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Guidance Counsellor - San Sisto College Carina

San Sisto College, Carina

CARINA, QLD


Counsellors / Psychologists

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time (0.60 FTE)

Applications Close: 30 January 2019


School Based

<ul> <li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;"><strong>Part Time - Fixed Term 6 months, <span style="color: #333399; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: small;">0.6FTE, 3 days a week</span></strong></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;"><strong>Commencing Early February 2019</strong></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;"><strong>$83,674 to $116,731 p.a + Super (pro rata)</strong></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;"><strong>School Based</strong></span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;">&nbsp;</span></p> <span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;"><strong>About the organisation</strong></span> <p><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;">Brisbane Catholic Education is a learning community of over 140 schools. We aim to provide quality teaching and learning outcomes for Prep to Year 12 students.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;">&nbsp;</span></p> <span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;"><strong>About the role</strong></span> <p><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;">As Guidance Counsellor, you will form part of the guidance and counselling team supporting the students and school community of San Sisto College, Carina, a Catholic secondary college committed to the education of young women. The aim of the school is to provide a learning environment that supports the individual student to meet the challenges of the future. With an emphasis on academic achievement, development of practical skills, promotion of community harmony and a wide co-curricular program, the college seeks to challenge each student in individual ways while fostering a strong feeling of community.<br><br> You will work collaboratively with the school communities to foster the learning and wellbeing of all students through the provision of a proactive, quality guidance and counselling service. Supported by School Services and the Student Wellbeing team you will be responsive to a vibrant and complex community of teachers and learners. Become part of a welcoming and supportive organisation, which encourages professional learning and staff engagement. <span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;"><br></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;">&nbsp;</span></p> <span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;"><strong>Duties</strong></span> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;">Facilitate proactive and preventative practices and initiatives that promote social, emotional and educational development and the mental health and wellbeing of all students in partnership with school communities</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;">Manage counselling and consulting services for students (with personal, social, emotional, vocational and educational needs) with a focus on prevention, intervention and student learning</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;">Provide psycho-educational and other assessments</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;">Ensure BCE protocols and quality processes for student protection, educating students with disabilities, behaviour support, the containment of critical incidents and mandatory record keeping are implemented</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;">Maintain standards of practice that are consistent with registration boards and membership of professional associations</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;">&nbsp;</span></p> <span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;"><strong>Qualifications</strong></span> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;">Current full registration with the Queensland College of Teachers and/or the Psychology Board of Australia (dual registration is desirable)</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;">Relevant postgraduate qualifications in Psychology and/or Guidance and Counselling (Masters level preferred)</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;">&nbsp;</span></p> <span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;"><strong>Skills &amp; Experience</strong></span> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;">Successful experience as a Guidance Counsellor in an educational setting with a focus on prevention, intervention and student learning</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;">Experience in identifying and developing activities to address academic and life career development of students</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;">Experience in the administration, interpretation and report writing for psycho-educational assessments</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;">Experience in providing support and leadership in response to student protection issues, critical incidents and risk management</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;">Collaboration skills and the ability to work in a team environment</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;">&nbsp;</span></p> <span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;"><strong>Benefits</strong></span> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;">A welcoming, collegial and flexible working environment</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;">Competitive salaries benchmarked to industry standards</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;">Salary packaging and salary sacrificing options</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;">The opportunity to make a difference in the lives of students</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;">&nbsp;</span></p> <span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;">Applicants are required to respond to Eligibility and/or Selection Criteria for this position. To view the criteria, preview the application form by clicking on the link under ‘How to apply’ and refer to section 3.</span> <p><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p><strong style="font-size: 11.1999998092651px;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;">Contact Person:</span></strong><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;">&nbsp;Sana Joseph<br><strong>Contact Telephone Number:</strong>&nbsp;07 3033&nbsp;7476<br><strong>Contact Email:</strong>&nbsp;sana.joseph@bne.catholic.edu.au</span></p> <p><strong><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;">Closing Date: </span></strong><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; color: #333399;">30-Jan-2019</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
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