Student Welfare – Primary and Secondary Students

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Heathdale Christian College

Heathdale Christian College is a thriving learning community that strives to enable staff and students to fulfil their unique God-given potential. We seek to grow each student’s love for learning over their journey with us. Nurturing their sense of awe and wonder as they grow academically, personally, spiritually and through their co-curricular endeavours.

Our staff work together to create an environment geared for learning that impacts the lives of each student. This culture of excellence is built through a deep desire to show initiative, to build capacity, to learn and grow so we make things better. Ultimately fulfilling God’s call for our careers. This mindset is not self-serving. It arises from the knowledge that each member of staff serves a higher calling on their lives. ‘To God be the glory’ is not a throwaway statement for us, but rather evidence of a heart that serves God through daily work.

We have an exciting opportunity for a position of Student Welfare – Primary/Secondary to join our Heathdale team working at our Melton campus on a fulltime basis.

As a College we believe that God calls us to minister to the whole person. In order to nurture the well-being of the students placed in our care there is a need to have access to and support of specifically trained carers within our community, our Student Welfare – Primary/Secondary team fill this specific need.

All activities, initiatives and responsibilities of the College’s Student Welfare team is to be done so as a servant of God the Father, and in the strength of Jesus – God the Son, and with the enablement of God the Holy Spirit, the Teacher and Comforter. As such the College’s Student Welfare team will need to be able to provide, comfort, counsel and wisdom to students, staff and their families from a biblical worldview.

Benefits of working with us:

• Our staff are encouraged to continue to develop and grow in their skills at the College

• Work in a Christian and caring work environment

• Strong support in your career

To be successful in this position you will need the following:

• Minimum of degree qualification in Youth Work, Diploma in Counselling, or Certificate IV in School Chaplaincy with equivalent industry experience.

• Prior experience with students or young people.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate sensitively and respectfully with a variety of stakeholders.

• Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

• Valid WWCC ‘E’ & Police Check.

Position closes: Friday 5th July 2024 at 4pm.

How to apply:

Please go to the employment page to submit an application via the employment portal https://www.heathdale.vic.edu.au/employment/ or contact the People and Development on recruitment@heathdale.vic.edu.au

The College has a zero tolerance of child abuse. We have established a series of Policies, Procedures and a Code of Conduct for all employees, volunteers and contractors working with our students. This is aimed to protect children from abuse and embed a culture of child safety in the school environment.

 

To apply for this job please visit www.heathdale.vic.edu.au.

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