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Transition Support Teacher - Secondary - Far North Queensland

Queensland Department of Education - Vincent, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training
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The Transition Support Service is an initiative of the Department of Education Queensland. The service was established in 2007 to assist youth from remote communities in Cape York who have to leave home to make the transition to the secondary phase of schooling. The Transition Support Service assists students and their families to gain and take up placements at secondary schools and stay enrolled at school until the end of Year 12.

As the Transition Support Teacher you will develop strong networks and partnerships across agencies with a focus on providing necessary support and intervention for students and families from remote communities transitioning from primary school to secondary boarding school.

Your Role

As the Transition Support Teacher you will have responsibility for (but not limited to) the following:

  • Develop strong networks across agencies with a focus on provision of necessary support for students from remote communities.
  • Support eligible young people who are in the community and who have exited early from boarding school to re-engage with learning or other pathways through a case management process ensuring students have access to support and interventions that enable them to complete year 12 or equivalent.
  • Facilitate communication and/or mediation when required between students, parents/carers, school and residential staff and other relevant support agencies including ABSTUDY.
  • Consult and collaborate with TSS Secondary Transition Team to support the parents/carers of current Year 7-12 boarding school students to connect with their child's boarding school and to engage with their child's secondary schooling.
  • Advocate and take action as required in situations that impact on student enrolment, engagement and retention at school and in the residential facility.
A Mandatory Requirement Of This Role Is

Current full registration, or current provisional registration with eligibility for full registration, as a teacher in Queensland. Information on registration requirements is available atenquiries@qct.edu.auor on toll free 1300 720 944.

To Apply Please Attach The Following
  • A brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • A maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to the key capabilities under the ‘How you will be assessed' section in the attached role description.
Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

Occupational group Education & Training

Vincent, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training


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