SMYL Community College is looking for an experienced Psychologist to lead a team working across multiple campuses.
As a ‘Curriculum and Re-engagement in Education' (CaRE) School, SMYL Community College offers an individually constructed alternative education program under the School Education Act 1999 (WA) for 12 to 18 year olds.
All students referred to SMYL Community College experience significant barriers to education. Teaching and learning is adjusted and support services provided, to meet individual student needs. We utilise a collaborative case management model to find the most appropriate learning pathway for every student.
Campuses are located in Rockingham, Kwinana, Medina, Mandurah, Cockburn and Fremantle. The successful candidate should possess a willingness to work across all campuses.
The successful candidate will possess the following attributes:
• Hold an appropriate degree or equivalent qualification which entitles provisional or general registration with the Psychology Board of Australia.
• Demonstrated minimum five years practicing as a registered psychologist in an organization with leadership responsibilities.
• Ability to implement school psychology services and programs in an educational environment to maximise student learning outcomes.
• Knowledge of the implementation and evaluation of a variety of psychological approaches appropriate for individual, group and system-level intervention.
• Interpersonal skills, which demonstrate an ability to function in a self-directed way, and as a member of a multidisciplinary team, working with a range of clients across campuses.
• Ability to apply analytical and conceptual skills to issues identification, risk assessment and analysis, intervention and evaluation.
• Demonstrated good oral and written communication skills, with the ability to establish and maintain effective and collaborative working relationships and demonstrating the capacity to produce correspondence, reports and case notes, and interview and training (facilitation) skills.
• Demonstrated effective planning and organisational skills, with the ability to manage competing prioritises within timelines.
• Demonstrated good research, conceptual and analytical skills, including the ability to identify problems and provide solutions.
• Demonstrated skills and experience in working with individual or small groups of students experiencing difficulties.
• Demonstrated knowledge of the youth sector, particularly local organisations and services.
Applications should include both a resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria.
All candidates are asked to include both phone and email contact details for a minimum of 2 professional referees with their application.
Please also complete the required Pre Employment Health Declaration https://applicants.smyl.com.au/ as part of the application process.
Applications will be short-listed as received.