Defence School Mentor - St Peter Claver College, RIVERVIEW

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St Peter Claver College is a dynamic co-educational Catholic Secondary School under the governance of the Brisbane Archdiocese and Brisbane Catholic Education. It aligns with the Marist attributes of presence, Simplicity, Family Spirit, Love of Work and In the Way of Mary. This affiliation and alignment ensures that our students are at our core and each one is valued in their Sacred Uniqueness.

St Peter Claver College caters for the diverse learning needs of approximately 1000 students in Years 7 to 12 from the Ipswich and surrounding region. The College is committed to an Explicit Teaching Educational Framework that ensures that there is growth, capacity building and genuine teaching and learning engagement in many, varied contexts. The College has students pursuing academic courses, vocational/trade based courses, individualised learning plans and every variation in between.

The College is committed to quality outcomes in every sphere of life and work within it, and reflects current, effective and high quality pedagogical practices and processes.

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The position of Defence School Mentor at St Peter Claver College requires a highly motivated and innovative person to join a team dedicated to nurturing engagement with the College community.

The Defence School Mentor (DSM) provides information, support and develops a range of activities for dependants of Defence members and families to ease the impact of mobility and service-related parental absences.

The DSM operates within the Catholic educational environment and culture and reports to the Business Manager. A significant relationship also exists with the Principal and the College Leadership Team. The local Defence Community Organisation Education Liaison Officer (EDLO) and the DSM will also be in close contact for advice, support and training needs.

Please refer to the attached role description for further details.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • have a commitment to and understanding of the ethos and traditions of Catholic Education;
  • hold a Paid Employee Positive Notice Blue Card prior to commencement; and
  • be eligible to work in Australia for the duration of the appointment.

Estimated Start Date:  Commencing March 2021

Position Tenure:  Fixed Term

Weeks Worked:  School term weeks only (holidays unpaid)

Tenure Duration (If Fixed Term):  [[JOB: Tenure Duration]]

Total Paid Hours (per wk) & Days Required: Minimum 12 Hours per week - Term time. Contract till end of Term 4, 2021. Extension to tenure subject to funding.

Salary Level, Range or Hourly Rate: School Officer Level 4  - $31.44 per hour plus Superannuation

Employment Conditions:  Diocesan Catholic Education Employing Authorities in Queensland Single Interest Agreement

This position involves working with children.  The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child related employment in accordance with the law.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Contact Person:  Gerard Kraatz

Contact Telephone Number:   07 38105900

Contact Email:

Closing Date:                            02-Mar-2021

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