Lead School Psychologist Appointment Pool
Department of Education Statewide Services Centre School Psychology Service Lead School Psychologist Appointment Pool Lead School Psychologist - $133,504 per annum (SEA GA 2017) We are establishing a pool of eligible and highly motivated individuals to fill short term lead school psychologist vacancies in WA public schools across the state. The pool may be used to fill vacancies of up to six months in duration. If you are currently a fixed-term or permanent school psychologist or lead school psychologist and are looking for your next opportunity, or you are a recently retired lead school psychologist, you are encouraged to apply.
If you've recently moved to WA and have experience in school psychologist leadership, you should also apply. Applications can be submitted throughout the term of the pool. As a lead school psychologist you will be school based and directly accountable to the Regional Executive Director.
Lead school psychologists are also employed within the Student Support Services Directorate of Statewide Services. You will also be professionally accountable to the Manager, School Psychology Service. Your practice will be guided and directed by Departmental policies and guidelines and the Psychology Board of Australia's professional standards.
You will provide leadership and access to professional support and learning for all school psychologists, including ensuring professional supervision for provisionally registered psychologists and assure the quality of practice meets the professional standards of the Department and the Psychology Board of Australia. As a lead school psychologist, you will provide direct advice to the Regional Executive Director and principals in the assessment and response to complex issues and/or situations, including emergency and critical incident management. You will also provide leadership in the development and implementation of appropriate programs, interventions and evaluations at all levels, including facilitation of systemic change and provide critical evaluation on issues impacting on the School Psychology Service.
In applying to this pool, you will determine which region (and/or Student Support Services) you wish to be considered. Appointments from the Pool Regional Executive Directors may consider applicants from the pool to fill short term lead school psychologist vacancies up to six months in duration. Qualifications, experience and location availability will be considered when selecting an applicant for possible placement.
You may be contacted by a Regional Executive Director to discuss the possibility of a placement or to discuss future opportunities. Your referees may be contacted to verify your experience. If you are a permanent employee with the Department your current line manager will need to approve your release before you can accept a fixed-term placement in another region.
Appointment to this pool does not guarantee employment. Who should apply? You should apply if you are: currently emplo....