Student Support Officer

at Brisbane Grammar School
Location Brisbane, Australia
Date Posted January 16, 2022
Category Customer Service
Job Type Full-time
Send Resume at recruitment@brisbanegrammar.com

Description

Student Support Officer Brisbane Grammar School location Brisbane.

The role the Student Support Officer works proactively, professionally, responsibly and collaboratively as a member of the School’s staff, supporting the Head of Academic Services and teachers to enhance the learning outcomes for all students.

The Student Support Officer assists teachers to provide adjustments for identified students in the areas of planning/resources, health management/personal care, safety, curriculum access, access to the learning environment, assessment (including acting as a reader/scribe).

Other duties as directed by the Head of Academic Services (including but not limited to) administrative duties, delivering targeted, structured interventions.

About you knowledge and skills an understanding and appreciation of individuals with disabilities and a preparedness to support students in their learning. Demonstrated experience working in a similar role in a school environment. Qualifications and training in the inclusive education sector, or capacity and willingness to engage in relevant professional learning.

Understanding of and commitment to the ethos of independent schooling. Commitment to implementing a safe working environment and modelling safe practices. Personal and professional qualities. Ability to work in a team and maintain a positive and professional approach to students, colleagues and all other members of the BGS community. Workers in education settings, including schools will need to have received one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by 17 December 2021, and the second dose by 11.59pm on 23 January 2022.

The School Brisbane Grammar School is a non-denominational boys’ school of about 1750 students (Years 5 to 12) overlooking Brisbane CBD. The School maintains a 150-year strong tradition of academic excellence, extensive cocurricular activities and student wellbeing programs. We are fortunate to have a team of dedicated and professional staff who provide an exceptional learning environment responsive to the needs of our students.

Application process Brisbane Grammar School recognises the value of diverse thinking and we encourage qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. To better understand what it means to join BGS, please review the information on our website and social media accounts before submitting your application. You should also familiarise yourself with our key policies and procedures available on the BGS website, which may assist you during the recruitment process.

To help us assess your application, you will be asked some questions when you submit your application. Candidates must disclose any information relevant to their eligibility to engage in activities involving children. Candidates must disclose any information relevant to their suitability to work with or around children. Applicants may be requested to complete skills and psychometric tests as part of the School’s evaluation process.