Student Support Worker, Skennars Head

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Holy Family Catholic Primary School SKENNARS HEADSkennars Head
Date posted:
Start date: For the 2020 School Year
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Temporary

Student Support Worker

National School Chaplaincy Program (NSCP)

Part-time Temporary (10 hours two day per week)

For the 2020 School Year

The role of the Student Support Worker is to support the emotional wellbeing of students. The NSCP supports schools to provide a school based role that is recognised as part of the whole school approach to pastoral care.

Selection Criteria:

  • Meet the NSCP’s minimum qualification requirements (a Certificate IV in Youth Work or Pastoral Care (or equivalent) which must include competencies (or equivalent) in ‘mental health’ and ‘making appropriate referrals’).
  • Experience in providing support to children and/or young people to address social and emotional needs.
  • Ability to support schools and teachers to identify and develop educational, social and emotional programs to support children and young people who are vulnerable or at risk.
  • Ability to liaise with community service organisations.
  • Experience in mentoring children and/or young people.
  • Well-developed organisational and time management skills with the capacity to work effectively both independently as well as part of a multidisciplinary pastoral care team.
  • Have a demonstrated commitment to personal faith practice

This position will be for the 2020 school year (with possibility of extending to three years).

Applications: Forward written applications as a single document addressing the selection criteria, including your qualifications, experience and suitability for the role of Student Support Worker, along with names and details of two referees.


Murray Deeps – Principal

Holy Family Catholic Primary School

Skennars Head NSW 2478

Ph: (02) 66875311


Applications must be emailed and received by 3.00pm Friday 17 January 2020

Child protection legislation requires preferred applicants to be subject to employment screening.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Information on how to Register for Employment in the Lismore Diocese is available on the Catholic Schools Office website

More about Holy Family Catholic Primary School SKENNARS HEAD
Address: 40 Isabella Drive, Skennars Head, New South Wales, NSW 2478, Australia. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +61 2 6687 5311