Well Being

At Valley View Secondary School, the well-being of our students is at the centre of everything we do. We strive to develop the ‘whole-person’ and take pride in our approach to individualised learning that respects individual differences and fosters and grows the values and strengths of each of our students. Our well-being framework operates within the context of the DECD Learner Well-being Framework and adheres to our school values: Excellence, Opportunity, International Mindedness and Harmony. We see well-being as an integral part of our students learning experience and aim to foster and develop the skills to learn, grow, and succeed in the 21st Century.

Student Services

At Valley View Secondary School, we take pride in the depth of the experience and knowledge of our multidisciplinary well-being team. Curriculum / Pathways / Study Options

  • Specific learning needs and requirements
  • Organisation and study skills
  • Relationship concerns
  • Safety
  • Mental health and emotional well-being

STAFF (AND THEIR WELFARE)

Staff profile

The school has a very secure staff profile. All recent school choice vacancies have had ongoing tenures. Long term tenures and a steady enrolment have significantly improved the school’s stability.

Leadership structure 2018

Principal – DECD compliance, Site Improvement Plan and performance development.

Deputy Principal – Curriculum: Daily Organization, ICT, Data management, Course counselling.

Assistant Principal – Yr 11/12 Leader:  Senior School, SACE (10 -12), Schools Online, Vocational Education, HPE & Research Project.

Coordinator – Middle School Leader: Students with Disabilities, Humanities, PLP, LOTE, C2C.

Coordinator – English/Literacy: Arts, EALD, Literacy across the school.

Coordinator – Science/Maths/Numeracy: Mathematics, Science, technology, Numeracy across the school, ATP & SMS.

Coordinator – Counsellor: Enrolments, FLO, Wellbeing, Referrals, Design & Technology.

Coordinator – Counsellor: Career Development and Pathways.

Business Manager – Facilities/Finance/WHS

School Services Officers

The school is well served by a highly skilled team of SSO’s including; Business/Finance manager, Front office staff, Laboratory assistant, Library assistant, Special education support, Aboriginal education support, ICT Network manager, Grounds and maintenance staff.

Staff support systems

All staff are supported by the Learning Area Coordinators, Year Level Managers, Student Counsellors, and School Administrators. There is an active Workplace Health and Safety emphasis and a range of effective task groups and committees.

Performance Management

All staff have direct line management and are supported with individual Personal development Plans. Staff are encouraged and provided with a range of Training & Development opportunities to assist them in meeting their performance goals. A clear Performance Management structure exists.