Student Wellbeing Officer
What We’re About
Cire Services Inc. is an advanced, community based, not for profit organisation. Cire operates a range of services to meet community needs through education and provision of services.
- We are a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) offering accredited, pre-accredited, work skills and leisure courses.
- Our Community School, a registered independent school, provides secondary curriculum to students in an alternative school environment.
- Family and Children’s Services supports children’s services for long day care, pre-school programs, occasional care, vacation care and before and after school care
- Community Hubs,bringing people together to connect, learn and contribute in their local community through social, education, recreational and support activities.
We are committed to Child Safety and pride ourselves on advocating for the rights of children.
This role is a brilliant opportunity for professional growth and a rewarding career experience.
What’s on Offer
Cire Community School is a leader in delivering innovative programs to students from years 7 to 12, who have disengaged from education. We have a part time opportunity available for a qualified Student Wellbeing Officer, commencing Term 2 2020. This role is based at either our Mount Evelyn or Yarra Junction campus.
Our Wellbeing Officers support a positive wellbeing culture at Cire Community School. This may involve supporting students requiring assistance with their wellbeing needs on a day to day basis to encourage engagement, providing interventions and referrals on as needs basis, working with external professionals and the student support group, liaising with parents or carers and providing programs to groups of students.
Working as a team, you will collaborate with students and teachers to establish strategies that support self-regulation, assisting students to participate actively in their learning. Your days will be varied, but always active and working with purpose to support the overall wellbeing of Cire students.
Who Are You?
With qualifications in Social Work, Youth Work, Counselling, Education or a related field, you will have experience working effectively with young people and the ability to build rapport and trust. You will have a strong understanding of the complexity of adolescent development and the impact of trauma on development and engagement in education. You will have demonstrated ability to quickly, sensitively and effectively assist with the de-escalation of young people in moments of personal distress.
To enjoy Cire’s environment and culture, you will have a community focus, friendly demeanour and positive attitude. You will demonstrate our Values of Respect, Quality and Integrity. You will enjoy being an integral part of a creative and purposeful team.
As a not for profit, we offer salary packaging and novated leasing, which can provide you with a worthwhile tax saving. Our salaries are competitive and commensurate with experience. Cire is a diverse organisation and we offer an extensive Professional Development Program, with opportunities to network and learn from an amazing team of dedicated people. EAP services, discounted child care and onsite parking can help make life a bit easier. Ongoing team support and internal mentoring is available.
You will have the support of both dedicated teaching staff and Learning Support Officers, and leadership from a dynamic Campus Principal.
If you see yourself fitting in well with us and our vision, please submit both your cover letter and CV to email@example.com. Please note, only candidates who submit both documents will be considered.
For more information, please contact Stephen Duke, Wellbeing Leader on 9736 1457.
The Position Description can be found here