College Counsellor I Part-time Continuing Brigidine College


About Brigidine College Indooroopilly

Brigidine College is a Kildare Ministries school in the Brigidine tradition. It is an Independent Catholic Girls’ Secondary College with an enrolment of over 850 students. We commit ourselves to the education and empowerment of young women within the framework and challenge of Catholic philosophy.

Being a part of the Brigidine community means you are working with others who are passionate about learning and enjoy working in a strong, values driven culture.

About This Opportunity

The College Counsellor provides a comprehensive counselling service addressing the social, emotional, behavioural and developmental needs of students and their families in order to optimize student learning and enhance staff professionalism. Collaborating with College staff and the wider College community, the Counsellor is expected to plan, develop and provide initiatives responsive to the pastoral needs of the College Community. 

We are seeking an experienced and suitably qualified candidate to join our team on an ongoing part-time basis (0.8 FTE).  

For further details, the position description is available on the College website. 

About You

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Must hold a Counselling and/or relevant qualification. 
  • Minimum of 3 years counselling experience, working with students/children and parents.
  • A demonstrated commitment to support and promote the philosophy, ethos, traditions and spiritual values of a Catholic School in the Brigidine tradition.       
  • A demonstrated ability to care for students – their diverse and changing needs and aspirations – both as individuals and as active members of the community.
  • An ability to provide social, emotional and behavioural interventions for students/children and their families.
  •  A capacity to lead the ongoing growth and development of wellbeing of staff to achieve pastoral goals – personal and academic – and to be actively involved in the life of the Brigidine College House system.
  • High level communication and interpersonal skills including demonstrated collaboration, consultation, negotiation and organisational skills.

Compliance Requirements

Applicants are expected to support the Catholic ethos of the College, and must obtain and maintain a Blue Card. The No Card, No Start law means you must have a Blue Card before you can start work. If you do not have a blue card, you can be job-ready by applying online through the applicant portal on the Blue Card site.

Want to Apply?

To submit your application, please complete the online application through the APPLY NOW link on our website –

Your application must include:

  • Covering letter addressing key selection criteria; and
  • Resume, including contact details for three professional referees.

To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the Brigidine College employment website by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels, including direct email, will not be accepted.

Application close 9.00 am on Monday 18 July 2022

The College reserves the right to interview and employ a successful candidate before the closing date. The advertisement will be removed once an appointment has been made.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.



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