Senior School Psychologist

Job Classification
Job Type
Full Time
Start timeframe
Red Hill ACT 2603
Posted By
Canberra Grammar School

Psychologist (Senior School)

Senior School | Senior School


  • Seeking a passionate Senior School Psychologist to join the CGS team
  • Full-time and Part-time opportunities available
  • An exciting opportunity to work with a team committed to making a difference in the lives of children.

About the School

Canberra Grammar School is a leading co-educational independent Anglican School founded in 1929. The School’s main campus is set on 20 hectares at the foot of Red Hill, just south of Lake Burley Griffin, close to Parliament House and the lively social precincts of Manuka and Kingston.

CGS is committed to delivering the highest standard of education, inspiring students to achieve personal excellence within a warm and inclusive community environment. The School is a vibrant and rewarding workplace with a strong commitment to professional learning and to nurturing excellent conditions in a superb campus environment. The School employs staff who are passionate and energetic in their profession and who place student learning and wellbeing at the forefront of all they do.

Benefits of Working at CGS

 CGS is an employer that promotes staff excellence and offers a range of additional benefits, including:

  • A highly competitive salary and superannuation of 12% (for permanent staff)
  • Attractive salary packaging arrangements
  • Complimentary barista-made coffee daily
  • Delicious daily morning tea and discounted lunches
  • Access to the onsite health clinic and annual influenza vaccinations
  • Employee assistance programmes
  • School fee concessions
  • Staff awards programme and generous professional development funding.

About the Role

Canberra Grammar School is seeking to appoint a Psychologist to join the Senior School team to provide consultancy, advice, assessment, counselling and guidance to students and their parents from Year 7 to Year 12. This is an ongoing position and can be either a full-time or part-time position within the working hours of Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. This position is also on call during the school holidays and is required to work at least one week each holiday period.

In the role, you will utilise your psychological expertise in education and learning to support and build the capacity of the school community toward the same goals. It is a requirement to be registered or have provisional registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), be eligible to hold a current membership with the Australian Psychological Society (APS) or have formal counselling qualifications and experience.

About You

You are dedicated, passionate and possess the following:

  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Eligible for membership with the Australian Psychologist Society (APS)
  • Demonstrated experience working within an educational setting
  • Demonstrated experience working with children and adolescents and parents/caregivers
  • Demonstrated clinical experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of assessment instruments and interventions
  • Knowledge of how children and adolescents learn and the relevant developmental stages
  • Demonstrated strong communication and collaboration skills

CGS is proud to be a School that takes child protection very seriously. All candidates for roles at Canberra Grammar School are subject to screening and assessment against child safety standards as part of our thorough recruitment process.

An early application is advised as we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if sufficient suitable applications are received.


Job Location (Area or Region)
Job Type
Business Type
Education Provider
Job Title
Senior School Psychologist
Posted By
Canberra Grammar School
Red Hill ACT 2603
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