LOOKOUT Advisor (Psychology)

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the work of the LOOKOUT Centre in the North Eastern Victoria Region and help students in out of home care achieve the best possible educational outcomes. As a LOOKOUT Learning Advisor, you will work in a multidisciplinary team to ensure that effective student supports are in place; deliver professional development with a focus on the education and wellbeing of students in out of home care; ensure consistency of support and information sharing during school transfers; and contribute to the development of policy and practice across Victoria. The successful applicant will have excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills. Teaching experience will be looked on favourably.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Education and Training
Classification: AH4
Work Location: East Victoria - Various
Reference: VG/DET/NEVR29542
Closing Date: 30-May-2018
Salary Range: $93,867 - $113,572
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: LOOKOUT Advisor - Psychologist PD.docx (Word, 324KB)


Contact: David Rose, LOOKJOUT Principal NEVR
0427 172 928

Position Details

An exciting opportunity exists in the LOOKOUT Education Support Centre in the North Eastern Victoria Region to contribute to helping students in out of home care stay in education and achieve their best.

As a LOOKOUT Learning Advisor, you will work with schools to ensure that all students are effectively supported with Individual Education Plans, Educational Needs Assessments, Student Support Groups and additional resources to which they are entitled; deliver professional development to schools, Child Protection Practitioners and  Community Sector Organisations with a focus on the education and wellbeing of students in out of home care; ensure consistency of support and sharing of information during school transfers; contribute to the development of policy and practice to improve educational outcomes of students in out of home care across Victoria and collaborate across North Eastern Victoria Region.

The successful applicant will have excellent interpersonal skills, an understanding of the out of home care system and supports in Victoria, strong negotiation and communication skills. Teacher qualifications will be looked on favourably, as will experience working with children and families experiencing vulnerability.

For more details regarding this position please see attached position description.

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. 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.

Applications close May 30th, 2018.


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