Guidance professionals are vital members of school leadership teams. They work collaboratively with students, teachers, families and community agencies in order that every student is learning and achieving within a safe, supportive, inclusive and disciplined learning environment.
Guidance professionals are educators who have unique expertise to work in schools to help all students in the areas of academic achievement, social, personal and career development. They assist today's students to become the productive, well-adjusted adults of tomorrow, thus contributing to better communities.
Guidance professsionals are best placed to work with schools to manage students with complex needs. They have the skills required to collaborate with teachers, families and community agencies to help ensure that individual students develop to their potential.
As valued members of a school community, guidance professionals contribute to development, implementation and evaluation of student learning goals, programs and outcomes. Their tasks are responsive and prioritised to meet the needs of school communities.