Education Case Manager
- Gippsland Education Support Services
- Morwell office
- Ongoing Full Time/Part Time - 0.8EFT
For over 140 years, Berry Street has adapted to a changing world, and we will continue to adapt to achieve our purpose. We believe children, young people and families should be safe, thriving and hopeful. Our Vision for 2022: Together we will courageously change lives and reimagine service systems. We look forward to working with children, young people, families, carers, staff and partners to achieve this vision.
Berry Street Education Services provide a range of educational programs across Victoria including a multi-campus school, VCAL and other specialist education and outreach programs which support disengaged students.Education Support Services in the Gippsland region provide trauma-informed educational support to young people, most of whom live in residential care and have complex needs. These young people are usually experiencing difficulties in their education setting or require assistance to re-engage with education.
About the role:
The Education Case Manager provides assessment, educational planning, ongoing support and tutoring for young people living in residential care who are struggling to engage in an education program. The delivery of curriculum requires a flexible, diverse and creative approach to meet the individual needs of students with complex needs and behaviours. This role works collaboratively with other education workers in a wide variety of settings to obtain optimum outcomes for students.
We are seeking an enthusiastic Education Case Manager with an ability to effectively engage with and teach a diverse range of students who have multiple and complex needs and behaviours. You will have the ability to assess student literacy and numeracy and teach directly to student academic needs as well as the capacity to teach skills where there are gaps in students’ learning and effectively engage with and teach a diverse range of students . A flexible approach to teaching using an integrated learning approach is essential for this work.
A current VIT registration and WWCC is required, and additional qualifications in special education and/or welfare would be well regarded.
What can Berry Street offer you?
- A thorough induction program
- Ongoing training and development opportunities
- A great harmonious environment
- Employee assistance program
- Focus on positive work/life balance
- Generous salary packaging benefits
- An organisation that cares about you
For further information about this role, please refer to the position description.
Queries to Susan Warming - Manager, Education Support Services on (03) 9239 1400
Applications including resume, cover letter and statement addressing the key selection criteria to be submitted by 11pm Friday 29th March 2019.
To download the position description, please click here
To download the key selection criteria template, please click here
Berry Street is committed to being a child safe, child friendly and child empowering organisation. In everything we do we seek to protect children. We are committed to the cultural safety of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children; children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds; children with a disability; children who identify with a sexual and or gender minority identity. We aim to ensure every individual is treated with dignity and respect regardless of their cultural background, ability, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, spirituality or religion.
Comprehensive reference and background checking will be undertaken, including a Working with Children Check and police check. Aboriginal people; people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.