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SIDE Supervisors

 

The role of a home based SIDE Supervisor

All students require support and guidance. Home based SIDE Supervisors play a vital role in enabling students to achive to the best of their abilities.

At the start of the year, home based supervisors:
  • Contact the relevant Student Coordinator to discuss any enrolment concerns
  • Explore the SIDE website
  • Support your child to understand SIDE's assessment and attendance policies
  • Assist your child Logging in to SIDE's e-learning applications, troubleshoot minor technical problems and refer to our website Getting Help page
  • Familiarise yourself with the ICT resources required for SIDE lessons - see Fast Track To SIDE
  • Ensure your child has purchased the required Personal Items and Resources
  • Assist with organising a work/study area
  • Assist students to ensure contact has been made with all subject/course teachers and Saba times are known
  • Assist students to organise daily/weekly timetable and materials etc
  • Assist students to manage their course/subject calendars

SIDE teachers and specialist staff will guide students/supervisors in connecting to and using the online technologies. 

Throughout the year, home based supervisors:
  • Support students to attend Saba lessons, effectively utilise Moodle classrooms and contact SIDE teachers regularly via phone and email
  • Monitor and assist student submission of work according to course work schedules or Work Completion Calendars (available in Moodle courses)
  • Foster independent learning skills
  • Monitor student progress
  • Organise a suitable SIDE examinations supervisor
  • Organise student visits to SIDE as appropriate
  • Inform your Student Coordinator of any planned or unplanned events and approximate dates that may affect student learning
  • Inform your Student Coordinator of any changes to home contact details
  • Discuss with your Student Coordinator issues that impact on student performance, or any changes to a student's program or home circumstances
At the end of the year, home based supervisors:
  • Complete and submit enrolment forms no later than 10 working days before the end of the school year if the student is continuing with SIDE
  • Purchase the required Personal Items and Resources
  • Return all kit, library resources and unused learning materials to SIDE

The role of a school based SIDE Supervisor

Schools with SIDE enrolments support students undertaking SIDE study. This expectation includes having a supervisor assigned with sufficient time to fully support students. School based SIDE Supervisors are usually teachers or education assistants but may be any other other suitably qualified community member.

At the start of the year school supervisors:
  • Contact the relevant Student Coordinator to discuss student enrolments
  • Explore the SIDE website
  • Ensure students have purchased the required Personal Items and Resources
  • Support students to understand SIDE's assessment and attendance policies
  • Assist students Logging in to SIDE's e-learning applications, troubleshoot minor technical problems and refer to our website Getting Help page
  • Familiarise themselves with the ICT resources required for SIDE lessons - see Fast Track To SIDE
  • Assist with organising a work/study area for students
  • Assist students to ensure contact has been made with all subject/course teachers and Saba times are known
  • Assist students to organise daily/weekly timetable and materials etc
  • Assist students to manage their course/subject calendars

SIDE teachers and specialist staff will guide students/supervisors in connecting to and using the online technologies. However, technical support is the responsibility of the partner school.

Throughout the year school supervisors:
  • Actively supervise and support students to attend Saba lessons, effectively utilise Moodle classrooms and contact SIDE teachers regularly via phone and email
  • Monitor and assist student submission of work according to course work schedules or Work Completion Calendars (available in Moodle courses)
  • Implement appropriate processes when deadlines are not met by students
  • Collaborate with your Student Coordinator
  • Consult directly with SIDE teachers where appropriate
  • Communicate with parents/guardians about student engagement in SIDE program
  • Foster independent learning skills
  • Monitor student progress
  • Organise student visits to SIDE where appropriate
  • Discuss any changes to a student’s program with your Student Coordinator
  • Advise SIDE of all student subject /course changes and any changes to home contact details
  • Discuss with your Student Coordinator any issues that impact on student performance
At the end of the year school supervisors:
  • Liaise with school administration to determine SIDE enrolments for the next school year
  • Visit the SIDE website for information and instructions for enrolling students for next year
  • Ensure that students purchase the required Personal Items and Resources, return all kit, library resources and unused learning materials to SIDE

 

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Contact SIDE

con_address 164-194 Oxford Street,
Leederville, 6007, Western Australia
con_post Postal Address: PO Box 455
LEEDERVILLE WA 6903
con_tel Tel: +61-8-9242 6300
con_fax Fax: +61-8-9242 6861
con_email E: info@side.wa.edu.au

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