Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time (0.20 FTE)
Applications Close: 2 October 2020
St Anthony's Primary School is seeking a qualified Psychologist with experience in an educational environment to join our team 1 day per week in 2021.
<p><b>Our School</b></p><p>St Anthony of Padua Catholic Primary School is situated in Melton South, approximately 35 kilometres west of Melbourne CBD. The school is located in a low-socio economic area with high population growth. Current student numbers are 730, with anticipated numbers for 2021 of 800. St Anthony’s is a diverse community with 53% of all families speaking languages other than English. St Anthony’s is a welcoming and inclusive school with a positive learning culture. </p><p><b>The Role of the School Psychologist</b></p><p>Please refer to the Role Description attached. This is a part time fixed term position for the 2021 School Year.</p><p><b>Selection Criteria</b></p><p>• Appropriate qualifications as a Psychologist and experience working with children in an educational setting. Must have full-registration and work as an independent practitioner.
</p><p>• Current registration with the Psychology Board of Australia.
</p><p>• Excellent communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills, with a demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively with others and exercise influence in a diversity of contexts.
</p><p>• Ability to work independently, to take initiative and a capacity for effective decision-making.
</p><p>• A demonstrated ability to manage and prioritise a range of tasks, plan workloads and work to deadlines.
</p><p>• Proven ability to be discerning and maintain confidentiality.
</p><p>• Ability to have a positive impact on staff morale and wellbeing.
</p><p><b>Application Process</b><br /></p><p>St Anthony’s is committed to being a child safe organisation. Applicants will be required to hold a valid employment working with children check to be successful. </p><p>Applications should include:-</p><ul><li>Completed application for employment as per the attachment to this advertisement;</li><li>Cover Letter/CV addressing the selection criteria </li></ul><p>We look forward to working with you shoud you be successful in your application for this position.</p><p><br /></p><p><br /></p><p><br /></p>