SMYL Community College is looking for a highly motivated Aboriginal Support Officer to assist each student, and in particular Aboriginal students, to identify and achieve their career goals.The College is a referral only ‘Curriculum and Re-engagement in Education' (CARE) School that caters specifically for students who have disengaged from mainstream education at government secondary schools.  The College offers a full-time alternative education programme under the School Education Act 1999 (WA) for 14 to 17 year olds.All students referred to the College have significant barriers to education. Teaching and learning is adjusted, and support services provided, to meet students’ needs. As a CARE school the College provides a programme of study meeting the needs of an individual student delivered through an Individual Education Plan.You will work collaboratively with a dedicated team of professionals including educators, trainers, psychologists, case workers, re-engagement officers to engage students, using a planned case management approach.The successful applicant will be required to:Provide cultural information to the school community to help to better understand Aboriginal students.Promote cultural awareness training for College staff.Provide context information to staff regarding student absences and behaviour, such as events at home or in the Aboriginal community.Promote and organise cross-cultural activities in the School and school community.Support Aboriginal students to engage with learning and manage student behaviour.Communicate with parents about student attendance and performance, including positive news stories.Contribute to making the school a welcoming place to attend and visit.Work collaboratively with College staff to make a significant difference to the engagement, attendance, achievement and retention of young Aboriginal people.It is desirable but not essential that applicants have attained accredited teaching, training, mentoring or related qualification.A current Working with Children Check is essential. Expressions of interest should be submitted to Human Resources at:By mail:           56 Marine Terrace, Fremantle WA 6160By Email:         humanresources@smyl.com.au               65000 AUD Australia - WA Perth Fremantle & Southern Suburbs

Aboriginal Support Officer

  • Curriculum and Re-engagement in Education (CARE) School
  • Assist students who have disengaged from mainstream education
  • Help students identify and achieve their career goals

SMYL Community College is looking for a highly motivated Aboriginal Support Officer to assist each student, and in particular Aboriginal students, to identify and achieve their career goals.

The College is a referral only ‘Curriculum and Re-engagement in Education' (CARE) School that caters specifically for students who have disengaged from mainstream education at government secondary schools.  The College offers a full-time alternative education programme under the School Education Act 1999 (WA) for 14 to 17 year olds.

All students referred to the College have significant barriers to education. Teaching and learning is adjusted, and support services provided, to meet students’ needs. As a CARE school the College provides a programme of study meeting the needs of an individual student delivered through an Individual Education Plan.

You will work collaboratively with a dedicated team of professionals including educators, trainers, psychologists, case workers, re-engagement officers to engage students, using a planned case management approach.

The successful applicant will be required to:

  • Provide cultural information to the school community to help to better understand Aboriginal students.
  • Promote cultural awareness training for College staff.
  • Provide context information to staff regarding student absences and behaviour, such as events at home or in the Aboriginal community.
  • Promote and organise cross-cultural activities in the School and school community.
  • Support Aboriginal students to engage with learning and manage student behaviour.
  • Communicate with parents about student attendance and performance, including positive news stories.
  • Contribute to making the school a welcoming place to attend and visit.
  • Work collaboratively with College staff to make a significant difference to the engagement, attendance, achievement and retention of young Aboriginal people.

It is desirable but not essential that applicants have attained accredited teaching, training, mentoring or related qualification.

A current Working with Children Check is essential.

 

Expressions of interest should be submitted to Human Resources at:

By mail:           56 Marine Terrace, Fremantle WA 6160

By Email:         [email protected]              

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