Guidance Counsellor - Our Lady of the Rosary School, CALOUNDRA, Caloundra

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Our Lady of the Rosary SchoolCaloundra
Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term:

  • Part Time - Fixed Term
  • Maternity Leave Replacement
  • Commencing 19 August to July 2020 
  • 3 days/week (Mon/Wed/Thu or as negotiated)
  • $83,674 to $116,731 p.a. plus Super (pro-rata)
  • School Based


About the organisation

Brisbane Catholic Education is a learning community of over 140 schools. We aim to provide quality teaching and learning outcomes for Prep to Year 12 students.


About the role

As Guidance Counsellor, you will form part of the guidance and counselling team supporting the students and school community of Our Lady of the Rosary School, Caloundra. OLR School is in a state of ongoing renewal, energized by both the legacy of its past and by those global, national and local forces presently at work in schools. Through living our motto to pray, to care, to share and in partnership with our families and the broader community, OLR helps children to develop as people of God in the world of today & tomorrow.

You will work collaboratively with the school communities to foster the learning and wellbeing of all students through the provision of a proactive, quality guidance and counselling service. Supported by School Services and the Student Wellbeing team you will be responsive to a vibrant and complex community of teachers and learners. Become part of a welcoming and supportive organisation, which encourages professional learning and staff engagement.


  • Facilitate proactive and preventative practices and initiatives that promote social, emotional and educational development and the mental health and wellbeing of all students in partnership with school communities
  • Manage counselling and consulting services for students (with personal, social, emotional, vocational and educational needs) with a focus on prevention, intervention and student learning
  • Provide psycho-educational and other assessments
  • Ensure BCE protocols and quality processes for student protection, educating students with disabilities, behaviour support, the containment of critical incidents and mandatory record keeping are implemented
  • Maintain standards of practice that are consistent with registration boards and membership of professional associations


  • Current full registration with the Queensland College of Teachers and/or the Psychology Board of Australia (dual registration is desirable)
  • Relevant postgraduate qualifications in Psychology and/or Guidance and Counselling (Masters level preferred)


Skills, Knowledge & Experience
  • Successful experience as a Guidance Counsellor in an educational setting with a focus on prevention, intervention and student learning
  • Experience in identifying and developing activities to address academic and life career development of students
  • Experience in the administration, interpretation and report writing for psycho-educational assessments
  • Experience in providing support and leadership in response to student protection issues, critical incidents and risk management
  • Collaboration skills and the ability to work in a team environment


  • A welcoming, collegial and flexible working environment
  • Competitive salaries benchmarked to industry standards
  • Salary packaging and salary sacrificing options
  • The opportunity to make a difference in the lives of students


Applicants are required to respond to eligibility and/or selection criteria for this position. To view the criteria, preview the application form by clicking on the link under ‘How to apply’ and refer to section 3.


Contact Person: Amanda Hernandez
Contact Telephone Number: 07 3033 7469
Contact Email:

Closing Date: 23-Jun-2019


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More about Our Lady of the Rosary School
Address: Crn Edmund & Alfred Streets, Shelly Beach, Caloundra, Queensland, QLD 4551, Australia. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +61 7 5491 4522