Youth Support Work Officer

$68,175 - $73,820 yearly
  • ACT Government - Department of Education
  • Canberra ACT, Australia
  • 15 Nov, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Student Services

Job Description

University of Canberra High School Kaleen
Full-time Temporary with a Possibility of Permanency

Closes: 29 November 2021

Classification: School Assistant 4
Salary: $68,175 - $73,820 plus superannuation
Position No: 36525
Directorate: Education
Advertised (Gazettal date): 15 November 2021
Contact Officer: Greg Stirling on or (02) 6142 0490

Details: The University of Canberra High School Kaleen is looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated person to join our Student Wellbeing Team. Working independently and as part of a collaborative team to develop, implement, manage and evaluate programs aimed at engaging young people in learning and developing their social and emotional wellbeing.

UC High School Kaleen is medium sized Year 7 to 10 High School with 500 students and over 50 staff located in Belconnen. Our enrolment area includes Kaleen, Giralang, Lawson and McKellar.

Eligibility/Other requirements: Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to-

Note: This is a temporary position available for a period of 12 months with the possibility of permanency. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. In accordance with the Public Health (ACT School or Early Childhood Education and Care Workers COVID-19 Vaccination) Emergency Direction 2021, all ACT Education Directorate employees working in the following education settings will be required to provide evidence of their ability to comply with the public health direction, including having received a current course of an approved COVID-19 vaccine or holding an approved exemption (where applicable):

  • schools that cater for children under 12 (preschool to year 6 schools)
  • specialist schools
  • flexible learning programs, and
  • early childhood education and care services (including out of school hours care)
  • P-10 schools where they share a campus with those younger years.

High schools and colleges that do not share a campus with primary school students are not covered by the mandate.

How to Apply: Please submit your response of no more than two pages addressing the Selection Criteria (professional skills and knowledge and behavioural capabilities), together with your curriculum vitae and names of two referees before the closing date. Please provide evidence of your suitability for the role by including examples that clearly demonstrate your relevant Skills, Knowledge and Behavioural capabilities as required.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

Applicants should note that a Joint Selection Committee (JSC) established in accordance with the collective/enterprise agreement provisions will assess all applications for this position.


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School Type


Job Closing Date

29 Nov, 2021