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Student Support Worker - Spinifex State College, Residential CampusQueensland Government
Image Courtesy of Spinifex State College About the School:The Residential Campus provides 24-hour care and support for boarding students who attend either the Junior or Senior Campuses of Spinifex State College - Mount Isa. Our school is the largest secondary school in the north west providing a quality education to students from Mount Isa and surrounding communities. Our vision is to provide an education that develops clever, skilled and creative Spinifex graduates.
We provide a wide range of learning opportunities to ensure that we are able to support the learning needs of our diverse student population. Our students, staff, parents and community work closely together to identify each child's particular strengths and challenges and then to develop a learning program suited to their needs. Staff are focussed on working with students to support and challenge them to achieve to their potential.
About the Role:As the Student Support Worker you will have responsibility for the following: Provide around the clock pastoral care to adolescent students living away from home in a residential campus, with specific responsibilities for: planning weekly and daily activity sessions for students. monitoring the health and wellbeing of students under pastoral care . enforcing residential rules and policies such as bedtime, departure, visitor and study.
Monitor the behaviour of students and apply behaviour management strategies in order to assist students gain positive educational and social outcomes. Monitor the overall behaviour of students in order to identify if any individuals are experiencing problems and organise intervention before such problems get out of hand. Actively participate in team discussions to develop and implement initiatives designed to encourage a positive, caring and supportive residential environment for students.
Actively contribute to the development and management of a safe and secure environment for secondary students residing at the campus by rigorously applying all systems and procedures. Please view the Role Description for a full list of responsibilities. About You: The ideal applicant should have experience in working with adolescents in a residential care facility Current First Aid training Current Working with Children Clearance (blue card) issued by Blue Card Services.
LR bus licence Work on a 24 hour, 7 day rotational roster - The Student Support Worker will need to work hours which suit the needs of the boarders and generally work five shifts per week, and accrue ADO hours to cover school breaks. To apply please attach the following: A brief 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....