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Location: Manuka, Canberra ACT
Employment Type: Full-time, permanent
Salary Range: $126,414 to $139,051 plus superannuation (based on skills and experience)
Start Date: Immediate
Closing Date: 11.55 pm, Wednesday 12 June 2024

About Us

Catholic Education, Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn (CECG) plays an integral role in education in the ACT and NSW, operating 56 Schools and nine Early Learning Centres.

The Catholic Education Office is committed to workforce diversity and creating inclusive workplaces. We welcome applications from suitable candidates from all diversity groups to support our system of schools and early learning centres in delivering quality education outcomes for the students in our care.

The Catholic Education Office (CEO) provides corporate services to the CECG system of schools and ELCs. Service Areas include Education and Performance Improvement, Catholic Identity, School and Family Services, Strategy and Special Projects, Finance and Infrastructure... Information and Communication Technology and People and Culture.

About the Role

The role will work closely with colleagues as a specialist member to provide educational and psychological assessments for students and support in developing school-based intervention programs for students with educational and/or psychological needs.

Benefits and Opportunities
• Positive and collaborative workplace culture
• Permanent contract
• Attractive remuneration package
• Access to salary packaging, including novated leasing
• 24 weeks of paid parental leave (maternity/adoption)
• Up to 14 weeks paid parental leave (paternity/non-initial primary carer leave)
• Support for professional development and study opportunities

Key Responsibilities
• Administer, deliver, and advise on specialised educational and psychometric assessments.
• Report on assessment findings and advise on the educational implications and interventions for students to parents/carers and schools.
• Support schools in working with students who have accessed external assessments, including autism, speech and language, hearing, and occupational therapy.
• Provide support to schools located in regional areas of the Archdiocese, requiring occasional overnight travel
• Work collaboratively as a member of an integrated team in planning, developing, and implementing service area initiatives.
• Develop and deliver face-to-face and online professional learning to meet the psychological and wellbeing learning needs of students.
• Use evidence-based skills to implement individual, school, and system interventions to address issues affecting students’ learning and wellbeing.
• Regular system advice and documentation on key issues related to student wellbeing and engagement.
• Maintain appropriate data collection and reporting procedures.

• Tertiary Qualifications as a Psychologist
• Australian Psychological Society Registration in NSW and ACT
• Current driver’s license
• Current WWVP and WWCC Certifications

Selection Criteria
• Extensive experience in providing psychological services in an education environment.
• Proven competency in the administration, interpretation, and reporting on a variety of educational and behavioural assessments.
• Profound knowledge and willingness to participate in ongoing professional learning, engage in psycho-educational research and evidence based practice.
• Strong ability to organise own work, to work independently and to work effectively with colleagues as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
• High levels of interpersonal and communication skills to liaise effectively with parents/carers, teachers and other persons who provide support to students.

Please refer to the position description for in-depth details regarding the criteria and skill set required.

Other Eligibility Criteria
• You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident to be eligible to apply for this position.
• Appointment is subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment in accordance with CECG policy.

Application Process

Applicants must submit a cover letter addressing the Professional and Technical Skills and Knowledge section in the position description and a current resume.

For further information about the role and Catholic Education Archdiocese of Canberra & Goulburn please visit the website and position description.

If you have any questions about the recruitment process, contact Rebecca Radanovich, People & Culture Officer, on 0475136048 or via email at [email protected]
Manuka ACT Australia


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