School Counsellor

Full-Time Temporary Position (Parental Leave)

International Grammar School (IGS) is a vibrant, secular, coeducational school situated across five sites in Ultimo and Glebe. There are 1300 students from Preschool to Year 12 being educated in a unique bilingual environment. 

We are now seeking a School Counsellor to join our Wellbeing Team. Commencing in January 2023, this role is a one year, full-time temporary position, replacing a staff member on parental leave.

This role calls for a dynamic and passionate School Counsellor to provide student mental health and wellbeing services.

Essential Skills
The successful applicant will have:
 Appropriate tertiary qualifications that confer eligibility to membership of the Australian Psychological Society
 demonstrated experience in working with children and adolescents
 highly developed written and verbal communication skills
 demonstrated ability to collaborate with a diverse team, and to work independently.
Desirable Skills
 Experience in working in a school setting

Application Details:
To apply for this position, please visit our website,

Here you will be able to review the Position Description and our Privacy Policy and learn more about International Grammar School. A capacity to embrace the School’s culture, values and Code of Conduct is essential to this position.
To apply please:
● address your correspondence to the Principal, Ms Shauna Colnan.
Please provide:
● a succinct Cover Letter, 1 – 2 pages, addressing the position requirements
● your current CV with details of your experience and qualifications
● the contact details for three Referees, including your current or most recent employer.

Pre-Employment Checks:
You will need to provide:
● your NSW Working with Children Clearance number and your date of birth
● copies of related qualifications and training, which may need to be certified and/or translated
● as applicable, details of your visa or work permit for verification. The successful candidate must have and maintain current working rights in Australia.
● additional proof of identity may also be required
● COVID-19 vaccination status in accordance with the current IGS Vaccination Policy

Closing Date: 4pm, Tuesday 25 October 2022
● Applications should be submitted as soon as possible, and interviews may commence prior to the closing date. Please note that the position may be filled prior to the closing date.
● Applications received after the closing date and time, may not be accepted. IGS reserves the right to appoint, appoint by invitation, or not to appoint.

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