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Job Number : 42144
Type and Location : Psychologist / Sydney
Listed By : Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College on 14 May 2024
College Counsellor/Psychologist

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 (Part time, permanent - 0.6 FTE, 3 days per week)


The College is seeking the services of a motivated and experienced Psychologist/College Counsellor to join the College's Pastoral Care team. The position is part time (0.6 FTE) for term time (38 weeks) plus 6 weeks (44 weeks in total).


Responsibilities include individual and group counselling and working with teachers and parents to advise on the 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.


Staff at Monte enjoy a range of benefits including:

• Dedicated staff learning and meeting areas and access to the latest technology

• Ongoing professional and pastoral development including staff conference days and workshops with leading local and international education presenters

• Staff scholarships for external academic course work

• “Monte Active” program designed to support the health and wellbeing of all staff including access to the College gym and swimming pool including a range of activities at no cost

• Regular staff morning teas and social opportunities

• Staff choir



For more information and to apply, please visit the Monte website, click on "About Monte" and then "Working at Monte" 


Applications close 7 June 2024


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.

Contact Details
Peter de Vries

02 9409 6200

[email protected]

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