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Student Safety And Risk Officer

Geelong Grammar School - Corio, VIC

Education, Childcare & Training
Source: uWorkin


Full Job Description
Student Safety and Risk Officer (Corio Campus)
  • Cross Campus responsibility
  • Ongoing role
Geelong Grammar School is one of the world’s leading co-educational boarding and day schools. Offering exceptional educational opportunities across four campuses from Early Learning to Year 12, Geelong Grammar School is committed to making a positive difference for students, staff and the community. We believe in prioritising wellbeing, creativity and academic rigour.

We have a new opportunity for a Student Safety and Risk Officer to oversee the provision of a safe environment for all students learning and living at our School in a proactive, compliant and innovative manner through the development and implementation of effective and contemporary strategies, systems and policies which safeguard student safety and mitigate risk.

About the role:
Reporting to the Director of Corporate Services, the Student Safety and Risk Officer’s key responsibilities include:
  • Develop the Child Safety Training Strategy
  • Drive/manage the continued improvement of child safety, risk and compliance processes
  • Track, and analyse trends of student risks, hazards and incidents and work with leaders and stakeholders to strategically and proactively control and reduce risks
  • Maintain and progress alignment with the School’s Risk Management Framework
  • Maintain the GGS Risk Register for the School
  • Review Emergency Plans in conjunction with key stakeholders
  • Report on student safety and risk matters to the Executive, Council and external stakeholders
  • Building Safety Checklists in liaison with Facilities and Maintenance teams
  • Collaboratively maintain and develop appropriate policies and procedures to ensure ongoing compliance with legislation
About you:Applicants must possess:
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and experience in a similar high stake and demanding work environment and the ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • A demonstrated ability to foresee and mitigate student safety risks
  • Demonstrated high level of dispute resolution and negotiation skills
  • Ability to problem solve and identify solutions to issues
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Innovative and systems minded thinker who understands the importance of stakeholder input and engagement
Geelong Grammar School is committed to the safety of children and has a zero tolerance of child abuse.

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Click here to email your application. If this link does not work, please email with Student Safety and Risk Officer as the subject. Applications should be addressed to Nicole Sablyak, Director of Employee Engagement and include a cover letter, CV and a document addressing the KSC.

Applications close at 12.00 noon on Monday 28 June 2021