Full timeCommencement in 2023Mornington Peninsula Located on Victoria's Mornington Peninsula, Woodleigh School is an independent, coeducational school comprising two Junior Campuses, Minimbah in Frankston South and Penbank in Moorooduc and a Senior Campus in Langwarrin South.  The Educational Psychologist will work across both the Minimbah campus and the Senior campus. At the heart of a Woodleigh Education is our commitment to the holistic development of every student within our school. We provide a nurturing and challenging environment that supports students to develop the knowledge, skills and dispositions that they will need to thrive, at and beyond school. We aim to develop independent, resilient, creative and compassionate individuals who can find personal success in life, while making a positive contribution to the communities in which they live.At Woodleigh School, we see the development of academic learning, personal wellbeing, and student engagement as being interdependent. We understand that such deep learning is best cultivated in safe, supportive, inclusive and respectful environments where students can take risks, develop their strengths, to be curious, respond creatively, and to explore new ways of thinking.Our student wellbeing mission is to:To promote and support student positive wellbeing by building resilience and the personal capacity to meet challenges confidently now and in the future.Key responsibilities of the Educational Psychologist include, but are not limited to:Undertake educational and psychological assessment as directed in all areas of child and adolescent development.Provide psychological counselling, support and programs for individuals and groups for a range of mental health, neurodiversity, and social & emotional issues.Plan evidence-based interventions in collaboration with other staff, relevant professionals, and parents.Participate as a member of School Staff and provide psychological input to the development, implementation and evaluation of school or system learning programs, goals and outcomes.Provide professional learning and information to build capacity of schools and families to improve students’ learning and developmental outcomes.Respond as part of school wellbeing team, to assist the school community in response to critical incidents and emergencies.Collect, collate, and maintain student information and records to meet legislative and ethical requirements.Maintain professional competence and continued professional learning. Selection Criteria:Essential:An understanding of appropriate behaviours when engaging with children & adolescents in line with current Child Safe Principles & Practices & professional code of ethicsMust be fully registered by the Psychology Board of Australia under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law orEligible for membership of the Australian Psychological Society.Eligible for membership of the College of Educational and Developmental Psychologists.Endorsement under the PsyBA as an Educational and Developmental Psychologist (or in process of completing)Board approved supervisor status for supervision of provisional psychologist (or willingness to obtain)Relevant experience of working in a school settingA current driver's licence Desirable:Ability to provide supervision of Provisional Psychologists for registration (post graduate program).Familiar with Positive Education frameworks & practice Conditions of EmploymentA Working with Children’s Check is required for this position. Applications should be addressed to HR and submitted online by 5pm Wednesday 30th November 2022. We encourage you to submit your application early as interviewing may commence prior to the closing date. If you have any queries relating to this position please contact hr@woodleigh.vic.edu.au.  Woodleigh School is an equal opportunity employer. Woodleigh School is committed to a Child Safe school environment and has zero tolerance of child abuse.Job description 78556 AUD Langwarrin South 3911