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Link and Launch Coordinator - Prosperpine State High SchoolQueensland Government
Image Courtesy of Proserpine State High School About the School:Established in 1963, Proserpine State High School services a diverse range of communities and offers excellent holistic educational opportunities for young adolescents of the Whitsunday Region of Queensland. This varied cultural backdrop enriches the learning environment, and underpins the wide range of curriculum offerings available. A wide range of both academic and vocational subjects is available, senior students have a choice of 35 subjects while junior students have 20 to 30 subjects from which to choose, depending upon the year level.
As the only state high school in our area we provide a wide variety of pathways to further learning and future employment. We enjoy a proud academic reputation, with a large proportion of our students progressing to university and extraordinary careers. Our vocational focus is also varied, with many school-based apprenticeships and traineeships arranged every year, thanks to a highly supportive community.
About the Role:As the Link and Launch Coordinator, you will oversee the delivery of the school-based Link and Launch program, engaging with local agencies, support services, training providers, business and industry partners to maximise opportunities and secure pathways for Year 12 completers at risk of not transitioning to further work or study. As the Link and Launch Coordinator you will have responsibility for the following: Undertake the establishment of an outreach program to link with Year 12 completers who are not in study or employment, and provide information and available employment opportunities and practices, careers and courses relevant to their individual situation. Develop and maintain relationships with education and training providers, employers, and other key agencies, including setting up appointments, and following up to support the connection with the program.
Actively engage with universities, training organisations, employers, industry groups, community organisations and other agencies to source study or work pathways and implement actions to assist young people to make a timely, meaningful and successful transition to education, training or employment. Provide practical assistance to young people to access required services to remove barriers to their engagement in education, training or employment, including transporting young people to appointments, assisting young people to access financial payments through Centrelink, etc. Develop engagement activities and market the benefits of Link and Launch for past students of the State High School/College.
Please view the Role Description for a full list of responsibilities. When working in regulated employment an employee must have a current Working with Children Clearance (blue card) issued by Blue Card Services. 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....