School Counsellor (Years 10-12) – St Mary Mackillop College

St Mary MacKillop College (Canberra) (see more jobs from this school)

Isabella Plains, ACT


Chaplains / Pastoral Care

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 5 December 2021


St Mary MacKillop College is a dynamic welcoming community. We are committed to excellence in teaching and learning, the support of family life, and the enrichment of all our people.

<p align="center"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14pt"><strong>School Counsellor (Years 10-12) – St Mary Mackillop College</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt"><strong>Location: </strong>St Mary Mackillop College – Isabella Plains Campus ACT</span><br><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt"><strong>Employment Type:</strong>&nbsp;Permanent, Full-time</span><br><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt"><strong>Salary Range:&nbsp;</strong>$100,896.30 to $ 110,982.60 + Superannuation&nbsp;</span><br><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt"><strong>Start Date:</strong>&nbsp;Negotiable</span><br><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt"><strong>Closing Date:&nbsp;</strong>11.55pm, 5 December 2021</span><br><br><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt"><strong>Who Are We?</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt">Catholic Education, Archdiocese of Canberra &amp; Goulburn plays an integral role in education both in the ACT and NSW operating 56 Schools and 8 Early Learning Centres.</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt">St Mary MacKillop College is committed to excellence in teaching and learning, the support of family life, and the enrichment of all our people. The curriculum at St Mary MacKillop College is undertaken in an environment where each person is valued and respected as an individual whose personal growth is of paramount importance.</span></p> <p><br><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt"><strong>About the Role</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt">We have an exciting opportunity for a School Counsellor to join our team at St Mary MacKillop College, supported by a collegial network of School Counsellors across our ACT secondary colleges within Catholic Education. This role will work closely within the school and wider school community at St Mary Mackillop College to provide support to students and staff, whilst working collaboratively with the <em>Student Counselling and Welfare Manager</em>. The successful applicant will be personable and proactive with a strong team-work mentality.</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt">The School Counsellor provides a service that is intrinsically a part of the core business of the School on this continuum of Pastoral Care. In this context the School Counsellor contributes to the mission of CECG by the provision of a professional counselling service to school communities in order to promote and foster the wellbeing and mental health, successful school engagement and development of all students, and to work collaboratively with other staff and parents in achieving this.</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt">Please note that these positions are averaged, meaning the hours of work will be aligned to that of the schools working 40 weeks per year.</span></p> <p><br><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt"><strong>Benefits and Opportunities</strong></span></p> <ul type="disc"> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt">Averaged 40 weeks per year; working aligned to school terms and hours</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt">Attractive remuneration package</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt">Opportunities to undertake training and upskilling</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt">Positive, social work culture</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt">Role comes with provision for professional development and external clinical supervision</span></li> </ul> <p><br><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt"><strong>Essential Criteria</strong></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt">Competency for this role involves self-directed development and application of professional knowledge with substantial depth in some areas.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt">A broad range of professional skills are applied to roles and functions in both varied and highly specific contexts.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt">A proportion of competencies involve complex, specialized or professional functions.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt">Competencies are used independently and are substantially non-routine with initiative being exercised in the application of professional practices.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt">Significant discretion and judgement are required in planning, design, professional, technical, or supervisory functions related to services, operations or processes for self and/or others.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt">Work under broad guidance</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><em>Please refer to the role description for an in-depth detail regarding criteria and skill set required.<br></em></span></p> <p><br><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt"><strong>Application Process</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt">Please apply via the link. Applicants will be required to submit a covering letter outlining briefly the selection criteria in the position description and a current resume.</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt">For further information about the role and Catholic Education Archdiocese of Canberra &amp; Goulburn please visit the <a href="https://cg.catholic.edu.au/">website</a> and position description. If you have any questions contact the Recruitment Team on&nbsp;02 6234 5427 or via email&nbsp;<a href="mailto:Recruitment@cg.catholic.edu.au">Recruitment@cg.catholic.edu.au</a>.</span></p><br><br><p><img src="https://az29734.vo.msecnd.net/static/people/icons/icon_file_small.gif" alt="Download File">&nbsp;<a href="https://careers.cg.catholic.edu.au/cw/en/PositionDescriptionDocument/498268/school-counsellor-years-1012-st-mary-mackillop-college">Applicant Information Pack</a></p>