School Counsellor (Kinder – Year 12)

Ongoing position
1.0 FTE, term time  (38 hours per week)
Monday – Friday 8.00am – 4.36pm
Commencing 30 January 2023

Applications close: Wednesday 18 January 2023

About the position

The College is seeking an outstanding counsellor to join its committed staff.  The successful candidate will have a high level of knowledge and skills and experience in the provision of psychological and mental health services for students. They will work collaboratively with students, their families, the school and other members of each student’s mental health team to manage and/or resolve psychological problems to improve student learning and wellbeing outcomes.

The Counsellor works autonomously at a professional level, exercising judgement and discretion to ensure that the needs of students are met, their potential is developed, their learning outcomes are maximised and a sense of their control over their own lives is fostered.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and in accordance with the Tasmanian Catholic Education Single Enterprise Agreement 2018.

We demonstrate our commitment to reconciliation by encouraging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply.


How to apply

All applicants must address the Selection Criteria contained within the application package, and submit their application to Human Resources via the online form below.

If you experience any difficulties with the application process please contact

For initial enquiries contact Deputy Principal, Caroline Wilson-Haffenden:


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St Mary's College is located on the traditional lands of the muwinina people of the South East Nation. We acknowledge and deeply respect the palawa people, the Tasmanian Aboriginal Community, and all Elders past and present. We are committed to learning alongside our students and community in this place, nipaluna, and support the continued sharing of knowledge and culture.