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Job Number : 29128
Type and Location : Child & Adolescent / NSW - Other
Listed By : St Edward's College on 7 Nov 2019
Psychologist/Social Worker



College Psychologist / Social Worker

Permanent Full-time (during school terms)

Commencing January 2020

St Edward’s College is an all-boys Catholic Independent School on the Central Coast of NSW with an enrolment of 1,100 students in Years 7 to 12. The College is governed by Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA) and provides a wonderfully rich and liberating education that fosters student spirituality and promotes the values of inclusivity, justice and solidarity. The College is driven by staff who are committed to making a difference in the education of boys.

The Principal, Mark Bonnici, invites applications for the position of College Psychologist / Social Worker. The College Psychologist / Social Worker provides high level counselling and assessment of students. They complement and enhance the work of teachers to strengthen student learning and wellbeing outcomes. The successful applicant will report to the Director of Pastoral Care but in some instances, will deal directly with the College Principal.

Applicants are asked to provide:


1)     A completed Employment Application form (available on College website)

2)     A letter outlining reasons for your interest in the position (one page)

3)     A Curriculum Vitae (two referees including current employer)

4)     A statement addressing the requirements below (Please limit your response to no more than four pages)


Essential Criteria

The successful applicant:

·        has an affinity with and appreciation for the charism of Edmund Rice Schools;

·        holds tertiary qualifications in the field of Psychology or Social Work;

·        can demonstrate an ability to liaise positively with students, staff, parents and outside agencies on matters of pastoral care and student wellbeing;

·        can demonstrate an ability and willingness to work as a collaborative member of the Pastoral Team;

·        has excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills.

Highly Desirable Criteria

·        Experience working in an educational environment.


Applicants will be subject to Employment Screening as required by the Child Protection Act.  A commitment to the ethos of the Catholic School is essential.  For a copy of the Employment Application Form and Role Description please visit the College website  Applications are to be directed via email to the Principal at by 3.00pm Monday 18th November 2019.


The Principal

St Edward’s College, Gosford

Contact Details
Meagan Armstrong or 02 43216403

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