SSS Behaviour Analyst

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated Behaviour Analyst to provide services to primary and secondary schools in the Western Melbourne Area. The successful applicant will collaborate with other members of a multi-disciplinary Student Support Services (SSS) team, supporting schools to identify and address contextual factors impacting student(s) behaviour and engagement. This can encompass a range of behaviour analytic activities including direct assessment of complex behaviours, designing interventions, increasing staff capacity to support students, and providing recommendations to school principals and networks on school wide practices with the goal of improving the health, wellbeing and academic outcomes of students.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: AH3
Work Location: Melbourne - Western Metro
Reference: VG/DET/RSG/20008006B
Closing Date: 02-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: until 14/1/2024
Attachments: Attach 2 Behaviour Analyst AH3.docx (Word, 444KB)
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Contact: Evi Kadar

Position Details

SSS Behaviour Analyst

Working in our Student Support Services team is deeply meaningful, highly rewarding, challenging, and dynamic and gives you the opportunity to make a positive contribution to the lives of children and young people, their families, schools, and communities. You'll work with a diverse group of people who share a common goal, and you will be well supported to use your professional skills and knowledge to provide specialised support at the individual, group, school, and area level. Our dynamic team comprises Speech Pathologists, Psychologists, Social Workers and Occupational Therapists. You will also work with other Area and regional staff, such as, Education Improvement Leaders, Visiting Teachers, School Nurses and Professional Practice Leaders to improve learning and wellbeing outcomes in schools.

You will have access to:

  • Structured induction and a range of regular professional development opportunities, e.g. Peer and 1:1 supervision/coaching - both discipline specific and team based supervision
  • Continuing Professional Development requirements of your professional organisation
  • Mentors to help build a professional career
  • Implementation of a range of innovative practice opportunities that help to meet all, some and individualised student need, e.g. Combination of consultation and direct work with students and teacher
  • Building awareness within and across the Department of Education of the role of behaviour in student learning and wellbeing success
  • Working with teachers and school leaders to influence (system) change
  • Access to up to date resources and technology
  • Flexible work arrangements

If you are passionate about helping children and young people reach their full potential, and like working in a collaborative multidisciplinary team - then a role in Student Support Services is the job for you.

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

The Department values diversity and inclusion in all forms - gender, religion, ethnicity, LGBTIQ+, disability and neurodiversity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about our work, working for the Department, diversity and inclusion, and our employment conditions visit the Department website , HRWeb and our Diversity and Inclusion page

The Department of Education and Training (the Department) is committed to, so far as is reasonably practicable, providing and maintaining a working environment for its employees that is safe and without risks to health and that other persons are not exposed to health and safety risks arising from the Department's activities. The Department COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (Policy) requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19).

The Department's Policy outlines the requirements for all employees, prospective employees who (or may need to) work outside of their ordinary place of residence and attend a workplace of the Department or workplace of another Employer on behalf of the Department and its portfolio agencies. Subject to exceptions, only employees, and prospective employees with up-to-date vaccination status (see definitions section of the policy) against COVID-19 and who provide evidence of their Vaccination Status are permitted to work for the department outside their ordinary place of residence.

For this role, you are required to submit proof of full vaccination as part of the recruitment process and prior to commencement employment. Please refer to the above link for more information. This role requires onsite attendance at one or more Department work locations.

Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites: and

Applications close 2 February 2023

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