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School Counsellor - Secondary

  • 492537
  • St Augustine's College - Cairns
  • Non-Teaching
  • Teaching
  • Part time - Permanent

School Counsellor

Commencement Date: 25 July 2022

Employment Type: Part time

Salary Range: $107,810 to $114,711 FTE Gross per annum

Closing Date for Applications: 13 July 2022


St Augustine's College, Cairns

As a Catholic College for boys in the Marist tradition, the Gospel is at the heart of all we do. 

St Augustine’s College are focused on the continual development and enrichment of the educational experiences and outcomes for all students as they develop into young men with ‘strong minds’ and ‘gentle hearts’.

About the Role

The School Counsellor role has a focus on fostering the development, mental health and resilience of all students, including those considered at-risk and those with special needs. This focus is achieved by applying guidance and counselling skills through direct and indirect processes and through systemic and individual interventions - thus contributing to equitable educational access, participation, and outcomes for all students. The School Counsellor is a certified professional who works in partnership with the school by contributing specialized knowledge and skills in a collaborative, collegial manner.

Work Requirements

  • With Teacher Qualifications - Be registered or eligible to be register with Queensland College of Teachers
  • Without Teacher Qualifications - Hold a Working with Children Blue Card
  • Be fully supportive of the ethos of Catholic Education
  • The ability to comply with the Chief Health Officer’s COVID 19 vaccination directive

What we offer

  • Competitive Salary range: per annum pending experience 
  • Annual Leave with 17.5% leave loading
  • Access to salary packaging options to maximise your salary 
  • Access to additional Employer Superannuation Contributions
  • Access to long service leave after 7 years of continuous service (portability of Long Service Leave may also be applicable)
  • 14 Weeks’ paid parental leave
  • Professional development and Early Career Teacher Support
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program

For further information about the role, please download the Position Description Download File Position Description - College Counsellor.pdf

Intending applicants must be fully committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation.

Catholic Education is an equal opportunity employer.

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