School Psychologist – Junior School Canberra Girls Grammar School


Applications for this position close: 9.00am, Tuesday 26 September 2023.  Although we reserve the right to make an early appointment if a suitable candidate applies.

  • Ongoing, part-time position 3 days per week 
  • Professional and values-driven environment 
  • Commitment to Professional Learning 

Who we are
Canberra Girls Grammar School (CGGS) is an independent non-selective school in the Anglican tradition that caters to approximately 1,300 students. It has earned a reputation as a leading institution in girls’ education. CGGS is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, offering the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), and the Diploma Programme (DP).

The Junior School is proudly co-educational from Reception to Year 3 and girls only from Year 4 onwards. The Junior School places an emphasis on the explicit teaching of foundational skills in literacy and numeracy and has built a reputation as a leading independent school that achieves outstanding academic and pastoral outcomes for students.

The School’s primary goal is to nurture well-rounded, highly educated, ethical, and purposeful children and young women. CGGS is dedicated to excellence, and its team is passionate, supportive, and innovative. Joining CGGS is an opportunity to be part of a community that is committed to providing outstanding educational experiences for its students.

The Role
The purpose of the role is to provide cognitive, educational, and behavioural assessments, counselling and wellbeing support, referrals, and other intervention support to students from ELC to Year 6. 

The role involves working with individual students, as well as groups identified as at-risk or demonstrating mild to moderate mental health needs, helping them develop the tools to feel able to deal with challenges, develop and improve relationships, as well as process problems and set goals and actions.

Canberra Girls Grammar School (CGGS) is committed to child safety.  As such, the successful applicant will be expected to satisfy child protection screening and adhere to the School’s Child Protection Policy and Code of Conduct.  These documents may be downloaded from the School’s website or are available from the School.

All staff at CGGS must:

  • Always demonstrate and ensure compliance with the School’s Child Protection Policy and Code of Conduct and complete regular training in Child Protection standards.
  • Promote the safety and wellbeing of children and young people to whom we provide services.
  • Ensure that your interactions with children and young people are positive and safe.
  • Provide adequate care and supervision of children and young people in your charge.
  • Act as a positive role model for children and young people.
  • Must hold, or have the ability to obtain, a current Working with Vulnerable People Check (WWVP)

The Benefits of Working at CGGS

  • Values-driven, collegial culture
  • Remuneration and terms and conditions that compare favourably with those in other school sectors in the ACT
  • Above minimum rate options for superannuation for permanent staff
  • Stimulating work & learning environment
  • The provision of an Employee Assistance Program 
  • Free influenza injections
  • Fee concessions for members of staff with children at our school
  • A generous professional learning budget
  • Free onsite parking

Further information, including the position description can be found on the School’s website  Applications should be made via the online application form on the Employment page of our website

Applications should include a current resume and short cover letter. Applications will be reviewed as received.

Queries regarding this position should be directed via email to [email protected].  Please note that applications cannot be accepted via the employment email address.



Canberra Girls Grammar School

Job Salary

Part time