Aitken College is a Prep to Year 12 co-educational, independent school in association with the Uniting Church located on 18 hectares in Greenvale. We offer a collaborative and innovative academic environment that encourages individual excellence, honesty, kindness and respect.
We are seeking a passionate, innovative, engaging and suitably qualified individual to join our team for a Part-Time as a School Counsellor. This is an ongoing part time position (possibility of full time in the future), commencing Term 4 2023.
The Student Counsellor works as part of the Wellbeing Team to provided an exceptional standard of support to students. This person will have experience in supporting students experiencing social, emotional and/or psychological concerns. The successful candidate will report directly to the Director of Wellbeing and will work with a team of highly experienced counsellors, school leaders, classroom teachers, staff, as well as parents to provide support for students.
To access the School Counsellor Position Description go to – https://www.aitkencollege.edu.au/position-descriptions
To Apply please go to: https://www.aitkencollege.edu.au/careers/
Aitken College is a child safe workplace. All staff must comply with The College’s Child Safe policies and related policies and procedures, taking all reasonable steps to promote the safety of children. The Aitken College Child Safety Policy is available on the school website – https://www.aitkencollege.edu.au/child-safety/.
All applicants must be registered with the Victorian Institute of Teaching (for Teaching) and a valid and current Working with Children’s Check (for Non Teaching).
If you have any questions regarding this opportunity, please contact [email protected].
Applications will close Friday 25 Aug 2023 at 5pm, however earlier applications are encouraged as interviews may commence prior to the closing date.
We are looking for a school counsellor who:
- Is aligned with the Aitken College Values
- Has a current and valid WWCC (registered with the VIT desirable and an advantage)
- Has experience counselling within a school environment
- Can work collaboratively and as part of a team
- Works hard to see students reach their full potential
- Has outstanding interpersonal skills, an ability to communicate effectively with students, other educators and parents