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Job Number : 29054
Type and Location : Psychologist / NSW - Other
Listed By : NSW Department of Education on 6 Nov 2019
School Psychologist

The NSW Department of Education currently has a range of temporary employment opportunities with the possibility of extension and/or ongoing employment to work as a school psychologist in NSW public schools. School Psychologists apply their psychological expertise to support students to achieve cognitive, emotional, social, physical and spiritual wellbeing.

School Psychologists provide counselling and psychological assessment of students. They complement and enhance the work of teachers to strengthen student learning and wellbeing outcomes. School Psychologists provide psychological counselling services to allocated schools from Preschool to Year 12 across a range of metropolitan, rural and remote locations.

School Psychologists will not be required to teach or undertake teaching duties as defined by the Teacher Accreditation Act 2004 as amended.

Essential Requirements

  • Registered or provisionally registered psychologist
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the Department's Aboriginal Education and Training policies
  • Valid and current Working with Children Check clearance.
  • Ability and willingness to travel between work sites. This will require a current and valid driver's licence with permission to drive by one-self.

Special Notes

Successful applicants will be provided with a Departmental induction program, ongoing professional learning and professional supervision. Further details regarding conditions of employment are contained in the online advertisement.

Scholarships are available for successful applicants who require additional training in the delivery of psychological services in school settings.

Please apply online at Job reference:  00007E91. Applications close at 11:59 pm, Wednesday 20 November 2019.

Contact Details
For more information, please contact Vicki Melitas on telephone 02 7814 2988 or via email to

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