Careers Counsellor/Teacher

MacKillop Catholic Regional College (see more jobs from this school)


Career Advisors

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 3 June 2024

MacKillop is a Catholic Coeducational Secondary College with two campuses, set on approximately 20 hectares of beautiful gardens and playing fields. MacKillop is an innovative learning community offering contemporary facilities, a vibrant curriculum and supportive wellbeing programs which are respectful and responsive to the individual needs of approximately 1,750 students from Years 7-12.

<p>The careers counsellor is an essential supporting role for our College students to develop their awareness and understanding of the full range of educational options and career pathways available. </p><p>As a counsellor, you will hold a position of significant influence and trust, providing psychological support, informed advice, and relevant resources to guide students in their holistic discernment about future career options.  As a Teacher, you will provide comprehensive support with subject planning and selection, feedback about academic performance and clarify any improvements required to help students attain their desired educational or career goal. </p><p>This role will build relationships with local employers and external training providers to facilitate appropriate work placements and training opportunities, in additional to facilitating internal student workshops and careers events. Our ideal candidate will have a strong teaching background, combined with further education in careers counselling and a genuine interest in helping students to objectively plan their future career based on their personal and academic strengths.   </p><p><strong>What you need to have: </strong></p><ul><li>Current VIT registration</li><li>Qualifications in careers counselling </li><li>Broad knowledge of different career pathways  </li><li>Positive and solutions focused attitude </li><li>Collaboration and relationship building skills</li><li>Excellent written and verbal communication skills</li><li>A demonstrated commitment to work in a Catholic Education environment.</li></ul><p><strong>The Benefits</strong></p><ul><li>Full time, Ongoing Position</li><li>Attractive salary package   </li><li>The position is available to start at the beginning of Term 3 2024.</li></ul><p><strong>Application </strong></p><p>To apply for this role please visit <a href="" rel="nofollow"></a> and obtain an application form and position description. Applications must include:</p><ul><li>Application for Employment Form.</li><li>A current Curriculum Vitae.</li><li>A covering letter.</li></ul><p>Completed applications can be emailed to <a href="mailto:employment&#64;" rel="nofollow">employment&#64;</a> </p><p>Applications will close<strong> Monday 3 June 2024</strong>. </p><p>Applications will be considered as they are received, and an appointment may be made anytime throughout the process.  </p><p><strong>Further information </strong>If you have any questions about this role please contact Michael Trainor, Director People &amp; Culture on 0439 560 092.</p>
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