SCONE GRAMMAR SCHOOL (SGS) is an Anglican Co-Educational School for positive, flourishing learners from Preschool to Year 12. Based in the Upper Hunter, our Christian faith & values lay a safe, caring foundation.  The successful applicants will be committed to our school values & proactively contribute to our SGS team. Engagement in Wellbeing & Learning Powered Approach essential. Applicants will be screened for appropriate child protection purposes for our Child Safe School.

 

School Counsellor

Overview

We have a rare and exciting opportunity for a Counsellor or Psychologist to join our team here at Scone Grammar School as our new School Counsellor in 2022!  Scone Grammar School is looking for a full time School Counsellor to join our dynamic team to commence at the beginning of Term 2, Tuesday 26 April 2022 for the remainder of the school year. The contract may be extended and there is also the possibility of a part time contract if the ideal candidate is unavailable full time.

About the Role

The School Counsellor works closely with teaching staff to identify students’ needs and communicates regularly with parents (where appropriate) when students are being supported and are available for drop-in student requests for support (particularly for Secondary students).

The successful candidate will also be require to liaise with teachers and parents at times, about individual students and various issues, providing support and strategies as appropriate. This may not always involve direct counselling and support with the student under discussion.

The School Counsellor will initiate and facilitate from time to time as required, different student support groups and / or programmes: e.g.

  • Seasons for Growth
  • Dealing with Anxiety
  • Developing More Confidence with Social Skills.

Essential Criteria

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Psychology or Counselling services
  • Current AHPRA registration or membership with the Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors – aipc.net.au
  • Experience counselling school aged children between 5-18
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to work with a wide range of staff and build meaningful and professional relationships with students and families.
  • Ability to maintain adequate counsellor records and notes, particularly for legal requirements
  • A valid NSW Working with Children Check and COVID-19 vaccinations.
  • Commitment to the education and wellbeing of young people.

The successful applicant will be committed to our school values and proactively contribute to our SGS team. Applicants will be screened for appropriate child protection purposes as we are a Child Safe School.

What are the benefits?

Our team are the heart of what we do here at Scone Grammar School and Newcastle Anglican Schools Corporation. As a part of our organisation, you have access to the following great benefits:

  • Generous salary and salary packaging options!
  • Career and professional development opportunities
  • The opportunity to work within an innovative, collaborative team environment

Apply Now!

Please email your CV to Kara Brogan or click on this link, along with a cover letter addressing the above criteria to be considered for this position.

For further information or for questions please contact our Recruitment Manager, Kara Brogan on 0404 116 910.

 

You must have the right to live and work in Australia.

Newcastle Anglican Schools Corporation supports the rights of children and young people and are committed to ensuring the safety, welfare, and wellbeing of students.

 

Casual Classroom Teacher

Overview

Scone Grammar School is looking for casual classroom teachers – both Primary and Secondary to join our Scone Grammar School (SGS) community.  As an engaging, enthusiastic and highly competent teacher you will have a distinct focus on quality education.

We care for and celebrate each student as an individual, highlighting their strengths, discovering and celebrating their God-given talents and understanding what lights them up to develop and inspire their learning and wellbeing.   It is important that our casual staff embrace this philosophy, be comfortable with our values and contribute to our SGS community, consistently delivering our Learning Powered approach.

The successful applicant/s will demonstrate:

  • ability to work collaboratively as a team member
  • knowledge and understanding of the K-6 Curriculum for Primary or the 7-12 Curriculum for Secondary
  • excellent classroom management, communication and organisational skills
  • enthusiasm to be part of a school with a focus on building community.

You will have attained:

  • a Tertiary qualification in Education
  • eligibility according to the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA)

All applicants will be screened for appropriate child protection purposes, as we are a Child Safe School.

Applications

Please apply to Mr Paul Smart, Principal by emailing Mrs Sarah Ambry, PA to Principal, at your earliest convenience.