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Senior Psychologist, Education - Oatlands Public School

Organisation/Entity: Teaching Service
Job Category:
  • Schools | TCH Other
Job Location:
  • Sydney Region
Job Reference Number: 000072MH
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: Remuneration package valued at $131,142.00. This position attracts a base salary of $118,315.00, plus leave loading and employer's contribution to superannuation.
Contact: 0459 872 185 - Becky Fulcher
Closing Date: 26/06/2019 - 04:00 PM
Principal Network: Carlingford
Staffing Area: Parramatta
School Name: Oatlands Public School
FTE: 1.000


Position Information

The Senior Psychologist, Education coordinates and professionally supervises a team of school counsellors/school psychologists to deliver high quality psychological services to schools. They work closely with schools, other members of educational services teams and agencies to improve student learning and wellbeing outcomes.
The Senior Psychologist, Education provides professional leadership in the delivery of psychological services to school communities and has a key leadership role as part of the networked specialist centres.


The base school is Oatlands Public School. Oatlands Public School is a wonderful, caring, community school with a strong focus on developing students' skills and abilities the academic, sporting, citizenship and interpersonal domains. It offers all 220 students the benefits of education in a large school, with the supportive atmosphere of a small school. The school serves a diverse community with 63% of students with a language background other than English, including 20% with a Korean background. The positive partnership between the school and home is highly valued and contributes to student success. Oatlands Public School has an excellent reputation in the wider community with students displaying maturity and responsibility. The staff are extremely hard–working and genuinely care for every student. The Parent and Citizens Association provides strong support to the students and staff. The school values collaboration with its learning communities and academic partners, including; the Parramatta Learning Community, Cumberland Community Connections and UWS partnerships. The school is committed to continuous improvement in learning, teaching and leading.



Selection Criteria

In addition to the general selection criteria, successful experience as a school counsellor and registration as a psychologist. High level knowledge and skills in the provision of psychological assessment, counselling and evidence based interventions within a school context. Demonstrated capacity to lead, support and professionally develop school counsellors/school psychologists, including those working towards registration as a psychologist.  Demonstrated capacity to establish interagency partnerships to assist schools to meet  the wellbeing needs of students, in particular those students needing psychological intervention and support.  Demonstrated ability to implement school counselling strategies to support Department of Education initiatives.


General Selection Criteria

  1. Successful teaching experience with capacity to initiate improvement in teaching, learning and classroom practice
  2. Knowledge of curriculum, assessment and student welfare with the ability to lead and design quality, inclusive teaching and learning programs
  3. Educational leadership skills to build the capacity and manage the performance of individuals and teams
  4. Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to build relationships and engage students, staff and parents
  5. Ability to plan and manage resources effectively and equitably to support teaching and learning
  6. Knowledge of and commitment to the Department's Aboriginal education policies


An unconditional full approval to teach is a requirement. If you do not hold a full approval to teach with the NSW Department of Education, you are required to commence the application process at the same time as you apply for this teaching opportunity.

Special Notes

Applicants are to include details of their WWCC clearance number as part of this application.