School Counsellor (Psychologist/Social Worker/Youth Worker) Padua College – Victoria


About the business

Padua College is a large regional Catholic Secondary School on the Mornington Peninsula with 2500 students across 3 campuses. With growing enrolments, we pride ourselves on providing excellent pastoral care and support to all students and their families.

About the role

Applications are sought for the part-time position of School Counsellor to commence in Term 4, 2023.


This Education Support Employee position provide students and families at the College with appropriate support to cope with issues that impact their wellbeing. The School Counsellor is responsible to the Principal through the Vice Principal – Students, Vice Principals and Deputy Principals – Heads of Campus and the Counselling Services Team Leader. He/she will liaise with the Deputy Principals – Heads of Campus, House Coordinators, Homeroom Teachers, Subject Teachers and relevant College personnel regarding the most effective ways of dealing with students and their educational, emotional and social well-being.


The responsibilities of the School Counsellor include but are not limited to:

i. Supporting the implementation of the Vision and Mission Statements of Padua College

ii. Collaborating with the College Pastoral Associate and Counselling Services Team Leader on matters of wellbeing for members of the College community

iii. Liaising with teaching staff concerning student wellbeing issues

iv. Supporting the College Pastoral Associate and College Pastoral Executive in formulating the College response to any College critical incident

v. Being a representative on various College and external committees

vi. performing other duties and implementing decisions as requested by the Principal or the College Improvement Team.

Applications for this position close at 10.00am Monday 18 September 2023.

College Application Form and Role Descriptions can be obtained at the College website at Application for this position should be returned to the Principal by email to [email protected], accompanied by full Résumé, the names of three referees and transcripts (if appropriate) by 10.00am Monday 18 September 2023. All applications will be acknowledged on receipt by return email. Other applicants will not receive further communication from the College regarding the position.

Padua College is a Child Safe School and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children. For teaching positions successful applicants will hold Victorian Institute of Teaching Registration and for non-teaching positions successful applicants will be subject to a Working with Children Check and a National Police Record Check. 



Padua College - Victoria

Job Salary

Part time