About the positionThe Scots College is an innovative and creative teaching and learning environment for boys T-12. We pride ourselves on our quest for excellence, our faith and tradition and our culture of leadership through teams for both students and staff. Applications are being sought for a School Counsellor within the College’s Student Care Directorate. The School Counsellor ideally would have eligibility for membership with the APS and school-based experience. The position involves counselling students, working with parents and staff in the management of social and emotional difficulties, conducting relevant assessments and recommending appropriate interventions and support strategies.This is a permanent, full-time position starting as soon as possible. It is an excellent opportunity for a professional wanting to work in a school environment. The College offers opportunities for professional development, a supportive work environment and new experiences. Essential Selection Criteria:Post-graduate qualifications in Psychology/School Counselling;Leadership experience;Understanding of Child Protection, Disability Discrimination and Racial Vilification matters pertaining to schools;Registration with AHPRA;Expertise and experience to fulfil the responsibilities outlined above;Ability to work effectively in a team and to display ethical behaviours when working with staff, students and their families.  Experience working with or having a good understanding of the need of boys;Excellent written and communication skills;Ability to give attention to detail eg in record keeping and timely follow-up.The College has a strong Christian mission and provides a dynamic, educational experience, inspiring our Scots boys to become fine young men of integrity and principle who support each other in their quest for excellence. Strong and positive values are integral to our College and we aim to build a culture of respect in our community towards God, others, self and our environment by aligning our policies and practices with Christian principles.Candidates must demonstrate a positive support for the Christian values of a Presbyterian GPS School.Pre-employment checksSuccessful candidates must have a current NSW Working with Children Clearance. Information on obtaining a Working with Children Clearance Number can be found at https://www.ocg.nsw.gov.au/child-safe-organisations/working-with-children-checkHow to apply:To learn more about this position, and to apply, please visit our website: https://www.tsc.nsw.edu.au/careers-at-scots/Please register your interest as soon as possible.The Scots College reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment. AUD Bellevue Hill 2023