Guidance Officer - Glenmore State School

$114,886 - $120,682 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Rockhampton QLD, Australia
  • 05 May, 2021
Full time - Permanent Student Services Administrative and other Support Services Other

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the student support team at Glenmore State School. In this role, you will 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. This role is a cluster Guidance Officer position and will service Glenmore State School, Cawarral State School, and the Hospital School in Rockhampton. It is therefore expected that travel between schools will be required for this role.

Position status Permanent

Position Type Full-time

Occupational group Education & Training

Classification Stream 2 /GO2

Workplace Location Rockhampton region

Job ad reference QLD/CQR371564/21P

Closing date 18-May-2021

Yearly salary $114886 - $120682

Fortnightly salary $4403.60 - $4625.70

Contact person Marty Krehlik

Contact details (07) 4923 0666

About Glenmore State School
Glenmore State School is committed to embedding teaching methods to ensure that children have developed the skills they need to succeed beyond primary school.

At Glenmore State School, we are committed to ensuring that your children are skilled in reading, writing and numeracy. Clear benchmarks of achievement have been set and each child is monitored against these regularly.

Your Role
The successful applicant will 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.

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

  • Advocate, provide counselling, psychoeducational assessment, and individual student support, recommendations, and advice to students, teachers, and parents concerning educational, behavioural, career development, mental health, and family issues.
  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team and facilitate effective working relationships and partnerships with parents, school personnel and external support agencies in order to provide comprehensive support, case management, and referral service that optimises students' access and engagement in educational programs.
  • Provide a counselling and referral service to assist students in decision-making about critical educational, personal, social, emotional, and career development, and provide ongoing support during the implementation phase of their decision.
  • Conduct activities such as student observation and psychoeducational assessment in order to determine the nature of student learning difficulties, disability, developmental levels or psychological and emotional status in order to make recommendations for educational adjustments and interventions.
  • Assist schools in the implementation of student protection, gifted and talented education, behaviour support policies and risk management processes that may involve the development of individualised student plans, including Educational Support Plans.

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 qualifications in psychology that will enable general registration as a psychologist following completion of a board-approved internship or accredited sequence of study.

To apply please attach the following:

  • A brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • A maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to key capabilities 1-4 under the ‘How you will be assessed' section in the attached role description.

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.



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Job Closing Date

18 May, 2021