School Attendance Officer

School Attendance Officer

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Summary

Date Posted: 06-Jul-2022
Location: Wilcannia, NSW

Description

REDI.E is a peak service provider for Aboriginal communities in Western NSW.

Regional Enterprise Development Institute (REDI.E) supports our communities, by helping create opportunities and provide positive career pathways.

The role of this position is to work in the Remote School Attendance Strategy (RSAS) team, aiming to:
  • Ensure children and young people have access to more opportunities through education.
  • Supporting a school environment that is valued by the community and offers quality education.
  • Empowering families to be the centre of their children’s education.
  • Enabling communities to take ownership of school attendance activities, including through decision making and goal setting.

Responsibilities/Duties

Visiting families to:
  • Share good news stories about student achievement, promote educational activities and inform families about school events/changes.
  • Leading and/or assisting with the development and implementation of strategies and activities in the Community Attendance Plan.
  • Assisting with local RSAS activities to support and improve regular school attendance
  • Supporting students and/or families dealing with complex issues.
  • Taking steps to identify and action practical solutions to barriers at attendance and  linking students/families to appropriate local services.

Requirements

  • NSW Driver’s license;
  • Current working with children’s check (WWCC)
  • National Police Check.

Additional Details

Please contact Robert Clayton on 0409 585 404 or hr@redie.org.au for the Position Description.

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