Job ID: 1222496
Location: Brentwood Secondary College
Department: Brentwood Secondary College
Role Type: Mental Health Practitioner
Subjects/Duties: View Subject/Duties
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Ongoing/Fixed Term: Fixed Term
Classification: Ed Support Level 1-Range 4
Apply By: 04/18/2021
Contact Name: Kellie Rosenfeld
Phone: 03 8545 0300
School Website: https://brentwood.vic.edu.au
Brentwood Secondary College is located in the eastern Melbourne suburb of Glen Waverley. The College has a student population of 1690 with almost equal numbers of boys and girls. Brentwood is a vibrant learning community where all students are supported and encouraged to achieve success and to pursue excellence. A learning community is one in which all members of the community are continually learning, both individually and together; and where everyone is continually striving to improve.
The values that underpin the behaviours of the Brentwood Secondary College community include the values for community: compassion, empathy, integrity, respect and responsibility; and the values for learning: creativity, curiosity, discipline, reflection and resilience.
Brentwood Secondary College prides itself on academic excellence and excellent pastoral care. Students are supported in their intellectual, emotional, social and physical development by a highly professional group of teachers and education support staff. While the College focus is very much on academic excellence the belief that happy, healthy, resilient students learn best and achieve their best is a guiding philosophy.
For futher information please visit our website: https://brentwood.vic.edu.au/
The Mental Health Practitioners (MHP) initiative provides for a suitably qualified mental health professional in all government secondary school campuses.
Operating in collaboration with the Department of Education and Training's Area-based multi-disciplinary teams, this role will have the following functions:
Education Support Class Level 1 Range 4
The successful applicant will be an experienced professional who will carry out their duties and responsibilities, relative to their professional discipline, with a high level of autonomy and with minimal reliance on professional supervision. The successful applicant will be responsible for the development and implementation of professional support programs within an educational environment, including guidance to other professional staff.
As an education support class position, this role supports the educational services being provided to students, but will not include duties of teaching as defined in clause 2.6.1 of the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 (Vic).
For more information on the responsibilities of an Education support class level 1 range 4 employee, please visit:
The Victoria State Government is the executive administrative authority of the Australian state of Victoria.
As a parliamentary constitutional monarchy, the State Government was first formed in 1851 when Victoria first gained the right to responsible government. Since the federation of Australia in 1901, Victoria has been a state, to which the Constitution of Australia regulates its relationship with the Australian Government. Under the Constitution, all states ceded legislative and judicial supremacy to the federal government but retain powers in matters not in conflict with federal law.