School Guidance Counsellor

Diocese of Toowoomba Catholic SchoolsStanthorpe

School Guidance Counsellor | St Joseph's School, Stanthorpe

Applications close Wednesday, 22 September 2021

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible; applications will be reviewed prior to the closing date.

Full Time | 30-38 hours per week

Continuing | From 5 October 2021 (negotiable)

Guidance Counsellor | $107,810 - $114,711 per annum plus super

St Joseph's School, Stanthorpe | P-12 | 364 Students

St Joseph’s, Stanthorpe, has been meeting the spiritual and educational needs of young people of the Stanthorpe district for more than 140 years. Our school focuses on the holistic development of every child through a unique pastoral care structure, a diverse curriculum, and contemporary facilities and resources. St Joseph’s has been recongnised as the first P-12 Visible Learning+ certified school in Australia and the first Visible Learning+ certified school in Queensland.

The ideal candidate will have a relevant tertiary qualification in Psychology or Guidance Counselling coupled with a minimum of 5 years' experience in a similar role. They will possess effective relationship building and influencing skills; advanced interpersonal and communication skills; proven and effective leadership skills; and will be committed to the values and ethos of the Catholic faith. 

During weekends and paid school vacation periods, you will not be required to attend work, however attendance may be required in the event of a critical incident. This may also require providing some consultation support to neighbouring schools of the Diocese.

Further details can be obtained from the Role Description.

Guidance Counsellors with teacher qualifications may be eligible for financial benefits.

Live outside Stanthorpe? We encourage you to visit the Southern Downs Regional Council website ( to discover what living in Stanthorpe has to offer and welcome you to contact Principal, Andrew Kendall for any assistance. 

If you would like to be considered for this role, please submit your application via SEEK and include 

  • a cover letter, of no more than two pages highlighting your demonstrated skills and experience
  • your resume, to include the names of two current referees (one must be your current manager)
  • supporting application documents.

To discuss this role or future opportunities, please contact Principal, Andrew Kendall by email or by phone 07 4681 5900.

Employment will be in accordance with the Catholic Employing Authorities Single Enterprise Collective Agreement – Diocesan Schools of Queensland 2019 – 2023.

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