High School Student Wellbeing Coordinator

  • School Shearwater, The Mullumbimby Steiner School
  • Closing Date Nov 21 2023

High School Student Wellbeing Coordinator

Employment Type: Permanent (FTE negotiable)

Commencement: January 2024

Remuneration in line with Independent Schools NSW (Teachers) Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2021 or Independent Schools NSW (Support & Operational Staff) Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2021

Position Overview

Shearwater School is seeking an experienced and knowledgeable Student Wellbeing Coordinator to lead and promote student well-being, fostering a safe and supportive environment for all High School students.

This role will have the primary responsibility for the individual case work management within the school, in addition to implementing and evaluating the student development and wellbeing programs as they impact on the educational and personal development of individuals and groups of students. The successful incumbent will also work closely across the High School with Class Guardians and individual Teachers to promote and support student welfare as required.

Ideal candidates will be able to demonstrate a deep understanding of the developmental stages according to Steiner’s indicators and the educational needs of High School students. This includes an appreciation of the particular learning styles, social, and emotional needs. Trauma-informed training is highly desirable, as are candidates with tertiary education in education, and/or social work.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Working with Children Check as required under the Child Protection (Working With Children) Act 2012.

For a full position description and information on how to apply please refer to our website https://www.shearwater.nsw.edu.au/working-at-shearwater

We will be assessing applications as they come in.

About Shearwater School

Shearwater, the Mullumbimby Steiner School is nestled among the green hills of the Byron Shire hinterland, New South Wales. Established in 1993, Shearwater has grown to a Playgroup – Year 12 school, with a potential enrolment of over 700. Our beautiful 52-acre site sits in lush rainforest alongside farmland with gardens and a farm working by biodynamic

practices. Shearwater offers quality staff education including a mentorship program, ongoing professional development opportunities, artistic activities, workshops, events, and courses.

Our Mission

Shearwater provides a living, integrated education inspired by anthroposophy, in which a focus on the development of the whole human being is supported by a conscious connection to place and time.

Shearwater nurtures the growth of warm-hearted, creative, resilient and courageous individuals who are able to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing world through love in action.