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Student services and support programs

The Student Services Department at Morayfield State High School is responsible for ensuring both the physical and emotional welfare of your students during their time at high school. The Student Services team incorporates a number of stakeholders from a variety of backgrounds, all sharing the common goal of providing your child with an educational environment that allows them an opportunity to be successful.

The Student Services Department is managed by both our Heads of Department – Student Management and Student Wellbeing and Leadership.  Also included are our Guidance Officers, Behaviour Management Co-ordinators, Chaplain, School Based Police Officer, School Based Health Nurse, Youth Support Coordinator, Year Level Coordinators and Indigenous Liaison Coordinator. Morayfield State High School students are offered support in many forms such as our CONNECT program and other alternate programs that also target social-emotional, behavioural development, social skilling and academic improvement. 
In 2018 the Student Services Centre opened and it is now the hub for many of our support services within the school. The Student Services Department also has many valuable links with community and government organisations that can offer support on many levels to our students, their families and members of our general school community.

We invite you to read the more specific role descriptions of our staff below and encourage you to contact us if you think that we may be able to support your student.

Yours in Student Support,

 
Guidance Team
Morayfield State High School now has two Guidance Officers to support staff, students and their parents/carers to optimise student access and engagement in educational programs.  The role of the Guidance Officer is to advocate, provide counselling, psychoeducational assessment and individual student support.  As well, they give recommendations and advice to students, teachers and parents/carers concerning educational, behavioural, career development, mental health and family issues.
Tabitha Ford supports students in Years 7, 9 and 11.
Natane Kriedemann supports students in Years 8, 10 and 12.
Appointments can be made in person at the Student Services Centre or via phone on 5428 5555.
The Guidance team
 
Year Level Coordinators
The YLCs are fundamental to the school's holistic approach to student well-being. The role of the YLC is to:
  • Assist in the establishment and support of a cohesive group of students at a specific year level.
  • Ensure that each individual students is given the best possible opportunity for social and academic excellence in our school through consistent support.
  • Work cooperatively with all staff to facilitate the success of the cohort group.
  • Assist teaching staff through the collection and collation of data regarding students.
  • Maintain and enhance contact with the community and parent groups.
  • Act as the common link between students, parents, teachers and administration for all school related matters. 

 

Contact information for Guidance Officers, Year Level Coordinators and Behaviour Management Coordinators

 
Guidance Officers
Ford Tabitha Guidance Officer - Year 7, 9 & 11 tford8@eq.edu.au
Kriedemann Natane Guidance Officer - Year 8, 10 & 12 nwebb37@eq.edu.au
Year Level Coordinators
Gilbert Colin Year 7 Coordinator cgilb55@eq.edu.au
Saunders Jeana Year 8 Coordinator jsaun46@eq.edu.au
Potter Leah Year 9 Coordinator lthom469@eq.edu.au
Sorrell Ethan Year 10 Coordinator egsor0@eq.edu.au
Timmins Marc Year 11 Coordinator mtimm42@eq.edu.au
Place Pauline Year 12 Coordinator pplac1@eq.edu.au
Behaviour Management Coordinators
Purcell Mi-Chal Year 7 BMC mpurc8@eq.edu.au
Justice Lee Year 8 BMC ljust1@eq.edu.au
Daniel Cameron Year 9 & 10 BMC cdani93@eq.edu.au
Mabb Steve Year 11 & 12 BMC smabb1@eq.edu.au