Develop confidence and independence
Wellbeing services are available to all students across years 7-12 to support them in achieving academic and personal growth. Auburn High School focuses on the promotion of student wellbeing, with strong emphasis on taking a collaborative approach that involves not only the young person but also their family support system in an effort to improve and sustain positive change.
The dedicated multi-disciplinary Wellbeing Team at Auburn includes:
Name
Role
Availability
Leah Rintoule
Student Wellbeing Coordinator (SWC)
Monday – Friday
Tania Vairamuttu
Chaplain
Tuesday and Thursday
Leigh James
DET Adolescent Health Nurse
Monday and Thursday
DET Student Support Services Officer
By appointment though SWC
Jeff Edmonds
Visiting Psychologist
Fridays by appointment through SWC.
Available to students with a Mental
Health Care Plan (issued by a GP)
The team is available to assist with a wide range of wellbeing matters such as positive self-care, grief and loss, social concerns and accessing external referrals/supports.
The team also works with families experiencing financial difficulties by supporting them to access government initiatives such as the Camps, Sports, and Excursion Fund (CSEF) and not-for-profit organisations such as States schools Relief (SSR) who provide assistance in purchasing uniforms. Donations of books and uniforms are also welcome and distributed to families in need through the Wellbeing office. Donations to the Wellbeing Fund are tax deductible and can be made by contacting the office.