SSS Team Leader
- : Department of Education and Training
- : 09-Jun-2020
- : Bairnsdale & Gippsland VIC
An exciting opportunity exists for a Team Leader of Student Support Services (SSS) across the Outer Gippsland Area Team. The successful applicant will be a highly self-motivated team player providing guidance and leadership to a multi-disciplinary team of SSS employees delivering support to schools in the provision of student wellbeing services to improve student learning outcomes. The role requires a level of flexibility and ability to both work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and to manage and lead a team of experienced professionals in the delivery of initiatives in an educational environment. This position plays a key role in contributing to a multi-disciplinary approach in both the identification of learning barriers and the contribution of wellbeing strategies and services in schools through an Area approach.
The purpose of Student Support Services is to assist children and young people facing a range of barriers to learning to achieve their educational and developmental potential through the provision of a range of strategies and specialised support at individ-ual, group, school and Area levels.
Student Support Services (SSS) comprise psychologists, speech pathologists and social workers. SSS work as part of an integrated health and wellbeing team within the department's Area multi-disciplinary teams, focusing on providing group based and individ-ual support, workforce capacity building, and the provision of specialised services. The SSS workforce use the Department's Student Support Services Handbook to guide their work and practices.
Additional information is also available on the Departments website via this link DET Allied Health Careers
This position will be based in Bairnsdale working in the Student Support Services Team, in the Outer Gippsland Area in South Eastern Victoria Region. The successful candidate will work with the Wellington, Bairnsdale Tambo and Far East Network schools and as an Area position the successful applicant will undertake work across the Area in consultation with the SSS Branch Manager. The Outer Gippsland Area has office locations in Sale and Bairnsdale.
Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability. People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. If you require assistance, with the recruitment process, have accessibility or adjustment requirements, please communicate with the contact person listed on this job advertisement or contact the People Division via email:
Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites: www.education.vic.gov.au and http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx.
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