Secondary School Careers Advisor The Riverina Anglican College


The Riverina Anglican College is on the search for a Secondary School Careers Advisor, commencing January 2024. 

Located in Wagga Wagga in the picturesque Riverina region of NSW, The Riverina Anglican College is an International Baccalaureate World School within the Anglican Diocese of Canberra/Goulburn. The College opened the first stage of the Junior School Build and welcomed K-6 students for the first time in 2021. The College offers a wide variety of cocurricular activities, service learning, leadership opportunities, and a vast range of subjects from the IB Diploma Programme and the NSW curriculum.

Since the foundation of The Riverina Anglican College in 1998, the College has placed our students at the centre of the educational experience – with the acknowledgement and expectation that all students are capable of excellent personal, educational, social, and career achievement. The Riverina Anglican College has an outstanding reputation across all spheres of student life. The College aims to develop thoughtful global citizens and to stimulate in all students an intellectual curiosity, the capacity to tackle and solve problems, the ability to think creatively and logically, and the ability to work with others.

Today, The Riverina Anglican College is a thriving, dynamic, forward-looking community that learns and lives according to the motto: Strength through Faith and Knowledge. Learning is enhanced beyond the classroom with sport, camps, agricultural shows, bands and orchestra, retreats and service-learning experiences. The Riverina Anglican College aims to prepare students for a life of dedicated service in society; locally, nationally and globally. The Riverina Anglican College provides an engaging and supportive learning environment that encourages excellence in all endeavours.

Purpose and Outline of Role

The Careers Advisor will provide careers counselling, guidance regarding tertiary and vocational education and general advice to students within the Secondary School, their parents and staff where appropriate.

Reporting Relationships

The Careers Advisor is ultimately responsible to the Principal in all aspects of the position and directly responsible to the Head of Secondary School. 

Employment Basis

This is a full-time, permanent position commencing in Term 1, 2024. The successful candidate ideally has experience or credentials in careers; with previous experience in a similar role and professional affiliations considered an advantage.

Role Responsibilities

The following list is indicative of the responsibilities attached to the role. The Principal may assign additional duties from time to time.

Expertise & Experience

  • Demonstrated expertise and experience in careers counselling, preferably in a school context.
  • Professional certification or qualifications in careers education and/or counselling.


  • Highly desirable: degree or other qualification in teaching and/or careers counselling.

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
  • Confident speaker capable of representing the School with warm manner and professional presentation.
  • Attention to detail
  • High level administrative and organisational skills
  • Demonstrated experience in dealing appropriately, and calmly, with confidential and sensitive information.
  • Ability to manage effectively numerous intersecting demands, particularly at busy points during the year. This includes managing large numbers of overlapping applications with associated demands (references, transcripts, deadlines, interviews etc).
  • Flexible and responsive to the needs of the school community and driven to achieve the best outcomes for the College and its students. 
  • A collaborative, team player balanced with the ability to be decisive and directional where situations demand.
  • Model and promote lifelong learning.


For more information about the role, and a full job description, please contact Olivia Jones ([email protected]). 

Applications should include a one-page cover letter outlining your suitability to the role. Applications should be addressed to the Principal, and be sent to [email protected]




The Riverina Anglican College

Job Salary

Full time