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School Psychologist – Part Time Junior School

St Catherine’s School, Toorak is one of Australia’s leading independent girls schools, fostering in students curiosity, perseverance and empathy.We are seeking an experienced Junior School Psychologist to commence in Term 4, 2020 in an ongoing, part time role. Candidates must have previous experience within a school environment working with young children and be fully registered as a Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia.The Junior School Psychologist will work closely with the Junior School Leadership team to provide counselling services to students to support their psychological, emotional and physical wellbeing. The School Counsellor is integral to the development and implementation of programs and policies to foster long-term wellbeing in our students.The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively with students, parents and staff. A thorough understanding of the emotional needs of children and adolescents and the ability to apply a range of intervention strategies is essential.Applicants must possess a valid Working with Children CheckApplications to include a cover letter, resume and three referees, marked attention of the Principal and emailed by 5.00pm Friday 9th October 2020 via applications@stcatherines.net.auTo set up a confidential discussion or to discuss application requirements, please contact the HR department via applications@stcatherines.net.au or visit our School website www.stcatherines.net.au.St Catherine’s School is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children by providing a child safe environment. Our students feel safe, happy and empowered as we support and respect all members of the St Catherine’s community.  This includes the safety and wellbeing of our students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds along with students with a disability.All staff, students and volunteers involved in St Catherine’s School have a responsibility to understand the importance of the role they play to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all students.All new and current staff at St Catherine’s School are required to be assessed as having a valid Working with Children Check, and participate in an induction on the schools Child Safety Policy, Mandatory Reporting and Child Safety Code of Conduct. JS Psychologist Recruitment Pack 90000 AUD Australia - VIC Melbourne - All locations CBD & Inner Suburbs