SCHOOL CHAPLAIN / COUNSELLOR

St Kevin's School - Hampton Park (see more jobs from this school)

HAMPTON PARK, VIC 


Chaplains / Pastoral Care

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time (0.40 FTE)

Applications Close: 14 February 2023


We are seeking an enthusiastic, motivated, and dedicated Chaplain to join school community. This position is a two days per week role but may also include two additional days at St. Francis de Sales in Lynbrook. The Chaplain works within the broader Student Wellbeing team to support the emotional wellbeing of students through the provision of high quality pastoral care services and strategies.

<p><b>What we offer:</b></p><ul><li>Awesome kids/amazing staff</li><li>Supportive community</li><li>A clear vision </li><li>High-quality professional learning and coaching</li><li>Transformative leadership</li><li>Collaborative relationships with passionate colleagues in an innovative learning environment</li><li>Strengths-based organisation</li></ul><p><b>In return we are looking for applicants with:</b></p><ul><li>A growth mindset</li><li>A desire to learn</li><li>A willingness to collaborate and see what’s possible together</li><li>A belief in going the extra mile for our learners – because they’re worth it</li><li>A desire to grow professional capacity and to inquire deeply into practice.</li></ul><p>Does this sound like you?</p><p><b>Special requirements:</b></p><ul><li>Certificate IV in Youth Work or a Certificate IV in Pastoral Care; or Tertiary Qualifications in Social Work, Youth Work, Psychology, Counselling or equivalent qualification (as determined by the State) that must include competencies in mental health and making appropriate referrals.</li><li>Registration with Australian Counselling Association (ACA) is required</li><li>Accreditation with Australian Association of Social Worker (AASW) (desirable)</li><li>Experience working as a Social Worker (desirable)</li><li>Commitment to the safety and wellbeing of children</li><li>Strong commitment to the Catholic faith and Catholic identity of the school</li><li>Working With Children Check</li><li>Current Police Check</li><li>Experience and confidence in working with neuro-diverse students (Such as ASD, ADHD, ID, etc)</li></ul><p>The Chaplain would receive an appropriate salary dependent upon qualifications, duties and expertise</p><p>Applications must include the names and contact details with mobile number of three current referees. The current/most recent Mentor teacher and/or Principal will be contacted in reference to your application, therefore please include contact details.</p><p><i>Please note: The selection panel reserves the right to interview and appoint an applicant before the closing date for applications.</i></p>
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Application Instructions

<p>Please submit a cover letter, current CV / resume and names and contact details of 2 referees to <a href="mailto:principal&#64;skhamptonpark.catholic.edu.au" rel="nofollow">principal&#64;skhamptonpark.catholic.edu.au</a>. Previous applicants for this role are welcome to re-apply.</p>