Employment

The school culture is one of collaboration, innovation and life-long learning.  We are engaged in a dynamic path of educational research and practice, which remains responsive to both the inner nature of each student and to the changing conditions of the society we live in.  Our curriculum remains comprehensive across academic, artistic and practical domains and our year 12 program provides a recognized pathway to tertiary study.

The school is set in a beautiful environment, close to the vines and coast, 40-50 minutes to the city of Adelaide.  This is a great place to live, raise children and work.

All teachers must have a recognised qualification and meet Teacher Registration requirements for South Australia.

 

 

POSITIONS VACANT

 

High School Counsellor (years 7-12)

Part-Time approx .4fte

The Counsellor supports the ongoing development of skills to promote resilience, mental health and wellbeing. The Counsellor also supports the management of students with emotional and behavioural challenges and works as an integral part of the student’s school team to support ongoing development in the promotion of learning, wellbeing, health and social education.

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Appropriate professional qualifications. 
  • Willingness to support the ethos and the values of the school and lead by example.
  • Understanding of the academic and wellbeing needs of students as these relate to the learning and personal growth outcomes for students.
  • Ability to develop positive, professional relationships with staff.
  • Expertise and experience in identification of needs and counselling of students.
  • Ability to provide education about adolescent mental health to teaching staff.
  • Ability to identify appropriate external professionals for students requiring support outside the services of the Learning Support staff.
  • Ability to collaborate with educators in formulating support programs for students.
  • Willingness to collaborate effectively with a broad range of staff to enhance student outcomes.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development.
  • Professionalism and discretion at all times in relation to confidential matters.
  • Flexibility and commitment to the provision of a high-standard of professional care.
  • Experience working with adolescents.

 STRONG - BALANCED - DYNAMIC

We are a thriving and vital school in the beautiful Southern Vales of South Australia with over 350 students from Kindergarten to Year 12, close to the coast and only 40 minutes from the city of Adelaide. The successful applicant must be eligible for teacher registration in South Australia and will be a committed and imaginative educator with outstanding interpersonal skills.

 A full position description and Selection Criteria are available for download from this website

Applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria, provide a professional resume and contact details of three referees who have worked in a supervisory capacity.

Applications are to be sent to: hr@wws.sa.edu.au

 Closing date:  23rd February 2018 at 5.00pm