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School Psychologist - 12 Month contract
Commencing 23rd July 2019
  • Enjoy a culture of professional learning
  • Working with a supportive and passionate team

 

About St Peter’s College
Founded in 1847, St Peter’s College is an Anglican boys’ school located adjacent to the CBD of Adelaide.

 

Our vision is to be an exceptional community of learning.

 

With students from Early Learning Centre to Year 12, the School caters for a wide range of student backgrounds and abilities.

 

We believe that diversity contributes powerfully and directly to the quality of a boy’s education. We are committed to being a boys’ school that promotes responsible relationships and positive attitudes towards girls and women. We are uncompromising in being a safe and inclusive learning community respectful of diverse backgrounds of race and ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and nationality.

 

About the Role

Working with a team of Psychologists to promote the welfare and well-being of students at all levels in the Junior School, and provide effective counselling support for students experiencing personal, emotional, behavioural and/or social difficulties.

 

Pivotal to your role will be the ability to relate to all members of the School community to enable you to provide advice and recommendations on case matters as well as mediate between various members of the community.

 

Succeeding in this environment will require a solid understanding of the principles and practices of positive psychology in an educational setting and an ability to work with children, adolescents and adults.

 

As the successful applicant you will:

  • Be registered with the Psychology Board of Australia – Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Authority (AHPRA).
  • Possess professional counselling experience in an educational setting.
  • Have awareness of the ethical and legal issues regarding the role of a professional counsellor including: confidentiality; informed consent; appropriate disclosures; referral pathways; case note documentation and security.
  • Be able to effectively engage and counsel students and other members of the School community.

For a confidential discussion about this position please contact Danielle Finnimore on 8404 0512 or to apply please follow the link below.

 

Applications close:  Friday 31st of May 2019

 

The successful applicant will be expected to satisfy child protection screening, and adhere to the School’s Child Protection Policy.

 

St Peter’s College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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