School Psychologist

Ravenswood School for Girls (see more jobs from this school)

GORDON, NSW 


Counsellors / Psychologists

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time (0.60 FTE)

Applications Close: 12 August 2022


We are seeking a motivated, experienced registered Psychologist to join our Wellbeing Team in a temporary 3 days a week capacity during the term time for a maximum period of 12 months concluding at the end of Term 2, 2023.

<p><b>The School:</b></p><p>Ravenswood is a Uniting Church Prep to Year 12 day and boarding school for girls located on Sydney’s North Shore. Ranked as a top 20 school in NSW, Ravenswood offers both the HSC and the IB Diploma Programme as well as the PYP in the Junior School. It is a school where staff enjoy a range of benefits that foster health and wellbeing, and students achieve outstanding academic success supported by innovative teaching practices that are underpinned by a whole school approach to Positive Education. </p><p><b>The Role:</b></p><p>We are seeking a motivated, experienced registered Psychologist to join our Wellbeing Team in a temporary 3 days a week capacity during the term time for a maximum period of 12 months concluding at the end of Term 2, 2023. You will work with our School Psychologists, Year Coordinators, Head of Senior School and the Deputy Principal: Wellbeing, Boarding and Development, to support our students, parents, and teachers. </p><p>Our School Psychologists are key members of the Wellbeing Team at Ravenswood and the main function of this role is to provide counselling support to our students. </p><p>Essential criteria: </p><ul><li>Registration as a psychologist with AHPRA; </li><li>Experience with CBT as well as a strong interest in positive psychology and related therapies; </li><li>Familiarity with trauma informed interventions </li><li>Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team; </li><li>Strong commitment to ongoing professional development and ethical practice; </li><li>Experience in providing quality evidence-based services for children, adolescents, and their parents. </li></ul><p>Desirable criteria: </p><ul><li>Experience working with groups; </li><li>Experience in staff training; </li><li>Experience working with children and adolescents aged 5-18 years; </li><li>Experience working in schools </li><li>Endorsement in clinical or educational psychology is desirable; </li><li>Minimum 3-5 years working as a psychologist. </li></ul><p>Additional Skills/Requirements: </p><ul><li>Strong understanding/ experience working with young people and families of diverse cultural backgrounds; </li><li>Ability to work with children and adolescents with disabilities or learning needs; </li><li>Ability to administer and report psychometric assessment such as the WISC, WAIS and WIAT; </li><li>Understanding of child protection legislation and guidelines as it applies to schools; </li><li>Tertiary qualifications in Psychology; </li><li>Registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA); </li><li>Eligibility for registration with Australian Psychological Society (APS).</li></ul><p>Ravenswood School for Girls is dedicated to maintaining a child safe environment and is committed to the safety, welfare and wellbeing of children.</p><p><b>To Apply: </b></p><p>Please include a cover letter addressing the selection criteria, additional skills and requirements along with your resume. </p><p>Ravenswood will begin to review applications prior to the application closure date. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply promptly. </p><p>Shortlisted applicants will be required to provide the School with their Working With Children Check number in order to be eligible for this position.<br /></p><p>It is a requirement of employment to be fully vaccinated (2 doses) for COVID-19. </p><p>Applications close 3pm, Wednesday 3 August 2022 </p><p>For more information contact Amanda Smith, Director of Human Resources on 02 9498 9898 or by email asmith&#64;ravenswood.nsw.edu.au </p><p><b>Ravenswood is a Uniting Church IB World School. </b></p><p><br /></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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