School Psychologist K-12
1-year contract from Term 2 2017 – end Term 1 2018
Carmel School is seeking a part time School Psychologist (0.6 – 0.8 FTE)
· Minimum 4 year degree in Psychology
· Fully registered psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia – please provide registration number
· Minimum 2 years working experience in both Primary and Secondary school settings
· Current Working with Children Check
· A recent Department of Education and Training Criminal History Clearance or an undertaking to apply for one immediately on appointment should the applicant be successful
Employment application process
Applicants should submit the following no later than Friday 17th February 2017.
• A brief covering letter responding to the Job Description – see school website for details
• Curriculum Vitae/Resume
• Contact details of two professional referees
• Copy of qualifications
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited to attend an interview.
Applications and supporting documentation should be emailed to:
The Carmel School Psychologist will embrace the challenges offered by:
· a Kindy - Year 12, co-educational environment;
· an early intervention program;
· special needs children and their support staff;
· differentiated programs for all students with special needs;
· adolescents and their diverse needs;
· resilience, values, thinking and learning programs;
· partnerships with staff and parents;
· active membership of the Student Welfare Committee;
· diversity of learners across the entire spectrum;
· involvement in the total life of the School.
Psychological support will be offered by the following services
1. Psychological consultation and support for families of Carmel School.
2. Psychological intervention for a range of emotional, educational, social and psychological issues across all years.
3. Provide advice and support for teaching staff in student related matters.
4. Crisis support and critical incident debriefing.
5. Support an early intervention program for children in the early years through ongoing observation, formal and informal assessments.
6. Psychological and educational assessment.
7. Complete assessments and coordinate additional data required for Inclusive Education Funding and special considerations for WACE.
8. Assist in sourcing additional support for families in need – occupational therapy, Speech therapy and the like.
9. Liaising with stakeholders including private SP, OT, Paed, Optometrists, Ophthalmologists, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, etc
10. And any other activities that are deemed relevant and beneficial to the student, teacher and parent body