SCHOOL COUNSELLOR St George’s Anglican Grammar School

JOB DESCRIPTION

School Counsellor | 0.6FTE

St George’s Anglican Grammar School is a unique vertical school located in the heart of the City of Perth. We are a proud member of the Anglican Schools Commission Inc. network of schools and possess a strong sense of community spirit linked to an exceptional pastoral care program. 

We encourage a love of learning and seek to pursue personal excellence for all within the School – staff and students alike. 

Does this sound like the school for you?

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced and passionate School Counsellor to support the wellbeing of students within our vibrant city-based campus.

The role of the School Counsellor is to take a proactive approach of progressing student wellbeing and to provide therapeutic support for students across Years 7 – 12. Their role is primarily to support and assist St George’s Anglican Grammar School to better understand and manage student mental health and wellbeing issues, with a view to continuing to improve and maximise educational outcomes for the students in our care. 

The School Counsellor will work as part of the Pastoral Care Team, reporting directly to the Head of Pastoral. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, forward thinking and possesses excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Understanding the principles of Positive Psychology so as to support the development of our Wellbeing and Character Curriculum would be an advantage, as would an understanding of Restorative Practices. 

To be successful in the role, you will need to demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a small team to positively advance our highly regarded pastoral care programmes and initiatives. Our ideal candidate would have relevant experience in providing counselling to adolescents and preferably a Master of Counselling. 

This is a part time, term time only position (0.6FTE), ideally working three days a week. 

For key selection criteria, a detailed job description and further information on how to apply, please visit the Join Us/Employment section of the School’s website.

www.stgeorges.wa.edu.au

Initial enquires regarding the role can be directed to our Head of Pastoral, Mr Hilton Hardman, on [email protected]

The closing date for all applications is 8.00am on Monday 4 September 2023. 

St George’s Anglican Grammar School reserves the right to appoint this position prior to the closing date or by invitation. The School therefore also reserves the right to withdraw this advertisement earlier than the closing date. 

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

St George's Anglican Grammar School

Job Salary

Part time