Defence School Mentor - St Thomas More's Primary - Campbell ACT

St Thomas More's Primary (Campbell)

Campbell, ACT


Admin / SSO / Non-Teaching

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time

Applications Close: 1 July 2021


Being a small school, we are able to provide a special opportunity for children to develop in a friendly atmosphere where the needs of each individual are recognised and catered for.

<p><strong>Location:</strong>&nbsp;Campbell, ACT<br><strong>Employment Type:</strong>&nbsp;Part-Time, Temporary&nbsp;<br><strong>Salary: </strong>$57,255 + Superannuation&nbsp;<br><strong>Start Date:</strong>&nbsp;Term 3, 2021&nbsp;<br><strong>Closing Date:</strong>&nbsp;11.55pm, Thursday 1 July 2021</p> <p>At St Thomas More's Primary, our mission is to provide a quality education, promote a love of learning and nurture the potential of all. Our talented teachers are dedicated to instruction and learning excellence through high quality teaching programs and pedagogy.<br><br><strong>About the Role</strong></p> <p>We are currently seeking a <strong>Defence School Mentor (DSM)</strong> to join our dynamic and welcoming community. To be successful in this role, you will have highly effective communication, interpersonal and organisational skills to provide assistance and support to dependants of Australian Defence Force members as they move school and during times of parental absence.</p> <p><strong>Essential Criteria</strong></p> <ul> <li> <p>Sound communication skills both oral and written, and the ability to communicate effectively with primary school age children, school principal and staff, parents, Defence members and their families.</p> </li> <li> <p>Ability to organise own work, set priorities, meet deadlines, work independently and as a team member, and maintain confidentiality.</p> </li> <li> <p>Ability to plan, organise, evaluate and deliver activities and resources and relating to the needs of ADF Families.</p> </li> <li> <p>Ability to quickly acquire an understanding of the operations of the school.</p> </li> <li> <p>Skills in advocacy and negotiations including problem solving and conflict resolution.</p> </li> <li> <p>Possession of a current driver’s licence and Working with Vulnerable People.<br><br></p> </li> </ul> <p><em>Please refer to the role description for an in-depth detail regarding criteria and skill set required.<br><br></em></p> <p><strong>Application Process</strong></p> <p>Applications are invited from interested candidates able to demonstrate a commitment to the vision of Catholic Education.</p> <p>Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and current resume including a statement of suitability against the skills, attributes and experience as outlined in the <a href="https://secure.dc2.pageuppeople.com/apply/TransferRichTextFile.ashx?sData=UFUtVjMtYZfz-9sp9rs_qQa9uhT305k8V78IV_5wFrZ9iqtINkDTYqp1JY4Dn0olmJeAX97EuFW5rzMLKE3hHZ1gpetNZY5tD5idDM3V_uwsUSsJdvi55cPhR9hjuom4IVCXQ0SVQYe6VXVEnMe0SErtLG9VJw%7e%7e">Position Description</a></p> <p>This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child related employment in accordance with CE policy.<br><br>For further information about the School please visit our <a href="http://www.stmore.act.edu.au/">website</a><span>.</span> Information about Catholic Education Archdiocese of Canberra &amp; Goulburn can be accessed <a href="https://cg.catholic.edu.au/">here</a><span>.</span></p> <p><strong>Position specific queries:</strong> Please contact Julie Wiley on 02 6249 8869 or via email <a href="mailto:%20julie.wiley@cg.catholic.edu.au">julie.wiley@cg.catholic.edu.au</a><br><br><strong>Application queries:</strong> Please contact the Recruitment Team on&nbsp;02 6234 5427 or via email&nbsp;<a href="mailto:Recruitment@cg.catholic.edu.au">Recruitment@cg.catholic.edu.au</a></p><br><br><p><img src="https://az29734.vo.msecnd.net/static/people/icons/icon_file_small.gif" alt="Download File">&nbsp;<a href="https://careers.cg.catholic.edu.au/cw/en/PositionDescriptionDocument/497589/defence-school-mentor-st-thomas-mores-primary-campbell-act">Applicant Information Pack</a></p>
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