Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College is an independent school for girls in years 7 - 12. Established in 1875 by the Sisters of Mercy, Monte has a proud tradition of commitment to the Catholic faith, academic achievement and cultural endeavour. Heritage buildings and landscaped grounds provide an attractive educational environment.
COLLEGE COUNSELLOR/PSYCHOLOGIST (Full time, permanent)
The College is seeking the services of an experienced, motivated Psychologist/College Counsellor to join the College's Pastoral Care team. The position is full time for 44 weeks per year which includes term time (38 weeks) plus 6 weeks.
Responsibilities include individual and group counselling and working with teachers and parents to advise on emotional, behavioural and social needs of students. This position also has responsibility for guiding families to external services when required and close collaboration with key members of staff at the school.
The successful applicant will be a qualified psychologist experienced in working with young people and who understands the complexities of adolescent development and difficulties that may be experienced by students at various stages.
Appropriate tertiary qualifications are required. Applicants must be registered with AHPRA and be eligible for membership of the APS.
As a school community, Monte places a strong emphasis on collegiality and professional development. Monte staff embrace and celebrate the Mercy values of respect for human dignity, compassion, justice, service to others, and commitment to the poor. All staff are dedicated to preparing our students for a life of success, significance and purpose and support the belief that education should be a rich interweaving of knowledge, skills and spirituality.
Monte provides a professional working environment that reflects and celebrates diversity.
The successful applicant must be willing to support the Catholic ethos of the College and provide a valid Working with Children Check number prior to commencement.
For more information and to apply, please visit the Monte website:
Applications close 8 October 2021