EOI - Guidance Officer, Temporary Relieving Pool 2022 - Queensland Pathways State College

$118,045 - $124,001 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Brisbane QLD, Australia
  • 06 Dec, 2021

Job Description

EOI - Guidance Officer Temporary Relieving Pool Metropolitan Region - Queensland Pathways State College. Do you have a passion to see every student succeeding? Interested applicants are invited to submit an expression of interest to fill ongoing vacancies for guidance officers within Metropolitan Region and at Queensland Pathways State College immediately, and as they occur throughout 2022. Queensland Pathways State College has one full time and one part time (0.5) vacancy for the 2022 school year. Salary advertised is reflective of 1 FTE.

Position status Fixed Term Temporary Position type Flexible-full-time,Flexible-part-time Occupational group Education & Training Classification Stream 2 /GO2 Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - North,Brisbane - South,Brisbane - East, Brisbane - West,Ipswich region Job ad reference QLD/MER396490/21E Closing date 18-Feb-2022 Yearly salary $118045 - $124001 Fortnightly salary $4524.70 - $4752.90 Job duration For 6 months unless otherwise determined Contact person Andrea Connolly Contact details (07) 3028 8154


This temporary vacancy is open to Expressions of Interest and accordingly any appointment (and extension to this appointment) will not extend beyond 12 months.

About Queensland Pathway State College

Queensland Pathways State College is a State High School that specifically supports students in grades 10 to 12 that have disengaged from mainstream schools. At QPSC you will contribute to improving outcomes for young people who face significant barriers in accessing mainstream education. As part of a multi-disciplinary team, your professional expertise will contribute to a comprehensive support, case management and referral service that optimises students' access and engagement in educational programs and support transition to work or further study. Please indicate on the questionnaire if you wish to be considered for the positions at QPSC.

This continuous applicant pool is open to candidates that meet the mandatory requirements of the Guidance Officer role as detailed in the attached role description. Engagements from this applicant pool may vary in duration. Applications may be reviewed and considered throughout 2022, if and when short term temporary engagements are required. Temporary positions may be part or full time, across all sectors and geographical hubs within Metropolitan.

Your Role

As a Guidance Officer you will have responsibility for (but not limited to) the following:

  • 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.

Please refer to the Role Description for a full list of 'Your Role'.

A mandatory requirement of this role is:

  • 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.

Highly desirable:

  • A minimum of two (2) years full-time, or equivalent, teaching experience
  • Current membership of the Queensland Guidance and Counselling Association (QGCA).

To apply please attach the following:

  • A brief resume (maximum 3 page) including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • A maximum one page statement detailing your qualifications, experience and capabilities relevant to the Guidance Officer role.
  • Complete the online questionnaire (this will open after you apply).
  • Applicants who applied to be part of the Metropolitan Region Relieving Pool during 2021, do not need to reapply.

Applicants need to be a current Queensland Government employee to be eligible to apply.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.