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School Counsellor – Hills Adventist College

Seventh-day Adventist Schools (Greater Sydney) Limited

Seventh-day Adventist Schools (Greater Sydney) Limited is seeking a full time School Counsellor with suitable experience and training to work full-time at Hills Adventist College. You will work to support students, their families and school staff through counselling, groups programs and contributing to the wellbeing culture of the school. 

As a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Schools (Greater Sydney) Limited staff, you will join a passionate team committed to the achievement of a strategic plan designed to strengthen our schools to achieve our mission to ‘Reveal Jesus’ to all our students.   It is preferable that the successful applicant be a baptised and practising member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, or a practising Christian sympathetic to the unique Seventh-day Adventist identity of the school.

Seventh-day Adventist Schools (Greater Sydney) Limited is committed to child safety by providing a safe culture, safe operations, and a safe environment.

Only those with a legal right to work in Australia may apply.  The appointing body reserves the right to fill this position at its discretion and to close applications early.


Hills Adventist College (Kellyville Campus, NSW)

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Tertiary qualification/training in Counselling
  • Experience in providing counselling services addressing emotional and/or behavioural needs to children and adolescents, and their families, and to At-Risk students
  • Experience in facilitating evidence-based group wellbeing or mental health programs
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current NSW Child Protection Legislation
  • Demonstrated knowledge of child/adolescent development and mental health issues
  • The ability to undertake the duties of the role in accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values and its Code of Ethics and Conduct of Sydney Adventist Schools
  • Registration with the appropriate professional regulatory organisation for your profession.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, an ability to work collaboratively with a team and engage with multiple stakeholders
  • The ability to work independently, a willingness and capacity to take initiative and to manage a full counselling caseload
  • A current Working with Children Check clearance and Police Check.

And who may also have:

Demonstrated understanding and experience working with culturally and linguistically diverse clients
Experience in delivery of group work and presentations, and the capacity to develop and deliver social/emotional education to staff and parents.

Expressions of Interest

Applications can be emailed to Rhonda Belson, Executive Director of Education, Seventh-day Adventist Schools (Greater Sydney) Limited – [email protected].  Applications should include a covering letter addressing the selection criteria and a current resume with a minimum of three referees including contact details.

This vacancy was written and advertised by the employer listed above.