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Educational Psychologist

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Education, Childcare & Training
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Number : 33043
Type and Location : Psychologist / Melbourne
Listed By : Copperfield College on 24 Mar 2021

Educational Psychologist

Classification: Education Support Officer - Educational Psychologist (Level 1, Range 5)

Salary Range: $104,642 - $119,473

Position Number: 1221085

Time Fraction: 1.0eft

Tenure: Ongoing

Applications Close: 29th March 2021

Vision

At Copperfield College, parents, students and staff will work as a collaborative learning community to motivate, challenge and set high expectations for each other. Our engaging learning environment will inspire in all students a passion for learning and a commitment to creating opportunities for themselves and others.

Mission

Empowering every student to aspire and achieve

Values

  • Collaboration
  • Inclusiveness
  • Growth
Copperfield College is a multi-campus school situated in Melbourne’s North-West. The College is comprised of two junior campuses (Years 7-10) in Kings Park and Sydenham and a senior campus (Years 11-12) at Delahey. We have a student population of approximately 2200, with 180 teaching staff, 80 Education Support Staff and 7 Principal Class personnel, with two Campus Principals located at each campus. Our Instructional Leadership Team consists of 9 Learning Specialists and 11 Leading Teachers. The SFOE for the College is 0.58 indicating a significant level of social disadvantage. The College is culturally diverse, reflecting our community, with approximately 60% of our students coming from a Language Background other than English. Copperfield performs to expectations and better on many measures in comparison with ‘like’ schools; in particular, our VCE performance, which continues to improve.

Key Selection Criteria

The successful applicant will:

Have experience and well-developed skills in intellectual and psychosocial assessment and reporting and in recommending appropriate intervention strategies to teachers and parents.

Possess excellent communication and people skills and have the ability to relate well to adolescents and College personnel.

Be conversant with current best practice in wellbeing and mental health interventions, including social-emotional learning, adolescent mental health, social skills and mediation, parenting support, assessment of suicidal risk and non-suicidal self-harm, issues for LGBTIQ+ young people, and other needs as they arise.

Have the capacity to contribute to and be an effective member of the College Wellbeing Team.

Have the ability to work independently with well-developed organizational and time-management skills.

Role

To provide high quality educational psychological service to students, staff and parents of Copperfield College. The successful applicant will also work as a member of the College Wellbeing Team, which currently consists of two Psychologists, a Student Wellbeing Coordinator, and a Secondary Health Promotion Nurse.

The position involves: Individual counselling, group facilitation/teaching skills for delivery of programs to class or targeted groups, preventative program implementation and evaluation, intellectual and learning assessments and recommendations for classroom practice, risk assessments, referral to and liaison with community agencies. This will involve working across two junior campuses

Responsibilities

To provide a psychological service to support the wellbeing of young people at Copperfield College delivered at the following levels:

Whole school involving presentation of and facilitation of wellbeing programmes and events at cohort or campus levels, and contribution to strategic or management groups.

Targetted groups with additional support for vulnerable and indicated groups, according to need.

Individual students needing additional wellbeing and mental health intervention including counselling, risk assessments, psychological assessment and reporting, referral to and liaison with external supports.

And also

To maintain record-keeping, continuing professional learning, and ethics to the high professional standards required for registration as a Psychologist with AHPRA and the professional body.

Who may apply:

Applicants must be qualified and registered educational psychologists with appropriate experience and referees.

Applicants must hold a current ‘Employee’ Working With Children Check

APPLY THROUGH DEPARTMENT RECRUITMENT ON LINE WEBSITE. NEED TO ADDRESS EACH KEY SELECTION CRITERIA.

Contact Details Lianne Boxer, 03 9307 5555

PsychXchange

Melbourne, VIC

Education, Childcare & Training




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