If interested in this opportunity, submit by email an expression of interest of no more than two pages addressing the position criteria and outlining your qualifications and teaching experience. Include the names of two professional referees who are familiar with and able to discuss your professional abilities and suitability for this position.
Applications and enquiries should be forwarded to Rebekah Lindsay, Principal.
Phone 02 6452 1933
Expressions of interest are invited from teachers interested in a career opportunity relieving in the position of Home School Liaison Officer for the 2021 school year (immediate start – 27/1/2022). The position will be based at Cooma Public School, however will work with all the schools in the surrounding district. Cooma is a rural town in an ideal location situated 97km from the snowfields, 127km from the beautiful beaches of the South Coast and 116km from the Australian Capital Territory.
Find out more on the school website, at https://cooma-p.schools.nsw.gov.au/
The Home School Liaison Officer (HSLO) supports schools in monitoring attendance, assists principals in the development of attendance plans, implementation of strategies for improved student attendance and assists in developing Attendance Improvement Plans for students and functions as part of the Educational Services team to support school practices that promote regular attendance. This program provides a supportive service to students, parents and schools to encourage the full participation of all students in education, including support to students enrolled in New South Wales government schools and children of compulsory school age who are not enrolled in a registered school or registered with the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) for home schooling. The role involves processes and procedures such as conducting roll checks at schools, providing schools and parents with recommendations and advice, and advising schools on strategies as an alternative to Home School Liaison Program support. Home School Liaison officers are school based teaching service personnel and must have the capacity to move between schools and other sites during operational hours.
An expression of interest addressing the criteria, of no more than two pages in length should be submitted to Rebekah Lindsay, at email firstname.lastname@example.org by 4pm Wednesday 10th March 2021. Teaching qualifications and recent school-based experience, including participating in school programs supporting attendance and working as part of a team to implement attendance initiatives to resolve attendance issues Demonstrated experience in student welfare, including implementation of attendance policy and procedures and knowledge of attendance requirements and a commitment to public education Demonstrated ability to liaise appropriately with schools, students, parents and agencies, including scheduling and organising meetings and recording adequate documentation. Knowledge of and commitment to the Department’s Aboriginal Education policies. Your application must include the names of two referees. One of the referees listed must be the applicant’s current principal or supervisor for non-school-based staff. Expressions of interest require the signature of the applicant’s current principal or supervisor. Please also indicate that you have discussed this application with your principal and have her/ his approval for deployment, should your application be successful.