Counsellor/Psychologist Central Coast Steiner School

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are a thriving, independent school set on the beautiful Central Coast of NSW with over 280 students from Early Kindergarten to Year 10.  The Counsellor/Psychologist is responsible for providing social and emotional support to students. We are looking for a qualified individual who is seeking to have an impact in the lives of young people and support their wellbeing. 

This is a part time role, approximately 14 hours over 3 days.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working closely with and/or as part of the school wellbeing team to deliver student wellbeing services
  • Providing students, their families and staff with support and/ or appropriate referrals in difficult situations such as during times of grief or when students are facing personal challenges
  • Organising one-on-one or group sessions with students, parents, and teachers
  • Attending Parent- Teacher meetings to provide information about the wellbeing support service as requested
  • Maintaining relevant professional records and email communication
  • Communicating with support services 
  • Providing reports to Principal/Deputy Principal/High School Coordinator

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Formal qualifications in counselling/ psychology
  • A demonstrated understanding of the challenges and practicalities involved in providing wellbeing support within a school community
  • An informed and evidence-based understanding of youth/child development and related wellbeing issues
  • A demonstrated ability to work both as a member of a team and independently
  • A high standard of written and verbal communication skills
  • Positive and reliable work ethic

Applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria, provide a professional resume and contact details of three referees who have worked in a supervisory capacity.  All applicants must be willing to obtain a Police Check and hold a current Working with Children Check.

Applications are to be sent to [email protected]

Applications close 29/07/2022

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

Central Coast Steiner School

Job Salary

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