Psychologist Canberra Grammar School


  • We are seeking a passionate Psychologist to join the Senior School team
  • Contribute to a school that provides more than exceptional academic results
  • Full-time and Part-time opportunities are available

About the Role

We are seeking a passionate Psychologist to join the Senior School team to provide consultancy, advice, assessment, counselling and guidance to students and their parents from Year 7 to Year 12. In the role, you will utilise your psychological expertise in education and learning to support and build the capacity of the school community toward the same goals. It is a requirement to be registered or have provisional registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), be eligible to hold a current membership with the Australian Psychological Society (APS) or have formal counselling qualifications and experience.

This is a non-ongoing position and we can offer a full-time or part-time contract within the working hours of Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. This position is also on call during the school holidays and is required to work at least one week each holiday period.

About You

You are dedicated, passionate and possess the following:

  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Eligible for membership with the Australian Psychologist Society (APS)
  • Demonstrated experience working within an educational setting
  • Demonstrated experience working with children and adolescents and parents/caregivers
  • Demonstrated clinical experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of assessment instruments and interventions
  • Knowledge of how children and adolescents learn and the relevant developmental stages
  • Demonstrated strong communication and collaboration skills

All team members at CGS are required to have:

  • Appropriate qualifications
  • A valid ACT Working with Vulnerable People Card
  • A current National Police Check; and
  • Full working rights within Australia.

Benefits for you

As a CGS team member, you have access to a range of additional benefits, including:

  • A highly competitive salary and superannuation of 12% (for permanent team members)
  • Staff awards program and generous professional development funding
  • Attractive salary packaging arrangements
  • Complimentary daily barista-made coffee
  • Delicious daily morning tea and discounted lunches
  • Access to the onsite health clinic and annual influenza vaccinations
  • 24/7 access to our Employee Assistance Program
  • 14 weeks of paid parental leave
  • School fee concessions
  • Onsite parking

Working at CGS

We aim to provide a vibrant and rewarding workplace that showcases your skills with a strong commitment to your professional learning. Working at Canberra Grammar School you will join a community committed to delivering the highest standard of education, inspiring students to achieve personal excellence within a warm and inclusive environment.

We are continuously growing our CGS community with people who are passionate and energetic in their profession and who place student learning and well-being at the forefront of all they do. We invite candidates of all ages, people with a disability and Indigenous Australians to apply.

How to Apply

  1. Please click the ‘Apply’ button to access the position description and submit the following documents: 
  • Cover letter (addressing the selection criteria in the Position Description)
  • Resume/CV

CGS is proud to be a School that takes child protection very seriously. All candidates for roles at Canberra Grammar School are subject to screening and assessment against child safety standards as part of our thorough recruitment process.

An early application is advised as we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if sufficient suitable applications are received.



Canberra Grammar School

Job Salary

Part time