Guidance Officers are employed by the Department of Education and Training to assist students and their families. Guidance Officers are registered teachers and possess appropriate post graduate qualifications.
Guidance Officers can help students in several different areas:
Friends, family, personal relationships. We liaise with and refer to external agencies for further support for students.
Choosing subjects, applying for tertiary courses, improving study skills, managing time, exam preparation, alternative pathways for learning, attending tertiary education facilities and information experiences.
Characteristics of jobs and yourself , opportunities available, developing a suitable career path, attending career events, Referrals to other information sources.
General life skills
Relaxation, Resilience, Problem solving strategies, Good Grief, Social skills, Self confidence/ esteem and external referrals when necessary.
University scholarships, early entry schemes and Centrelink entitlements for year 12 students.
Students have available to them a range of scholarship, support initiatives and entry options to studies beyond year 12. Read more on these external scholarships or make an appointment with the Guidance Officer.
Students can make appointments directly with the Guidance Officer or via our school office. Guidance Officers are bound by the strict confidentiality codes of Education Queensland.