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School Psychologists - Multiple positions - State-wide

Department of Education
  • Do you have a passion for working with young people?
  • Do you want to be part of shaping the future for young Tasmanians?
  • Use your skills to make a difference in an educational setting working with children and students from 0-18

Happy and healthy young people are better equipped to learn and thrive. Professional Support Staff, including speech and language pathologists, school psychologists, and social workers, are key in providing critical evidence-based services to our students, teachers and families to optimise wellbeing, engagement and academic success.

You will be supported to reach your full potential as part of a culture of ongoing professional learning in an innovative and dynamic environment. You will have access to supervision, mentoring, and contemporary assessment and therapy resources. There are also opportunities to engage in quality improvement activities.

At the Tasmanian Department of Education, we put our Learners First. By joining us, you can too!

Our Department is committed to diversity and inclusion and aims to reflect the broader diversity of the Tasmanian community. Our organisational values of Respect, Courage, Aspiration and Growth are at the heart of our Department, reflecting what we stand for and guiding all aspects of our work.

There are opportunities available state-wide, working within urban and regional communities.

Relocation expenses may be available for successful applicants, along with a range of regional allowances, payments and programs whilst working in a regional community.

The Role

Work in schools as a member of a multi-disciplinary team to provide a child and adolescent psychological service which supports students and families. Contribute to capacity building of school communities to improve access, participation, and achievement of students.

Requirements

Essential

  • Qualifications as established by the Tasmanian Industrial Commission in the Teaching Service (Tasmanian Public Sector) Award.
  • Registration as a Psychologist within Tasmania in accordance with the provisions of the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (Tasmania) Act 2010 or possesses a degree with a fourth year qualification in Psychology which will enable registration following two years of supervised practice as a School Psychologist.
  • The Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Act 2013 requires persons undertaking work in a regulated activity to be registered. A regulated activity is a child related service or activity defined in the Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Regulations 2014. This registration must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of this may be checked at any time during employment.
    • Current Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Registration Status – Employment)

Desirable

  • A current driver's licence.
  • Eligible for membership of the Australian Psychological Society.

For further information please contact Danielle Le Rossignol via email danielle.le.rossignol@education.tas.gov.au using the subject line: School Psychologist - Tasmania-wide enquiry via EthicalJobs, or phone (03) 6777 2440.

Salary range: $69,169 to $104,313 per annum (pro rata) Teaching Service (Tasmanian Public Sector) Award.

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