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School Counsellor (Temporary Full Time)

Trinity Catholic College

Applications Closing: Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 17:00

The College is seeking a qualified and experienced school counsellor to support and develop the wellbeing of our students, working with a team to support the pastoral care and needs of the community. A significant aspect of this role is to assist in the management of the social, emotional and educational needs of students.

The School Counsellor will work closely with the school's wellbeing team, including a colleague counsellor based at the Regents Park campus. The role provides direct support to students at risk, by working with the Principal and teachers on case management support to families and referral to and liaison with outside agencies. The school counsellor will contribute to College initiatives, including professional development and critical incident response, as required. 

The successful applicant will be offered the opportunity to continue their professional growth in a supportive environment and enjoy school based working conditions. 

The role is a temporary, full time position from Term 1 to Term 4 2019 inclusive (parental leave). 

Details
Category: Training & Education
Field: Education & Training, Community
Employment basis: Full-time
Job Location: Inner West Sydney
About us

Trinity Catholic College (Auburn/Regents Park) is a co-educational Secondary College providing high quality Catholic education and co-curricular activities and experiences for students in Years 7-12. Gospel values, embraced by St Marcellin Champagnat and St Mary MacKillop, inform and create the ethos of the College.

The College is located on two campuses. The Regents Park campus offers places to students in Years 7 and 8, while the Auburn campus is for students in Years 9 to 12.

Position details
Essential Selection Criteria:

The successful applicant will have:

  • a practical commitment to the Vision and Mission of Catholic education
  • tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Psychology, or related disciplines
  • eligibility for membership of an appropriate professional association (e.g. AASW, APS or CAPA).
  • experience working with adolescents/young people is essential, preferably in a secondary school setting.
  • a valid NSW WWCC.
Desirable Selection Criteria:

A postgraduate qualification in Counselling or Psychology and having experience working within a multidisciplinary team is highly desirable.

Position Description: Download position description
Contact details
Contact Name: Donna McLeughlin
Contact Email: donna.mclaughlin@syd.catholic.edu.au
How to apply

Please email completed applications to donna.mclaughlin@syd.catholic.edu.au and include your resume, letter of application and the contact details of three referees, including your most recent employer, addressed to the College Principal , Mr Daniel Delmage. 

Date posted: 18 December 2018

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