School Counsellor

Golden Grove Lutheran Primary School - Wynn Vale


Counsellors / Psychologists

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 14 May 2021

An amazing opportunity is available at Golden Grove Lutheran Primary School for a dynamic School Counsellor to join our team. We're blessed with an awesome team of caring and passionate professionals, superb kids and families and a beautiful community.

<p>An opportunity has become available for an accredited and experienced school counsellor/psychologist to join Golden Grove Lutheran Primary School - one of Adelaide&#39;s leading independent schools. The successful applicant will work within a supportive team in an outstanding, vibrant school committed to inspiring and developing students’ spiritual, academic, emotional and social potential through our values of &#39;Believe, Collaborate, Achieve&#39;.</p><p>The role encompasses working with students who require a higher level of support and intervention and assists in personal counselling, and provides guidance and mentoring to teachers to enhance their understanding of student wellbeing issues and supporting families. </p><p>The role is a full-time, term-time role for the remainder of 2021. The possibility exists for the role to continue into future years and the start date may be negotiable for the successful applicant. </p><p>A key component of the School Counsellor role is to complement the wellbeing team and Chaplaincy program by drawing on psychological and/or counselling qualifications and/or experience to: </p><p>• support students through assessing individual learning needs;</p><p>• planning appropriate Individual Learning Programs for students with learning and social/emotional needs;</p><p>• supporting teachers to modify and adapt curricula and instruction and to adjust classroom facilities and routines to improve student engagement and learning. </p><p>The School Counsellor would additionally support teachers in monitoring and effectively communicating with parents about student progress and provide culturally responsive services to students and families from diverse backgrounds. </p><p>The School Counsellor will ideally be a registered psychologist and have specific, qualifications in psycho-educational assessment, counselling and therapeutic interventions which will enable them to fulfil the core responsibilities listed in the Position Description. </p><p>The School Counsellor works within the professional and ethical guidelines of Golden Grove Lutheran Primary School, the Psychology Board of Australia and/or the professional organisation to which they may belong. </p><p>You are most welcome to contact the Principal for a confidential conversation about the role at the school on (08) 8282 6000. Further information about the school can also be found on our website </p><p><br /></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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Application Instructions

<p>Applications, including:<br /></p><p>• a resume or CV, </p><p>• a short (one page) statement of the vision that the successful applicant would bring to the role, and </p><p>• details of a current working with children check and three referees, one of whom would ideally be a current supervisor and another a pastoral referee. </p><p>These should be submitted as Word or PDF documents to the Principal, Mr William Wallace, via email wallace.william&#64; by COB on Friday 14 May 2021. </p><p><br /></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>