Student Wellbeing Assistant

Sacred Heart College - Newtown


Admin / SSO / Non-Teaching

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time (0.85 FTE)

Applications Close: 11 October 2021

Work within a close team to empower and enable all students to flourish! Fantastic school hours (8:30am - 3:30pm) with paid School Holiday leave 28 January 2022 - 26 January 2023 | Fixed Term, Part time (5 days) ESS role

<p>Sacred Heart College is a proud, dynamic, high performing school community with strong traditions, a rich history and a deep sense of community and welcome. Our Catholic identity is best exemplified through a program of education that encourages students and staff to pursue the Mercy values of compassion, justice, respect, hospitality, service and courage. The Sacred Heart Way is identified through actions that uphold and advance Catherine McAuley’s vision of the lived Gospel, which is at the heart of our community.</p><p>Strategy 2021 and Beyond articulates our vision of educating girls in the Mercy tradition to make a difference in our changing world. Key elements of the strategy focus on opportunities to reimagine learning that enables members of our school community to be creative, self-directed and critical thinkers, who are inspired to learn, whose natural inquisitiveness is nurtured and who strive for excellence.</p><p><br /></p><p>THE POSITION</p><p>The Student Wellbeing Assistant acts as a first point of contact for students presenting to Mercy House, providing assistance and applying procedures that enable students to navigate appropriate avenues of support. They assist the House Leaders and Inclusion and Diversity Network with a variety of activities to enable best-practice approaches to student wellbeing.</p><p><br /></p><p>ABOUT YOU</p><p>In addition to being able to lead the Key Responsibilities indicated in the position description, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate sound responses to the following selection criteria:</p><p><br /></p><p>Essential</p><p>Experience managing highly confidential and sensitive information/data</p><p>Experience in administration, preferably providing support to a team</p><p>Strong computer and technical skills including proficiency in Microsoft products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc)</p><p>Strong administration skills including minute taking and data collation and presentation</p><p>Competence and ease navigating a variety of systems and platforms</p><p>Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with key stakeholders to enhance outcomes for young people</p><p>An awareness and understanding of the challenges students may encounter in their education</p><p>Youth Mental Health First Aid qualification (or willingness to obtain)</p><p>Commitment to work within and positively advance the College’s Mission and Mercy values</p><p>Understanding and/or appreciation of the principles of a Catholic community organisation</p><p><br /></p><p>Desirable<br /></p><p>Experience working with young people seeking support<br /></p><p>Relevant qualification, or involvement in relevant networks</p><p>All employees are subject to appropriate employment and compliance checks prior to and during employment. This position requires a current Police Check, Working with Children Check and drivers’ licence. Classification is ESS Level 2, Category B, and is in accordance with the Victorian Catholic Education Multi Enterprise Agreement 2018.</p><p><br /></p><p>APPLICATION PROCESS</p><p>Applications must include:</p><p>a cover letter addressing the selection criteria above, and<br /></p><p>a resume,</p><p>and can be addressed to Ms Anna Negro, Principal.</p><p>Candidates viewing this advertisement on external websites such as Seek must visit the advertisement on the College website to access the position description and attachments. </p><p>Please note, applications sent directly to a member of the College will not be accepted. </p><p><br /></p><p><br /></p>
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