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Job Number : 28265
Type and Location : Counselling / NSW - Other
Listed By : NSW Department of Education on 7 Aug 2019
Senior Psychologist Education

The Department of Education serves the NSW community by providing world-class education from early childhood through to adulthood.


The Senior Psychologist, Education coordinates and professionally supervises a team of school counsellors/school psychologists to deliver high quality psychological services to schools. They work closely with schools, other members of educational services teams and agencies to improve student learning and wellbeing outcomes.


The Senior Psychologist, Education provides professional leadership in the delivery of psychological services to school communities and has a key leadership role as part of the networked specialist centres.


Employment opportunity is available at: Woodberry Public School


General selection criteria

  • Successful teaching experience with capacity to initiate improvement in teaching, learning and classroom practice
  • Knowledge of curriculum, assessment and student welfare with the ability to lead and design quality, inclusive teaching and learning programs
  • Educational leadership skills to build the capacity and manage the performance of individuals and teams
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to build relationships and engage students, staff and parents
  • Ability to plan and manage resources effectively and equitably to support teaching and learning
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the Department's Aboriginal education policies
  • Applicants are to include details of their WWCC clearance number as part of this application.


Specific selection criteria

  • In addition to the general selection criteria, successful experience as a school counsellor and registration as a psychologist
  • Demonstrated capacity to lead, support and professionally develop school counsellors/school psychologists, including those working towards registration as a psychologist.  
  • High level knowledge and skills in the provision of psychological assessment, counselling and evidence based interventions within a school context.
  • Demonstrated capacity to establish interagency partnerships to assist schools to meet the wellbeing needs of students, in particular those students needing psychological intervention and support.  


Please apply online at reference: 000076PG. Applications close at 4:00 pm, Wednesday 21 August  2019.

Contact Details
For more information, please contact Melissa Jovanovic on telephone 0418 485 919 or via email

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