Project Officer - Educational Assessment - Mackay Region

Catholic Education Office - Rockhampton

Rockhampton, QLD


Counsellors / Psychologists

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time (0.50 FTE)

Applications Close: 31 October 2021


Applications are invited from fully registered psychologists for the part time (15hpw) position of Project Officer – Educational Assessment. This is a 12 month contract position with the possibility of extension that will service four Catholic primary schools in the Mackay region.

<p>Catholic Education in the Diocese of Rockhampton is committed to high quality teaching and learning for 16,600 students who are enrolled in Kindergartens, Catholic Primary Schools and Colleges from Bundaberg to Mackay and west to Longreach. </p><p>With a vibrant working environment, we provide excellent benefits for staff including professional and career development opportunities that build personal and organisational capability. We celebrate diversity in our workforce, and value the knowledge and skills that a diverse range of employees bring to the workplace. Our staff are recognised as being central to achieving our mission and we have an emphasis on caring and supporting teachers in both their vocation in working with students and other aspects of their lives. </p><p><b>About the role </b></p><p>Applications are invited from fully registered psychologists for the Part time position of Project Officer – Educational Assessment. This is a 12 month contract position with the possibility of extension that will service four Catholic primary schools in the Mackay region. This position will commence from 17 January 2022. </p><p>This position involves the administration, scoring and interpretation of psycho-educational assessments to promote and foster learning, wellbeing and successful school engagement of students with specific needs. The psychologist is a certified professional who works with the school by contributing specialised knowledge and skills in collaboration with key stakeholders. Some travel within the region may be required. </p><p><b>About You</b><br /></p><p>The successful applicant will have relevant experience and highly developed psycho-educational assessment skills, as well as an understanding of, and a commitment to, the ethos of Catholic Education. In addition, you will have excellent time management skills, well developed interpersonal skills and a high proficiency of computer skills. </p><p>Experience in Psycho-educational assessments with children and young people (eg. Covering cognitive, academic, social/emotional and behavioural areas) is preferred. </p><p><b>Mandatory Requirements </b></p><ul><li>Current registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)</li><li>Highly developed psycho-educational assessment skills</li><li>Relevant formal qualifications at degree level</li><li>Current Driver’s Licence</li><li>Ability to perform the physical requirements of the role in a safe manner.</li></ul><p><b>What we offer </b></p><ul><li>Competitive salary of $66,815.50 (15 hpw) &#43; Super</li><li>4 weeks annual leave (pro-rata)</li><li>Superannuation up to 12.75% contribution (in a co-contribution arrangement)</li><li>Modern facilities and resources</li><li>Access to long service leave after 7 years of continuous service (portability of Long Service Leave may also be applicable)</li><li>Excellent leave entitlements to suit various situations</li><li>Induction, professional development and learning opportunities</li><li>Access to Employee Assistance Program</li><li>Access to corporate health schemes with either Bupa or Westfund Health Insurance</li></ul><p><b>Further information</b><br /></p><ul><li>For a confidential conversation please contact Bernhard Weckmann (Counselling Services Coordinator) on 074994 8000 </li><li>For further information regarding the remuneration package, please contact Employee Support Services Employment&#64;rok.catholic.edu.au </li><li>Applications during the shortlisting phase will be kept confidential. </li></ul><p><b><a href="https://applynow.net.au/jobs/CER159-project-officer-educational-assessment-mackay-region" rel="nofollow">Visit our website and apply today!</a></b></p><p><b>Applications close: 5pm 31 October 2021 </b></p><p>Catholic Education is committed to best practice in student protection policies and procedures and is an equal opportunity employer. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. </p><p>#bethedifference</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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