Employment

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Ours is a spirit of family and a spirit of true friendship formed by kindness and understanding, by compassion and mutual forgiveness, by gentleness, humility and simplicity, by hospitality and a sense of humour. MSC Constitution #32

Downlands College is an Equal Opportunity Employer  

 

Student Counsellor 

The College is seeking applicants from a qualified counsellor for part-time (two days per week) 12 month contract position commencing January 2020 and concluding December 2020.

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

The Student Counsellor should either possess or be capable of developing the following key skills and attributes:
  • Tertiary qualifications in Psychology or Guidance Counselling
  • Demonstrated experience in providing counselling, case work, and group work to children, adolescents and families that foster resilience and address the social, emotional and educational needs of students
  • Recent school experience counselling students from Years 4 – 12
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively and liaise effectively within a school
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team
  • Demonstrated ability to refer to and consult with outside agencies where the needs of students extend beyond the role of the Student Counsellor
  • Demonstrated ability in providing support in a Pastoral Care model
  • Demonstrated ability to provide support and guidance to the College Executive and Pastoral Care Team
  • Knowledge of current child protection legislation and protocols
  • Maintenance of secure records and ensuring high levels of discretion and client confidentiality.
  • Adherence to professional standards, laws, policies and procedures that govern the school and the role

Experience conducting educational assessments would be an advantage.

We invite applications from energetic and innovative individuals with the ability to embrace and demonstrate an understanding of the particular ethos of Downlands as a Catholic MSC College.

Applications including a covering letter, full CV and the names and contact details of three professional referees should be emailed by 9:00am on Monday 4 November to: principal@downlands.qld.edu.au

 

Supply Teaching Staff

Downlands College requires a number of teachers to join our “supply teacher” list.

We are seeking experienced teachers of students in Years 4 - 12 and who are willing to work on a casual basis.

We invite applications from energetic and innovative individuals with the ability to embrace and demonstrate an understanding of the particular ethos of Downlands as a Catholic MSC College and to become involved in the co-curricular program.

If you are interested in submitting your application please apply by emailing your CV and the names and contact details of three professional referees to: principal@downlands.qld.edu.au

Downlands College is an Equal Opportunity Employer