Schools As Community Centre Facilitator


Temporary part time (28 hours per week) appointment for a period up to 31 December 2024 Location: Glenroi Heights Public School
About the school
Glenroi Heights Public School is proud of the way in which it is continuing to strengthen its links with its community.
At Glenroi Heights Public School we ensure community engagement and connection is strong. We have regular parent/carer/student conferences to ensure the needs of our students are identified and developed in collaboration. We are working towards building strong transition processes and programs to ensure a positive start to school for students and families. Community and family partnerships are highly valued element of our school culture. Our emphases on literacy, numeracy and social wellbeing support all students, special education and mainstream, Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal. These processes will continue as we seek to fulfil our mission to foster achievement for all students and to help them become life-long learners.
About the role
Schools and Community Centres (SaCC) projects are located in NSW public schools in communities experiencing marked challenges of disadvantage. SaCC facilitators are responsible for coordinating and managing a range of community engagement initiatives and programs to enhance the early learning and wellbeing of children ranging from birth to 8 years of age. SaCC facilitators utilise a child-focused, family centred prevention and early intervention service model.
About the Department of Education We ensure young children get the best start in life by supporting and regulating the early childhood education and care sector. We are the largest provider of public education in Australia with responsibility for delivering high-quality public education to two-thirds of the NSW student population.
For more information about the Department of Education, please visit NSW Department of Education
How to apply The NSW Department of Education is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce as an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We encourage diverse applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply for roles in the department.
Note: the selection process will include a range of assessment techniques to assist in determining your suitability for the role.
https://education.nsw.gov.au/about-us/jobs-and-opportunities/employing-aboriginal-peoples#Confirmation2
This is a child-related role. If you are the successful candidate you will be required to obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) Clearance number as a condition of employment (if you do not already have this). For more information, visit https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/child-safe-organisations/working-with-children-check
In addition, your employment may be subject to the Department’s Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check to determine your suitability for employment.
If you are called to interview you will need to provide the following:
Proof of Identity information Informed Consent Form Declaration for child-related work

PRE-SCREENING QUESTIONS

  • The role of a SaCC facilitator involves working in partnership with families, school staff and the broader school community to implement programs and initiatives to support the early development of children birth to 8. Please provide an example where you have demonstrated capacity to support parents/carers to enhance the learning and wellbeing outcomes of their children. (300 words maximum).
  • Please give an example of your success working both as part of a team and as an individual to contribute to the work of the team. In your response, outline the key challenges that the team faced and how you worked with the team to overcome these challenges. (300 words maximum).

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care or Diploma of Early Childhood and Care or demonstrated equivalent experience or capability
  • Knowledge of, and commitment to, the Department’s Aboriginal Education policies
  • Current and valid NSW driver's licence
  • Valid Working with Children Check clearanceAboriginal education policies
Note: A recruitment pool may be created through this recruitment process. A recruitment pool is a group of applicants who have been assessed and identified as suitable for this role or similar roles, and who may be considered for a range of similar roles, including temporary, term or ongoing roles, over the next 18 months.