Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SP719331
This is a permanent part-time (0.35FTE) position commencing Term 1, 2022
Campbell Primary School (PS) is seeking a passionate and dedicated psychologist to join their team. As a school psychologist, you have the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of many young people. Do you want to join our dedicated team at Campbell Primary School ? Do you have the passion and belief that students’ needs can be met with the right interventions and high levels of collaboration between staff, teachers, families and interagency opportunities?
The successful applicant will be responsible for delivering direct psychological services to identified students, applying psychological skills and knowledge to improve mental health, learning and behavioural outcomes for students in collaboration with school staff, parents, caregivers and other agencies. Early identification, intervention and support for students, including assisting in the development of individual education plans, risk management plans will be key features of this role.
The successful applicant will ideally possess high level interpersonal skills and the ability to form respectful and effective relationships with people within the school and out of the school. This position will involve providing professional learning for both teaching, and non-teaching staff, and workshops for parents/carers, especially in the areas of accommodating student needs, mental health and well-being, learning and motivation, and trauma informed practice.
Campbell PS is situated in suburb of Canning Vale. The school has built a team that reflects professional excellence in education. Professional excellence is demonstrated by a shared commitment and pursuit of best practice based upon a flexible approach, active sharing of professional knowledge, the willingness to work in collaborative teams to achieve key outcomes, high personal performance and mutual respect and support for colleagues. This is an excellent opportunity to join an organisation with a team of highly dedicated, collaborative and professional staff.
This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.
To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements (selection criteria):
- Ability to implement school psychology services and programs in an educational environment to maximise student learning outcomes.
- Knowledge of the implementation and evaluation of a variety of psychological approaches appropriate for individual, group and system-level intervention.
- High level written and oral communication skills, demonstrating the capacity to produce correspondence, reports and case notes, and interview and training (facilitation) skills.
- Highly developed interpersonal skills, which demonstrate an ability to function in a self-directed way, and as a member of an interdisciplinary team, working with a range of clients across the lifespan, Department personnel and inter-agency partners across a variety of contexts.
- Ability to apply analytical and conceptual skills to issues identification, risk assessment and analysis, intervention and evaluation.
Applications will be assessed against these work related requirements (selection criteria) of the position. The business needs of the school may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.
The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.
Further information about Campbell Primary School can be found by visiting www.campbellprimaryschool.wa.edu.au or Schools Online
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For further job related information:
Please contact Lynne Bates, Principal, by telephoning 9456 8300 or emailing Lynne.email@example.com
All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.
Your application should include:
- A three (3) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements (selection criteria), in context of the role and business needs of the school
- A CV of up to three (3) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
- The contact details for two (2) work related referees who can attest to the claims made in your written application, preferably one being your current line manager.
It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.
You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.
After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.
If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.
ELIGIBILITY AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS
Employees will be required to:
- provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy
- hold or be eligible for general registration with the Psychology Board of Australia; or
- hold or be eligible for provisional registration with the Psychology Board of Australia with:
- an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council accredited 5th year qualification in psychology; or
- an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council accredited 4th year qualification and a recognised qualification in teaching (or Graduate Diploma in School Psychology)
- obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment
- obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check
- complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement
- complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy
- complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.
Information about registration with the Psychology Board of Australia can be obtained by calling 1300 419 495 or by visiting www.psychologyboard.gov.au. Please see the Department’s Careers website for the support provided to graduate school psychologists undertaking provisional registration with the Psychology Board of Australia.
Applicants are advised of the recently announced mandatory vaccination policy for various occupations and workforces in WA. Employees working in, or attending school sites are required to be vaccinated in accordance with the policy. More information can be found at Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for WA workforces.
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Friday, 3 December 2021.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED