Family Liaison Officer (FLO)
Family Liaison Officer (FLO)
At Catholic Schools Broken Bay, we have a new vision to provide ‘authentic, professional Catholic education, delivered with care and compassion’. The vision is underpinned by our exciting and robust Towards 2025 Strategy which places students at the centre of everything we do, and which brings schools and Parishes together to work as one. The Towards 2025 Strategy commits our system of schools to being at least as good as the very best, to maximise the learning growth of every student, and to inspire hearts and minds to know Christ and love learning.
Covering an expansive geographical area which includes the Central Coast and Sydney’s Northern Beaches and North Shore, Catholic Schools Broken Bay is a system serving 44 Catholic Schools with around 17,000 students from Kindergarten to Year 12.
About the Role
Catholic Schools Broken Bay exists to inspire hearts and minds to know Christ, love learning and to use their talents be the very best they can be. Key to this is the relationships between home, school and parish. Catholic Schools Broken Bay is seeking suitably qualified and experienced candidates to enhance family support at St Cecilia’s Catholic Primary School, Wyong (2 days per week) and MacKillop Catholic College, Warnervale (3 days per week). This can be a full-time role or 2 separate part-time positions. This is a contract position for a minimum of one year with the strong possibility of extension for the right person(s).
The Family Liaison Officer (FLO) position exists to provide family support and parent engagement strategies to school communities and to contribute to strong family/school partnerships. Services provided will be developed according to the needs of the individual school community. Reporting to the Principal, the FLO acts as a resource to identify services in the community in response to the complex needs of families to improve student safety, education, wellbeing and overall life outcomes. Along with the school counsellor and other allied services, including CSBB Attendance Officer, and as directed by the Principal, the FLO will contribute to the case management of students through provision of family support.
- Supportive of, or can demonstrate, an understanding and commitment to the ethos of Catholic faith in an educational context.
- Can articulate a vision and encourage processes for home/school/parish and community partnerships.
- promotes teamwork and collaboration in all activities and positively contributes to a safe and harmonious work environment.
- Demonstrated experience in working with families especially in a school context.
- Involvement in case management approach to supporting parents.
- Experience facilitating high quality group work, such as parent education and parenting support programs.
- Evidence of applying the Continuous Improvement Cycle into all areas of work including reflecting on and evaluating activities.
- Competent record keeping, computer and IT skills.
Qualifications and Required Documentation
- Tertiary?qualifications and experience in Social Work, Social Sciences, Welfare, Psychology, Allied Health, Education, or related discipline.
- Valid Working with?Children Check.
- Current NSW Driver’s License.
- Comprehensively insured motor vehicle.
Be part of a passionate team committed to delivering authentic Catholic education with care and compassion. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience as well as opportunities for professional development and growth.
Catholic Schools Broken Bay promotes a culture of safety and care for children and young people. The Diocesan Office for Safeguarding Charter provides overarching principles that ensure children and young people are at the centre of the work we do and that every child and young person is encouraged to have a voice and participate in their community to their fullest potential. All employees must be aware of the Diocesan Office for Safeguarding Charter and be committed to organisational child safe standards and practice. Successful applicants for child-related roles must meet the requirements of the Working with Children Check.
Vaccination Requirements for Our Staff
All NSW school staff are required to have received two doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid contraindication medical certificate in accordance with the Public Health (COVID-19 Vaccination of Education and Care Workers) Order 2021. These requirements are essential to gain employment with Catholic Schools Broken Bay. Your vaccination status may be discussed as part of the recruitment and selection process.
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