Counsellor/Welfare Coordinator

Marrara Christian College - Marrara (see more jobs from this school)

Marrara, NT 

Counsellors / Psychologists

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 30 June 2023

Utilise your Counselling skills you have to support students at our college. Fantastic workplace culture with a very active and engaged community. Use your counselling skills to promote wellbeing for students and families Experience the Top End | Take your expertise to the next level Located in Darwin | Immediate start or as negotiated

<p><b>About the job<br /></b>Marrara Christian College is seeking an enthusiastic and qualified Counsellor/Welfare Coordinator to support students and families, work collaboratively with teachers and support staff, focused on the wellbeing of students particularly in the area of mental and emotional wellbeing. The position requires the highest commitment to the Lord, the Bible and to schooling from a distinctively Christian perspective.</p><p><b>Skills and Experience </b></p><ul><li>Have a degree in counselling, social work or psychology </li><li>Be committed to working out how a Christian Worldview impacts the role of counselling </li><li>Have good understanding of the various stakeholders and support services that students and families can be connected into </li><li>Be responsible for ensuring that appropriate records are kept </li><li>Have a working knowledge of legislation and NT Christian Schools policy and procedures with regards to the safeguarding of students </li><li>Any other duties as reasonable required by the Principal </li></ul><p><b>Culture<br /></b><i>“Here at Marrara we’re about crafted teaching. For us, all learning is formational. Formational learning is about helping students learn with their head, connect that knowledge to their heart, and see it outworked through their hands in their daily lives. We have a fantastic and committed staff here who are driven to support our students and care for them along their learning journeys so that they can be who God has created them to.”</i> <b>– Joel van Bentum, Principal, Marrara Christian College</b></p><p><b>What we offer </b></p><ul><li>A minimum of 10 weeks of annual leave </li><li>Long Service Leave at five (5) years of continuous service (as opposed to the usual ten) </li><li>Fifteen (15) days per year of personal and carers leave </li><li>Financial and practical assistance to assist new staff in relocating to the Territory </li><li>Opportunities for staff to learn through the National Institute of Christian Education, paid for by NT Christian schools </li><li>All year-round professional development<br /><br /></li></ul><p>If this sounds like you and, we encourage you to apply!</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>


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