Education Case Manager

Job No: Berry2953
Location: Noble Park

  • South Eastern Education Support Services team
  • Noble Park Campus location
  • Permanent, 0.8 part time position

Join Victoria’s largest independent child welfare organisation and become a vital part of a team that never gives up doing whatever it takes for kids. We believe everyone should have a good childhood, growing up in families and communities where they feel safe, nurtured and have hope for the future.

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 South East 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. This position includes a component as Education Case Manager and also a component as a Tutor. 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.

About you:

We are seeking an enthusiastic 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 9239 1400

Applications including resume, cover letter and statement addressing the key selection criteria to be submitted by 11pm, Wednesday 27 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.

 

 

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