Guidance Officer - Dalby State High School

$118,045 - $124,001 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Queensland, Australia
  • 14 Sep, 2021

Job Description

The Darling Downs South West Region are now accepting Expressions of Interest for an enthusiastic and innovative Guidance Officer to join the team at Dalby State High School on a permanent, full-time basis.

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification Stream 2 /HO1
Workplace Location Darling Downs - Maranoa
Job ad reference QLD/DSR384919/21P
Closing date 20-Sep-2021
Yearly salary $118045 - $124001
Fortnightly salary $4524.70 - $4752.90
Job duration
Contact person Gail Butters
Contact details 0438 179 594
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About the school

Established in 1954, Dalby State High School currently has over 1,000 students, including 80 boarders. Staff at both of the school's campuses (Nicholson & Bunya) work closely together to deliver a unique learning experience to all students. Dalby State High School is recognised as one of Queensland's most innovative and progressive secondary schools. This reputation comes from a stimulating, well-ordered, safe and supportive environment, with a dynamic curriculum that produces quality student outcomes. Dalby State High School's vision is ‘Creating the Future; every student, every day'. This vision is enacted through the school values of Positive Relationships, Student Diversity, Multiple Pathways and Teacher Excellence. These values are reflected in all student relationships with the school, their family, the community and the environment. Our ethos and enrolment numbers allow every student to participate, contribute and be involved.

Your role

The ideal applicant is someone who is able to work both individually and as part of a team, is student-centred with an all-round ability to work towards supporting the diverse needs of students at Dalby State High School. The successful applicant will desirably have a good working knowledge of the new QCE system as well as an ability to provide counselling and career guidance to our students in Years 7 through to 12. As a Guidance Officer, you have the opportunity to provide professional expertise, leadership and support to school communities and networks in the development and implementation of plans, programs, and procedures to assist students in achieving positive educational, developmental and lifelong learning outcomes collaboratively negotiate, develop and implement programs for students that have a focus on preventative and early intervention strategies; are responsive to identified personal, social, emotional and educational needs; and aim to foster resilience and personal skills development.

For a full list of the requirements for this position, please refer to the attached 'Role Description'.

  • Current full registration as a teacher in Queensland. For more information please CLICK HERE.
  • Teachers working in Education and Care Services (including State Delivered Kindergarten programs) require an exemption card issued by Blue Card Services. For more information please CLICK HERE.

AND one of the following:

  • Completed coursework Masters, majoring in guidance and counselling, or an equivalent completed coursework Masters including study in the areas of psychoeducational assessment, counselling and mental health. OR
  • General or provisional registration as a psychologist through the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Psychology Board. OR
  • an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accredited four or five year qualification in psychology that will enable general registration as a psychologist following completion of a board approved internship or accredited sequence of study.

Applicants must have completed qualifications by the end of Semester 2, 2021 in line with the mandatory requirements of the Guidance Officer position.

To apply please attach the following:

  • A brief resume including contact details for 3 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor). Your resume should highlight the experience and skills that you bring to the role
  • A maximum 2 page written response demonstrating your unique abilities and capabilities against the four key selection criteria under the ‘How you will be assessed' section in the attached role description.
  • AND Evidence of current FULL registration with Queensland College of Teachers, AND Evidence of academic transcript of COMPLETED relevant qualification.

Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department. Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.