prior to the Department of Education finalizing the appointment of the candidate and entry on duty.

Further information on the Department’s COVID-19 response is available at  https://education.nsw.gov.au/covid-19

Special Notes
About the NSW Department of Education

The Department of Education is the largest provider of public education in Australia with responsibility for delivering high-quality public education to two-thirds of the NSW student population.

We welcome applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTQIA+ community, veterans, refugees and people with disability.

If we can make some adjustments to our recruitment/interview process to better enable you to shine, please contact the Diversity and Inclusion Team (dandi@det.nsw.edu.au) or visit NSW Department of Education Diversity and Inclusion

Additional School Information (Optional)

Yanco Agricultural High School is a selective, co-educational, fully residential school consisting of 240 students who reside across all of New South Wales and in some cases interstate. Located in the New South Wales Riverina, 12 kilometres from Leeton, the school has 280 hectares, including 180 hectares of intensive irrigation and dry land agriculture and is bordered by the Murrumbidgee River.

On the school grounds students have access to tennis courts, a gymnasium, swimming pool, 10 hectares of sporting ovals, after-hours library and resource centre, as well as a host of individual and team activities at school and in the local community.

The school has outstanding agricultural facilities and is a leader in agricultural education. Programs include show stock teams in sheep, beef cattle, equine and poultry who travel extensively and provide additional opportunities for students to excel if this is their area of interest.

The school has a diverse range of staff with varying experience and expertise who support both the day and residential component of the school. The Strategic Plan identifies a focus on improving literacy and numeracy skills, HSC achievement, student wellbeing, excellence in Agriculture and enhancing community partnerships.

The school community is invested in working in partnership with the school to develop and deliver on a common vision where every student has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

How to Apply
To apply for this role, please submit in either Word or PDF format:

1. A cover letter (max 2 pages)

  • demonstrating how your skills, knowledge and professional experience meet the focus capabilities as outlined in the role description

2. A target question response (maximum 300 words per target question)

  • answering the two targeted questions below

3. A current resume (max 5 pages)

  • including name, phone number/s and email for two professional referees

4. Copies of your qualifications and/or academic transcripts

Note: it is a requirement that all candidates submit their applications online via iworkfor.nsw . No paper based, email based or late applications will be accepted

If you are successfully progressed to interview, you will be required to provide

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