Education Officer: Behaviour Support, Newcastle West

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Catholic Schools Office Maitland- NewcastleNewcastle West
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
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Location NEWCASTLE WEST Catholic Schools Office
Vacancy TypeContract
Description The Director of Schools invites applications from suitably qualified, experienced, and highly motivated personnel for the position of Education Officer: Behaviour Support (0.6 FTE)
Position Requirements As a member of the Student Support Unit, within Teaching and Learning Services, the Education Officer: Behaviour Support will assist staff in schools to build their capacity to implement frameworks, programs, and practices to support students with complex needs and challenging behaviour.
Essential Criteria • A clear understanding of, and commitment to, the ethos of Catholic schools
• Qualifications in special education / psychology / mental health or related field
• Extensive experience in supporting a System of schools (K-12) to assist students with behavioural, social-emotional, and mental health difficulties
• Proven ability to support schools in the implementation of whole school frameworks such as School-wide Positive Behaviour for Learning, and Be You
• An understanding of Case Management Models in schools
• A working knowledge of the Disability Discrimination Act and the Disability Standards for Education and their implications for schools
• Demonstrated ability to support schools in the selection and implementation of SEL programs (K-12)
• Extensive experience in the delivery of professional development for school staff and parents
• Proven ability to work collaboratively within a team environment
• Excellent organisational, communication and information technology skills
• 3 referees to be listed on application
•Working With Children number must be recorded on your application
Finishing Date20/12/19
Conditions of EmploymentConditions and salary commensurate with the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle Catholic Schools Office Employees Enterprise Agreement 2017 - Education and Professional Officers salary scale 3.3.
Applications Close Monday 10 December, 2018
InstructionsForward your Curriculum Vitae together with a covering letter addressing selection criteria via email (preferred) as one pdf to the contact person.
Contact Name Telephone
  Kathy Gillespie ( 4979 1308
Applications to:

By email (preferred):

Kathy Gillespie

By post:

Catholic Schools Office
PO Box 714

Specific School Requirements/ Additional Info Applications together with current Curriculum Vitae to be emailed as one pdf document (Ref 8291) to no later than 4pm Applications should address each of the position requirements as listed for this position and provide names and contact details of three referees, one being the applicant's immediate supervisor.

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More about Catholic Schools Office Maitland- Newcastle
Address: PO Box 714, Newcastle, New South Wales, NSW 2300, Australia
Telephone: +61 2 4979 1200