School Counsellor - Term Time Only

School Counsellor - Term Time Only

Job Title: School Counsellor - Term Time Only
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney - CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Reference: 316403837264
Contact Name: Claire Lording
Contact Email: claire@beaumontpeople.com.au
Job Published: September 04, 2020 13:46

Job Description

  • Excellent Opportunity for a School Counsellor to lead a team of three counsellors
  • Work for a leading school based in the Inner West
  • Competitive Remuneration
  • Term time only role – no need to work any of the school holidays
  • Working hours – 8:00am – 4:00pm
Beaumont People are recruiting a School Counsellor for a leading school based in the Inner West. This person will lead a team of three Counsellors within their senior school campus covering years 7- 12.
About the role
  • Lead the counselling team, as well as liaising with academic staff and year coordinators to ensure appropriate care for the students
  • Provide counselling for students in the area of academic support to enhance their social, behavioural, emotional and academic development
  • Regularly consult with parents
  • Will have the ability to recommend various psychometric reports, interpret them and produce findings to staff /parents/carers
  • Where appropriate refer students to other specialists and professionals
  • Actively being visible to the students during breaks to normalise seeing a school counsellor
The Ideal Candidate
  • Will be a trained psychologist with prior experience of working in a school environment
  • Interested in developmental psychology
  • Qualifications as a psychologist and or experience in a psychometric testing is advantageous
  • Has a passion to work within a school setting
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to record keep and follow up with both students, parents and the academic team
Culture and Benefits
  • Close to public transport and links
  • Free use of the school gym
  • Term time only role - no need to work any school holidays