Student Support Officer
Government of Western Australia
South Lake, Australia
1d ago

Department of Education Independent Public School - South Metropolitan Education Region Lakeland Senior High School Student Support Officer 00040157 Level 3, $67,326 - $72,754 per annum (DOE (SSO) CA 2019)

Advertised Vacancy Number : IPS / SS645322

This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 4, 2020

Lakeland Senior High School (SHS) is seeking to appoint a dedicated and hardworking Student Support Officer to join their friendly team.

The successful applicant will be energetic, motivated, enthusiastic, flexible and reliable. They will be expected to provide a high level of customer service in all matters of student services, as required, in a timely and efficient manner.

Applicants who have first aid training will be highly regarded.

The role of Student Support Officer is to assist with administrative processes that ensure a responsive and effective student support service.

Under direction, they will collaborate and conduct discussions with staff, parents / guardians and the community to identify student absenteeism and truancy and to collect and provide case information.

  • Furthermore, they will be expected to assist with the implementation of a range of school attendance strategies; attend and provide supporting information to team meetings, case conferences and other intervention processes;
  • maintain information and record systems and collate and prepare information used in case conferences and to develop strategies and student support programs.

    You may also be required to participate in crisis management and response duties, and provide support for special projects across the college as required.

    Lakeland SHS is an Independent Public School located in South Lake. The school is close to the city and situated near the freeway and Cockburn Central train and bus station.

    Partner primary schools include Beeliar Primary School, Yangebup Primary School, Bibra Lake Primary School and South Lake Primary School.

    Approximately 40% of students live outside of the Lakeland SHS boundary with many selected into our endorsed specialist programs and school developed enrichment programs.

    This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to 12 months following this initial appointment.

    This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.

    To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements (selection criteria) :

  • Good oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to establish and maintain effective and collaborative working relationships.
  • Effective planning and organisational skills, with the ability to manage competing prioritises within timelines.
  • Good research, conceptual and analytical skills, including the ability to identify problems and provide solutions.
  • Skills and experience in working with individual or small groups of students experiencing difficulties.
  • Knowledge of the youth sector, particularly local organisations and services.
  • Applications will be assessed against these work related (selection criteria) of the position. The business needs of the school may also be considered.

    It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.

    The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

    Further information about Lakeland SHS can be found by visiting or .

    Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available .

    For further job related information :

    Please contact Alan Brown, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9412 3100 or emailing .

    Application Instructions

    All applications are submitted online. Select Apply for Job , at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.

    Your application should include :

  • A statement, no more than three (3) pages addressing the Work Related Requirements (selection criteria), in context of the role and business needs of the school
  • A CV of up to four (4) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
  • The contact details for two (2) work related referees (one being your current line manager)
  • It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting Apply for Job .

    You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.

    After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.

    If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.

    Eligibility and training requirements

    Employees will be required to :

  • Provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy;
  • Obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment;
  • Obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check;
  • Complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
  • Complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy;
  • Complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.
  • The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.

    Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Friday, 18 September 2020.




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    WORK TYPE : Permanent - Full Time FTE : 1.0 LOCATION : South Lake CLOSING DATE : 2020-09-18 4 : 30 PM


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