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Student Wellbeing Officer

A full-time or part-time position is available, where days/hours can be negotiated.

Full time

452a West Tamar Road
Riverside 7250

Position Summary

Student Wellbeing Officers are an integral part of the student support team at Launceston Christian School. They work across a broad client base in a range of environments, supporting students to be equipped to face mental, emotional, social, and relational challenges. 

Student Wellbeing Officers actively develop programs to engage and assist vulnerable students in classrooms, in dedicated Wellbeing spaces, outdoors, and during non-class and class times. 

They are focussed on providing multi-tiered supports to students with the aim of growing hopeful, resilient individuals and groups that are equipped to face life’s challenges and contribute positively to their communities.

Officers are required to show initiative in planning and organising their time and activities, to be innovative in responding to community and individual challenges, and flexible and collaborative as part of a student support team. The position may also include some administrative or clerical tasks.

Applicants will need to be:

• Be committed and active in a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, expressed through regular worship in a Christian church community.
• Be in agreement with, and actively committed to, the Christian ethos and Core Values as expressed in the LCS Statement of Faith documents.
• Know and comply with LCS Child Protection policies and confidentiality protocols and boundaries.
• Exhibit strong interpersonal and communication skills and have the capacity to build rapport with a variety of stakeholders.
• Be able to prioritise, problem solve, demonstrate initiative, and utilise common sense.
• Understand the vision and nature of Christian education.
• Exhibit a high degree of personal self-care and resilience.
• Hold a current Working with Vulnerable People (Employment) Card
• Ability to obtain First Aid Qualification (HLTAID003) – (this can be arranged through the School)

Application Closing Date:  14th June 2024
Early applications are encouraged

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How To Apply

Please download our Support Staff Application form and send this, along with a cover letter and copy of your CV, to Venetia Murfet: