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Year Level Coordinators

 

Head of Department of Learning Enagagment

Murray Gordon

Junior Secondary Year Level Co-ordinators​ ​ ​

Adam Baker

Year 7

Year 8

​Lee Mackender

Year 9


​ Senior Secondary Year Level Co-ordinators​ ​ ​ ​
 

Sarah Thornley

Brigid Muir​ Bernard Weekes
Year 10
Y​ear 11 Year 12​
 
The Year level coordinator is crucial in developing the culture of the school based on the School Vision.
 
This includes:
  • Developing a positive school ethos and culture 
  • Engendering an atmosphere of courtesy, cooperation and concern is present in the Year Level. 
  • Ensuring students are dressed according to policy. 
  • Relating discussions and behaviour to the Vision.
  • Ensuring relevant policies are known, understood and implemented

 

The position is primarily one of welfare for students in each year level. It will provide continuity of contact for students and their families through the 5 years of schooling.
 
  • Maintaining a smooth transition through year levels 
  • Ensuring students are able to feel safe and comfortable and want to come to school 
  • Developing a relationship of mutual trust with students 
  • Nurturing a sense of belonging to the Roll Group, Year Level, House and School. 
  • Creating a sense of fun where appropriate. 
  • Fostering a supportive relationship with parents. 
  • Engaging in activities to increase commitment to the activity and ethos of this school

 

Specific responsibilities of a Year Level Coordinator are:
 
Welfare:
  • Meeting and greeting new students 
  • Being first point of contact for families (referral of issues from there) 
  • Management of student concerns eg settling in, family circumstances, friends, provision of work 
  • Management of student concerns eg settling in, family circumstances, friends, provision of work 
  • Team spirit and engagement in school events 
  • Compliance with student accountabilities 
  • Develop a positive school ethos and culture 
  • Facilitate term Year Level meetings 

 

Conduct weekly Year Level Parades to

  • To positively promote student engagement in the complete range of school community activities 
  • Recognising achievements and positive school contributions 
  • Promote compliance with school policy and procedures
  • Working with other Year Level Coordinators to develop Pastoral Care programs. 
  • Implementing a rewards program and promote student engagement in the range of school activities 
  • Liaising with relevant staff re issues of concern eg teachers, HODs, DP, Welfare team. 
  • Managing minor Harassment issues and referrals to HOD SS. 

 

Behaviour/Industry Management:
  • Generate confidential reports to scan student behaviour and progress in all subject faculties 
  • Manage student referrals
  • Some case management following regular Year level Management meetings 
  • Inform teachers of concerns and outcomes 

 

Uniform:
  • Enforcing Uniform Policy and Procedures 
  • Duty in uniform room issuing uniforms to those not in correct uniform 

 

Absenteeism and Truancy:
  • Follow up on buff slips each day and issue consequences
  • Work with Year Level Management team on student Attendance Policy 
  • Inform teachers of outcomes 
  • Run Consequence Room

 

Line Management:
  • Attend weekly year level meetings with Year level team (Year level coordinator, HOD, DP) 
  • Coordinate year level activities with relevant HOD and Deputy.

 

Specific Year Level Duties:
  • HODs and DP’s to determine these for each of the year levels.