Student Wellbeing Partner
At Catholic Schools Broken Bay, our Vision is to provide ‘authentic, professional Catholic education, delivered with care and compassion’. The Vision is underpinned by our exciting and robust Towards 2025 Strategy which places students at the centre of everything we do, and which brings schools and Parishes together to work as one. The Towards 2025 Strategy commits our system of schools to being at least as good as the very best, to maximise the learning growth of every student, and to inspire hearts and minds to know Christ and love learning. Covering an expansive geographical area which includes the Central Coast and Sydney’s Northern Beaches and North Shore, Catholic Schools Broken Bay is a system serving 44 Catholic Schools with around 17,000 students from Kindergarten to Year 12.
About The Role
The role of the Student Wellbeing Partner is to provide expert professional advice, consultation, and case management support to Broken Bay systemic school leadership teams, that builds their capacity to support students with complex behaviour, social emotional, and mental health difficulties.
The role supports schools to implement whole school evidence-based practices that maximise student wellbeing and learning outcomes. This is a temporary full-time, parental leave position for 12 months. For the suitable candidate we can consider part-time.
- Provides subject matter expertise and professional judgement in case management support to school leadership teams that supports students with complex behaviour or mental health difficulties that can pose significant risk.
- Provides advice on cognitive, emotional, and behavioural assessments, mental health screeners, and referrals to and liaison with outside agencies.
- Collaborates with school leaders and Safeguarding professionals to appropriately mitigate and manage child safeguarding concerns.
- Leads and/or participates in case management teams, liaising with school, internal professional staff and external health professionals.
- Provides targeted professional learning and coaching to contribute to building the capacity of school staff in supporting and managing student mental health, behaviour and wellbeing.
- Coaches and supports school leaders and teachers in the application and implementation of wellbeing related whole school frameworks such as School-wide Positive Behaviour for Learning and Be You
- Tertiary qualification in Social Work or Psychology
- Membership of AHPRA or AASW
- Valid Working with Children Check
- Current and valid NSW Driver’s Licence
Benefits of Working with Us
- Competitive salary on offer
- Free onsite parking or public transport close by at our head office
- 25% School Fee Discount
- Generous leave entitlements including ex-gratia leave at Christmas time
- Annual Leave Loading
- Salary Packaging
Applications should include:
- A Cover Letter of no more than one page, addressing why you are interested in the role and addressing each of the essential requirements listed above.
- A current Resume
Applications should be sent directly to Cassandra Vasic at [email protected]
Closing Date: 5pm, Friday 29 September, 2023
Please note candidates may be interviewed and appointed prior to the closing date, it is recommended that you submit your application as soon as possible.
Agencies, please note that unsolicited resumes will not be accepted for this position.
New position on COVID-19 vaccinations
Given the current management of risks associated with COVID-19 in the community, and the gradual wind-back of some settings, CSBB has decided to no longer require all staff to be fully vaccinated, effective 19 September 2022. Staff who are not vaccinated will be required to wear masks when working with children at greater risk of serious illness owing to a medical condition and/or physical disability.
Catholic Schools Broken Bay promotes a culture of safety and care for children a nd young people. The Diocesan Office for Safeguarding Charter provides overarching principles that ensure children and young people are at the centre of the work we do and that every child and young person is encouraged to have a voice and participate in their community to their fullest potential. All employees must be aware of the Diocesan Office for Safeguarding Charter and be committed to organisational child safe standards and practice. Successful applicants for child-related roles must meet the requirements of the Working with Children Check