Employment at ERC

Our teachers are dynamic, committed and talented individuals who empower our students whilst providing a safe and positive environment for their development.

Edmund Rice College is committed to the creation and maintenance of a child safe school environment. The care, safety and welfare of students is paramount. Each member of staff contributes to our dynamic and diverse community through their passion for education. They empower our students whilst providing a safe and positive environment for their development.

We invite suitable staff to consider joining our vibrant and dynamic learning community.

Applications are invited for the following vacancies.

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Staff Vacancies

See below for our latest staff vacancies. If you are interested in any position, please fill out the Application Form for Employment, as listed below and submit your covering letter and CV to: office@erc.nsw.edu.au

For further enquiries contact the Principal’s Personal Assistant on (02) 4228 4344

Please send applications and a covering letter to:

The Principal
Edmund Rice College
Locked Bag 10, Wollongong, 2500


College Counsellor/Psychologist

Permanent, 1FTE (averaged conditions – school terms)

The Role

Edmund Rice College is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified, highly motivated, skilled and collaborative College Counsellor / Psychologist to join the Pastoral Care team at the commencement of the 2022 school year.

The role of the College Counsellor / Psychologist is to promote academic success, positive psychological health and social and emotional wellbeing, delivering a range of counselling and consulting services for boys with a focus on prevention, intervention and student learning. This is achieved through a collaborative approach by supporting and advising students, staff and parents in dealing with the various dimensions of adolescence, school and family life.

The Counsellor reports directly to the Director of Pastoral Care and is a member of the College’s Pastoral Team, providing advice and support on professional matters regarding student welfare and wellbeing.

About You

The successful candidate will be a highly capable professional with proven experience in supporting the wellbeing of students.

To be considered for this position, you must be a professional who meets the following criteria:


Relevant tertiary qualifications

The ability to work effectively and cohesively with staff and students as a member of the Pastoral Team

Knowledge and skills in approaches to adolescent development including mental health assessments and interventions

The ability to relate to boys and a practical knowledge of boys’ issues and their wellbeing

A strong duty of care for young people and a commitment to providing confidential and evidence-based service

The ability to provide psychoeducation about adolescent mental health to teaching staff

Thorough risk assessment and case management experience

The ability to collaborate with educators in formulating support programs for students

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to demonstrate an understanding of current child safe principles, including legislation and guidelines

Possess a valid Working with Children Check

A commitment to the child safeguarding principles

An understanding and commitment to the Mission and Ethos of the College in the Edmund Rice tradition

Desirable criteria:

Full registration as a psychologist or clinical psychologist

Experience in delivering wellbeing interventions, programs and staff professional development

Previous experience working as a counsellor / psychologist within a secondary school

The Process

Applications (including CV and covering letter) can be emailed to Jamon Thomas, Human Resources Manager, via jthomas@erc.nsw.edu.au

The appointment of a successful candidate is conditional and based on the successful completion of all pre-employment screening for child-related employment and reference checks.

Consistent with the Public Health (COVID-19 Vaccination of Education and Care Workers) Order 2021 (“PHO”), all staff at Edmund Rice College are required to provide evidence of compliance with the PHO as a condition of employment. Compliance with the PHO is an essential requirement of employment at Edmund Rice College.



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