School Counsellor

St Paul Lutheran School - Blair Athol


Counsellors / Psychologists

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time (0.80 FTE)

Applications Close: 26 October 2020

The School Counsellor is a wellbeing resource for the St Paul Lutheran School community. The School Counsellor works with the Wellbeing Leader and Inclusive Education Leader to provide counselling and support strategies and promote the social and emotional wellbeing of the school community, with a student-centred focus.

<p>The School Counsellor will have a clear commitment to and an understanding of the ethos that underpins a Lutheran school. The School Counsellor must have a Working With Children Check and Responding to Abuse and Neglect training.</p><p>The successful candidate will have a relevant qualification in Education, Psychology, Social Work or Counselling. The role is designed as 0.8 FTE, which is 5 days per week, 41 weeks per year, however, total time and hours are negotiable with the successful candidate. </p><p>                                        <b>Desirable Characteristics</b> </p><p>• Registered as a teacher with the Teachers Registration Board of South Australia </p><p>• Experience working in a similar role in a school </p><p>• Member of relevant counselling organisations, eg CASA, ACCS </p><p>• Knowledge of contemporary pedagogical practices such as Reggio Emilia, Play Based Learning, and Inquiry Learning etc. </p><p>• Post Graduate Qualifications in Counselling or related field. </p><p>• Knowledge of Positive Education. </p><p>• Knowledge and experience using wellbeing programs (i.e. What’s the Buzz, Seasons for Growth, Rock and Water etc.) </p><p>Any questions regarding the role can be obtained from the Deputy Principal, Mr. Jason Fay at <a href="mailto:jfay&#64;" rel="nofollow">jfay&#64;</a> or 82602655.</p>
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Application Instructions

<p>All applications are to be addressed to the Principal, Mrs Leila Mattner, sent via email only as a PDF to <a href="mailto:nbroome&#64;" rel="nofollow">nbroome&#64;</a>.</p><p> Applications close at 5.00pm on Monday 26 October.</p><p> <b>All applications must include:</b></p><ul><li>A completed Applicant Declaration Form </li><li>A short cover letter introducing yourself and your interest in the role</li><li>A resume, containing a complete employment history and a minimum of 3 professional referees</li><li><div>No more than a 2 page response to the Specific Responsibilities section of the Role Description</div></li></ul><p></p><ul></ul><p></p><p><b>Applications not in this format may not be considered</b>.</p><p><i>View our Employment Application Collection Notice and other information at</i></p>


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