The NSW Department
of Education is seeking school counsellors for temporary employment
The Department of
Education serves the NSW community by providing world-class education from
early childhood through to adulthood.
work as a member of an interdisciplinary team, working with school and
Departmental staff to enhance student learning and wellbeing. They provide
psychological counselling services to students in allocated public schools from
Preschool to Year 12. Ability and willingness to travel between worksites.
This is a great
opportunity to be part of a new and exciting growth phase at the Department of
Education. You can look forward to a diverse caseload that you will find
professionally satisfying and allow you to apply your professional skills in a
supported and collegial environment.
To be successful in these roles you will have:
- Teaching qualifications and
eligibility for an approval to teach in NSW Department of Education
- Be a registered or
provisionally registered psychologist, or eligible for registration with
the Psychology Board of Australia
- Have demonstrated
understanding of the mental health needs of children and young people
- Experience in counselling
children and young people using evidence-based interventions
- Experience in cognitive,
emotional and behavioural assessment of children and young people
- Well-developed interpersonal,
oral and written communication skills, including report writing
- Ability to work
collaboratively and liaise with key stakeholders to enhance outcomes for
children and young people
- Knowledge of and commitment
to the Department's Aboriginal education policies
appointment, School Counsellors will need to provide proof of current Working
with Children Check clearance and have an ability to travel between work sites.
available for successful applicants who require additional training in the
delivery of psychological services in school settings.
applicants will be provided with a Departmental induction program, ongoing
professional learning and professional supervision.
Please apply online
at www.iworkfor.nsw.gov.au. Job
reference: 00006XJ9. Applications close at 4:00 pm, Wednesday 29 May 2019.