School Counsellor/Psychologist

Welcome to the community of Abbotsleigh. Abbotsleigh is a pre-Kindergarten to Year 12 Anglican day and Boarding school for girls. Our curriculum is broad and encourages all areas of creativity and innovation, from our earliest learners to our Senior Girls. Abbotsleigh is a leading independent girls’ school where staff possess the highest professional skills and actively support our Christian ethos.

The Role 

Temporary (12-month position) part-time (0.6 FTE) There is a possibility that this role may become permanent in 2023

Abbotsleigh seeks an experienced part-time (3 days per week) Registered Psychologist withmembership of AHPRA to join the team of professional colleagues within Junior School and the wider Wellbeing and Counselling team of Abbotsleigh. The counsellor appointed will work across the Junior School campus (Early Learning Centre, Transition and Kindergarten through to Year 6) to best meet the holistic needs of girls, staff and parents.

The Duties

The School Counsellor guides young people to realise their full potential, through an interest in, and empathy towards girls ranging in age from Early Learning to Year 6 by using a wide knowledge of available resources. The role requires liaison between girls and staff and the development of close working relationships with those with key roles in Wellbeing teams. In addition to providing support and guidance to those in crises, the Counsellor will assist with providing practices such as resilience building, time management and study skills.

About our Team

The part-time (3 days per week) School Counsellor will work collaboratively within the Junior School and the Wellbeing and Counselling Team, undertaking responsibilities within the team, as required by the Director of Wellbeing and Counselling and Head of Junior School. The successful applicant is expected to support and participate in the co-curricular activities and the Christian life of the School.

Applications received immediately

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