Head of Student Services
- Newly created position to support and enhance the wellbeing of young people
- Lead a multidisciplinary team committed to positive outcomes for young people
- Develop and enhance wellbeing systems
ELTHAM College seeks to appoint a Head of Student Services to lead the teams that integrate all the relevant areas of support for young people across the whole school. Working proactively with all key internal and external stakeholders the Head of Student Services will operationalise contemporary research to deliver enhanced outcomes for young people.
The role of Head of Student Services is a newly created role responsible for leading and integrating the Student Services, which comprises psychologists, Learning Support Teachers, Integration Aides and School Nurses. Reporting to the Deputy Principal, the role will work closely with the two Heads of School to deliver enhanced wellbeing outcomes for the young people at ELTHAM College. You will have the expertise and experience which will enable you a level of autonomy to shape the role with a fresh lens.
An experienced and inspiring leader, you have a strong ability to lead a multidisciplinary team, ensuring stated outcomes are met. You have experience developing and maintaining systems and processes for that support and enhance the wellbeing of young people. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and a demonstrated ability to build relationships with both adults and young people. You will have an understanding of and experience working within funding models for young people with disabilities or who receive counselling / welfare support and knowledge of the NCCD will be an advantage. With a passion and expertise in the wellbeing of young people, you will demonstrate a background in allied health or similar, including strong leadership experience within the broader health or education sector. A willingness to challenge health professionals in order to achieve the best outcomes for young people will be a key factor in success.
ELTHAM College is an independent co-educational school in Nillumbik Shire, northeast of Melbourne.
Eltham College grows the heart and mind of each child. The College believes that school is a daring adventure where children learn to think for themselves, in preparation for a future of exciting possibilities. Located in an extraordinary environment, students experience an engaging, rigorous world-ready curriculum while being supported with warmth, care and respect.
For more information on the School please visit – elthamcollege.vic.edu.au
To apply – click on ‘APPLY NOW’ and using reference ELChss0822 address your cover letter and resume to Liz Jones or Larissa Langley of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.