Job ID: 1222292
Location: St Helena Secondary College
Department: St Helena Secondary College
Role Type: Mental Health Practitioner
Subjects/Duties: View Subject/Duties
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Ongoing/Fixed Term: Fixed Term
Classification: Ed Support Level 1-Range 4
Apply By: 04/14/2021
Contact Name: Jenny Heathcote
Phone: 03 9438 8500
School Website: www.sthelena.vic.edu.au
NOTE; THURSDAY IS THE WORKING DAY REQUIRED.
St Helena Secondary College is a co-educational state secondary school of approx. 1600 students located in leafy Eltham North. St Helena is a recognised high demand school, a reflection of the high esteem in which it is held by the wider community.
The College is a vibrant learning institution with a progressive attitude to change. Our commitment to building teacher capacity has paved the way for a targeted approach to high quality instruction, and the integration of 21st century technology with our teaching and learning model. The College is warm and friendly with traditional values of respect, responsibility and personal best. It has one of the most extensive extra-curricular programs possible with musical bands, arts, performance and sporting opportunities. We have a very high retention rate, with a focus on providing pathways for all our students. Our mantra is “we educate the whole child”, and we aim to develop resilient life-long learners who are able to contribute positively to society. A positive psychology framework and dedication to continuous improvement drives us all to live our motto 'Dare to be Excellent'. We benefit from the active involvement of a large number of parent and alumni volunteers, and see ourselves very much as a community.
The Mental Health Practitioners (MHP) initiative provides for a suitably qualified mental health professional in all government secondary school campuses.
Operating in collaboration with the Department of Education and Training's Area-based multi-disciplinary teams, this role will have the following functions:
Education Support Class Level 1 Range 4
The successful applicant will be an experienced professional who will carry out their duties and responsibilities, relative to their professional discipline, with a high level of autonomy and with minimal reliance on professional supervision. The successful applicant will be responsible for the development and implementation of professional support programs within an educational environment, including guidance to other professional staff.
As an education support class position, this role supports the educational services being provided to students, but will not include duties of teaching as defined in clause 2.6.1 of the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 (Vic).
For more information on the responsibilities of an Education support class level 1 range 4 employee, please visit:
The Victoria State Government is the executive administrative authority of the Australian state of Victoria.
As a parliamentary constitutional monarchy, the State Government was first formed in 1851 when Victoria first gained the right to responsible government. Since the federation of Australia in 1901, Victoria has been a state, to which the Constitution of Australia regulates its relationship with the Australian Government. Under the Constitution, all states ceded legislative and judicial supremacy to the federal government but retain powers in matters not in conflict with federal law.