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Guidance Counsellor - Our Lady's College, Annerley

Brisbane Catholic Education - Brisbane Grove, NSW

Education, Childcare & Training
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JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Part Time - Fixed Term to December 2021 working Tuesday, Thursday and Friday (0.6 FTE)
  • Commencing 9 March 2021
  • $52,746 to $73,585.80 pro rata per annum plus Super
  • School Based


About the role

As Guidance Counsellor, you will form part of the guidance and counselling team supporting the students and school community of Our Lady’s College, Annerley, specifically in both personal and career counselling. This is a part time fixed term position (parental leave replacement), working three days per week with the possibility of additional days as needed, eg at QTAC application time and for NCCD finalisation ahead of census.


Our Lady’s College is a Catholic Secondary College for girls administered by Brisbane Catholic Education. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1964, we take as our motto and challenge, “Ad Altiora” (Ever Higher). We follow the example of Saint Mary of the Cross MacKillop and hope to imbue in our girls the spirit of justice, compassion, integrity and service. As our Mission Statement indicates, our College has a friendly and caring environment that values tradition, excellence and community. Our aim is to create independent, self directed and reflective young women who can contribute positively to our ever changing world.


You will work collaboratively with the school communities to foster the learning and wellbeing of all students through the provision of a proactive, quality guidance and counselling service. Supported by School Services and the Student Wellbeing team you will be responsive to a vibrant and complex community of teachers and learners. Become part of a welcoming and supportive organisation, which encourages professional learning and staff engagement.


 Duties

  • Facilitate proactive and preventative practices and initiatives that promote social, emotional and educational development and the mental health and wellbeing of all students in partnership with school communities
  • Manage counselling and consulting services for students (with personal, social, emotional, vocational and educational needs) with a focus on prevention, intervention and student learning
  • Provide psycho-educational and other assessments
  • Ensure BCE protocols and quality processes for student protection, educating students with disabilities, behaviour support, the containment of critical incidents and mandatory record keeping are implemented
  • Maintain standards of practice that are consistent with registration boards and membership of professional associations

Qualifications

  • Current full registration with the Queensland College of Teachers and/or the Psychology Board of Australia (dual registration is desirable)
  • Relevant postgraduate qualifications in Psychology and/or Guidance and Counselling (Masters level preferred). Please provide an academic transcript with your application.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience

  • Successful experience as a Guidance Counsellor in an educational setting with a focus on prevention, intervention and student learning
  • Experience in identifying and developing activities to address academic and life career development of students
  • Experience in the administration, interpretation and report writing for psycho-educational assessments
  • Experience in providing support and leadership in response to student protection issues, critical incidents and risk management
  • Collaboration skills and the ability to work in a team environment

As part of your application you will be required to provide:

  • a current resume;
  • an application letter (2 pages maximum); and
  • contact details for referees


Your application letter should summarise your suitability for the role and demonstrate how your skills, knowledge and attributes will enable you to successfully fulfil the role as described above.


To view our online Employment Page and submit your application/s please click the Apply button.



Benefits

  • A welcoming, collegial and flexible working environment
  • Competitive salaries benchmarked to industry standards
  • Salary packaging and salary sacrificing options
  • The opportunity to make a difference in the lives of students


Closing Date: 14-Feb-2021

Brisbane Grove, NSW

Education, Childcare & Training




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