School Psychologist/Counsellor

Website Nowra Christian School

A Christian K-12 learning community on the NSW South Coast

Nowra Christian School (NSW) is a growing Christian K-12 learning community of over 460 students, situated on the beautiful NSW South Coast. For over 40 years, we have continued to offer an excellent Christian schooling experience for those who live in the Shoalhaven region.

We are currently inviting applications from committed Christians of evangelical persuasion who are active in their local church, to join our team in 2022 as a School Psychologist/Counsellor.

  • part-time position 3-4 days per week
  • become an integral member of our professional student wellbeing team
  • Commencement date: ASAP but no later than January 2022

The successful applicant will:

  • have psychological expertise to support students to achieve cognitive, emotional, social, physical and spiritual wellbeing
  • demonstrate empathy and the ability to offer Bible-based educational and pastoral counselling to students and their families, K to 12
  • have a strong understanding of the mental health needs of children and young people
  • have experience in counselling children and young people using evidence-based interventions approaches with an emphasis on solution focussed interventions
  • have experience in cognitive, emotional and behavioural assessment of children and young people
  • have well-developed interpersonal, oral and written communication skills (including report writing) and information technology skills
  • demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively and liaise with key stakeholders to enhance outcomes for children and young people
  • uphold and support the school’s Christian aims and ethos

Desirable qualifications and experience

  • Full registration as a psychologist with PsyBA (Psychology Board of Australia) would be highly regarded

Mandatory requirements include:

  • Reference from current church minister
  • Completion of the school’s application form
  • Current first aid certificate
  • Current COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate or relevant medical contraindication certificate
  • Current NSW Working With Children Check approval number

Applications close 5pm Monday 6 December 2021

How to apply:
Please visit www.ncs.nsw.edu.au/jobs to download the relevant application pack and complete the online application form. Any enquiries should be directed to Gail Bate on 02 4422 1199.

Only applicants who complete the official school application form will be considered.

To apply for this job please visit www.ncs.nsw.edu.au.

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