- 12 Month Fixed Term Position
- Commencing: 18 January 2021
- 5 Days Per Week
- School Location: Good Counsel College, Innisfail
About Catholic Education - Diocese of Cairns
Catholic Education is one of the largest non-government employers in the Far North. Employment in Catholic schools in the Cairns Diocese offers a variety of teaching jobs, non-teaching and leadership positions. Professional, administrative and leadership positions also exist within the Diocese education office, Catholic Education Services (CES).
Purpose of the Role
An employee in this position is required to foucs on student wellbeing and work collaboratively with school communities to promote and foster the development and mental health of all students, through the provision of a comprehensive counselling service.
The school counsellor acknowledges and attempts to be responsive to the diverse needs of the contemporary Catholic school, which is an increasingly complex community of teachers, parents and learners. This response occurs in partnership with parents and other members of the school community.
The School Counsellor is sensitive to the development needs of the students and the staff in their support of students. The role holder requires a global knowledge of the issues presenting in the school as well as an awareness of the unique character of each school and the range and depth of resources available in any one school.
Mandatory Qualifications and Requirements
- Formal qualifications at Degree level are required in the disciplines of Education, Psychology or Social Work and relevant post graduate qualifications and experience as required by the employer
- School Counsellors with Teaching, Psychology or Social Work registrations are required to provide evidence of current registration.
- Social Workers are required to hold current Working with Children Suitability Card or eligibility
- Promote child safety at all times
How to Apply
For further information and an application pack, please visit our website www.cns.catholic.edu.au
Applications close 5pm, Friday 31 July 2020