34973, several


School Psychologist - Clinical Practice
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 24 September 2019

Classification: School Psychologist
Salary: $81,210 - $116,546
Position No: 34973, several
Directorate: Education
Advertised (Gazettal date): 23 August 2019
Contact Officer: Joan Webb on joan.webb@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 6986


Details: ACT Education is seeking applications from Psychologists who have current experience and specific skills in working with children and adolescents with developmental, behavioural, learning and mental health issues. Successful candidates will work collaboratively within school team/s, multi-disciplinary teams and external agencies to address student learning needs through individual, group or whole school interventions with an emphasis on early intervention and prevention. The ACT Public Service supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: Applicants must have: full general registration as a Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia OR full general registration as a Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia and Teacher registration with ACT Teacher Quality Institute. Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to -https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804.
Note: There are a number of temporary part-time and full-time positions available for immediate start for up to six months. The full-time salary noted above will be paid pro rata for part-time hours. School Psychologists attract the same working conditions as teachers. Selection may be based on written application and referee reports only.
How to Apply: Please submit your application addressing the Selection Criteria in no more than five pages, curriculum vitae and copy of your Psychology Board of Australia certificate of registration with Working with Vulnerable People check.
Applications should be sent to the Contact Officer.

Note

There are a number of temporary part-time and full-time positions available for immediate start for up to six months. The full-time salary noted above will be paid pro rata for part-time hours. School Psychologists attract the same working conditions as teachers.

Career interest categories:

Education, Teaching and Training
Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services