Counsellor – Junior School

Counsellor – Junior School

Scotch Oakburn


Scotch Oakburn College is seeking an experienced professional counsellor to join our Wellbeing team offering counselling services to our junior school students from Early Learning (3 years) to Year 5 (11 years).


This is a permanent part-time position of approximately 0.5 full-time equivalent (FTE),commencing Term 3, 2013 (start date to be negotiated with the successful candidate).


Closing Date:

Applications addressing the selection criteria are to reach Human Resources by 9am Monday

22 July, 2013.


Your Application:

Please read the Job Vacancy Information from our Website –


Your application should include:

  • Covering letter
  • Resume
  • Application Form (available from the Website)
  • Document addressing the Selection Criteria
  • Copy of your current First Aid Certificate (if available)
  • Copy of your National Criminal History Clearance or approved equivalent (if available)


Please note that the successful candidate’s employment will be subject to the receipt (and ongoing maintenance of) an appropriately clear National Criminal History Police Check (or approved equivalent – refer Approved Clearances section below).


The Position:

Counsellor – Junior School works as part of a wider College Wellbeing team and is based on our Elphin Campus, responsible for the delivery of counselling services for our Early Learning to Year 5 students, using practices that are consistent with College wide policies and strategic frameworks, particularly as they relate to student learning and development.


Counsellor – Junior School will be an experienced professional with a depth and breadth of demonstrated knowledge, skills and experience in all child developmental issues.


Counselling training is essential as is eligibility for membership of the relevantprofessional society- eg APS, AASW. Whilst not essential, applicants who have demonstrated experience in an educational environment teaching and counselling school children from Prep to Year 5 and working with their families would be desirable.


Full Job Description and more information:


Applications may be:

Emailed: or



Human Resources,

Scotch Oakburn College,

Locked Bag 103,

Kings Meadows, TAS 7249.


School Details

Scotch Oakburn


Close Date: 22/07/2013


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