Internal Position No.: 
44 of 2022

Role Summary

The successful applicant will provide psychological and counselling services to students in the school system, in order to ensure that all students’ needs are met and understood. 

Main Responsibilities

1. Assess students overall psychological, intellectual and academic functioning to ensure those requiring assistance are identified and assisted appropriately.
2. Consult with parents, teachers and administrators on issues pertaining to students’ development to ensure all parties are aware of emerging issues/problems.
3. Aid student development by making recommendations to stakeholders regarding the development of students, developing treatment programmes for students through consulting with other professionals on issues as required.
4. Coordinate psycho-educational services for students in the Territory, in particular by providing counselling services to students to provide adequate support and care to those in need.
5. Make referrals to appropriate persons and prepare psychological reports to ensure the appropriate treatment is administered and recorded.
6. Attend meetings, workshops and training sessions as instructed to ensure awareness of any change in policies or procedures which may be relevant to your role.
7. Provide clinical and general supervision to guidance counsellors in consultation with Principals and Education Officers.
8. Conduct research related to psychological services.
9. Perform any other related duties as required by Supervisor or any other senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Educational Counselling or School Psychology with license or chartered status
  • Five (5) years’ working experience in the area of educational counselling
  • Excellent knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, procedures and policies
  • Excellent knowledge of effective structure and functioning of Education systems
  • Expert knowledge of the theories, concepts, and different modules of Child Psychology and Counseling
  • Psychology
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and relevant computer applications
  • Excellent analytical and decision-making skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
Closing Date: 
Thursday, 19 May 2022
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