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Sir Joseph Banks High School

Sir Joseph Banks High School

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Career development

Ms Maria Zacharini is the Careers Practitioner at Sir Joseph Banks High School.

Our Careers Practitioner has had in excess of 23+ years of experience in Career Development and Education.

She specialises in transition and future pathways for students in Years 10 and beyond. In particular students between the ages of 15-17 years olds with a focus on the new school leaving age.

Her qualifications include Post Graduate studies in Career Development, Career Education and Counselling & Certificate IV in Career Development services.

Our Careers Practitioner offers support services to our students that are inclusive of:

  • Careers Development through fortnightly Careers lessons in Year 10
  • Careers resources & information
  • Careers Opportunities & Programs¬†(15-17 years)
  • Pathways to TAFE, Apprenticeships and Traineeships upon completion of the Year 10 Record of Achievement
  • Alternative School Pathways for students at risk of leaving school prior to completion of the Year 10 ROSA
  • Careers self-management strategies and goal setting
  • Senior patterns of study for suitable ATAR , Non ATAR & Vocational Education & training
  • Interviews with parents and students held during subject choice selection evenings for Year 10 students
  • TAFE Vet and Private Provider Vet coordination for Years 11 & 12 (Year 10 applications made during Term 2/3)
  • School Based Apprenticeships & Traineeships pending on students sourcing suitable employment opportunities or organisations
  • Exit Interviews and information sessions for students leaving (15-17 years)
  • Parent Interviews via phone & Zoom communication channel
  • Parental contact via phone & email
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