Callaghan College Wallsend Campus

Collaborating to empower learners

Telephone02 4951 1811

Emailwallsend-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Support

Support staff

  • Phillips, Amanda – HT Wellbeing
  • Cassatto, Peter
  • Maddison, Janet
  • Walker, Emma

At Callaghan College Wallsend Campus, the Learning Support Team facilitates process and strategies to maximise learning outcomes for all students. Addressing curriculum, social skills, communication, personal care, safety and mobility needs.

The Learning Support Team (LST) focuses on addressing the learning needs of our students by ensuring that:

  • the full range of resources available withing the school has been accessed.
  • effective implementation strategies are in place, regional specialist support and funding sources have been accessed.
  • collaborative planning and programming occurs with all key stakeholders, relevant DET and health professionals.

The LST perform a variety of roles to ensure the learning needs of our students are being met by:

  • developing the school’s policy for students experiencing difficulties in learning.
  • monitor student performance outcomes.
  • identify the school’s policy for students experiencing difficulties in learning.
  • monitor student performance outcomes.
  • identify the schools priorities of services in response to student needs.
  • target provisions to assist students with literacy and numeracy requirements
  • identify appropriate school-based strategies and programs to assist and prevent learning failure.
  • complete medical health care procedures and provide support for students with injuries or illness.
  • prepare applications for accessing resources, support services or alternative placements.
  • implement referral procedures for early identification of student learning needs, communicate and liase procedures within the school community.
  • assisting staff effectively support students experiencing difficulties
  • provide direction for training and development programs.