School Counsellor Immanuel Lutheran College


  • Permanent full-time and part-time positions (hours to be negotiated) school terms only
  • Play a pivotal role in supporting the wellbeing of students through their educational journey from P-12
  • Be part of a supportive and collaborative team of pastoral professionals in a values-based educational setting

Welcome to Immanuel Lutheran College (ILC), where every individual is empowered to thrive on their unique journey. We don’t believe in a one-size-fits-all approach to learning. Instead, we focus on understanding and embracing the unique qualities of each student, striving to provide a differentiated education. 

Our goal is not just to educate but to ignite a spark of joy and confidence in every child, instilling in them a lifelong love for learning. With our primary school situated in a modern, bright, and airy space, we provide the perfect environment for young learners to flourish. Child safety is paramount, and we actively contribute to each student’s social, emotional, and spiritual growth, fostering an environment of compassion and support. Explore more about ILC at and be part of our inspiring journey, making a lasting impact on the lives of our students every day.

The Role

Are you an experienced and skilled counselling professional who has a passion for engaging with children and young people? If so, we are seeking applications for School Counsellor roles to join our College to provide professional counselling services to our students from Prep – 12. We have possible full time and part time positions available, and hours will be negotiated with suitable candidates based on preference and College needs.

Join our team of passionate and supportive pastoral professionals to make a difference in the lives of our students. If you possess a genuine passion for education and community in a Christian environment, an ability to authentically engage with young people to inspire trust and a desire to create a positive impact on the College community we invite you to be part of our journey.

You’re a good fit for this position if you:

  • Possess experience, skills, and knowledge with working with students with trauma and/or are ‘at risk’ of being disenfranchised from school.
  • Hold strong communication and assessment skills to read situations, understand context, connect related facts and draw preliminary conclusions to move students to the next steps in counselling or develop a plan of action to resolve issues.
  • Show a commitment to understand trauma, mental health, and social and emotional development that supports the best outcome for the student.
  • Demonstrate a calm and patient approach to working with all College community members.
  • Have the capacity to make sound professional judgements with autonomy.
  • Value the importance of child safety and maintain a zero-tolerance policy towards child abuse.
  • Thrive in collaborative environments, working closely with colleagues and community members actively contributing to the school’s community and ethos.


Applicants are asked to include the following in their submission:

  • Covering letter outlining interest in the role and the College.
  • Resume clearly detailing relevant achievements under each position held.

The Position Description is available here

Closing date: Monday, 18 September 2023, 9am



Immanuel Lutheran College

Job Salary

Full time