School Psychologist, Research VIctoria 3095

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ELTHAM CollegeResearch VIctoria 3095
Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

ELTHAM College has been educating young women and men for the past 40 years. The College was conceived in 1973 as a new concept in independent, coeducational schooling. It was founded by a dynamic group of community members who were seeking schooling for their children that would look beyond average educational practice to education that fostered the talents, confidence, initiative and passion for learning in every individual.

Our location in the Nillumbik Shire, northeast of Melbourne, is no accident. Historically this district has inspired free thought and innovation. For years, artists, writers and intellectuals have been drawn to Nillumbik as a pivotal centre for inspiration. The notion of ELTHAM as one of Australia’s few truly independent schools was founded within this creative culture.

ELTHAM College is looking for a Psychologist experienced in school settings. The purpose of this role is to provide psychological services to students within the Senior School, Junior School and Early Learning Centre. This will involve working collaboratively with staff, families, external allied health professionals and community organisations. 

Psychological services will involve reviewing and interpreting psychological, cognitive and educational assessments, counselling and consultation with students, parents and school staff. It will also require specific strengths and experience in supporting adolescent mental health, gifted and high ability learners in a school setting. The school psychologist will work collaboratively with the Students Services Team and key staff to identify psychological, cognitive, educational and general wellbeing concerns. The school psychologist will manage referral to external allied health professionals and/or develop management plans for students within the school setting. This is a fixed term to December 2020, full-time position with a possibility to negotiate part-time. 

Visit our website for a full position description and application details at https:

Please submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae with names of three referees to Mr Mike Brennin (Deputy Principal).

Applications must be received by Monday 19 August 2019 to

Applicants must hold a current Working with Children Check &/or Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) and be entitled to live and work in Australia.

ELTHAM College:

Growing hearts and minds

More about ELTHAM College
Address: Research Campus, 1660 Main Road, Melbourne, Victoria, VIC 3095, Australia. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +61 3 9437 1421