Counsellor/Wellbeing Coordinator

Marrara Christian College a school of NT Christian Schools

Applications Close: 23 Jul 2024

Commencement Date: 15 Jul 2024


Applications are processed as they are received.

Immediate start or as negotiated

Marrara Christian College is seeking a passionate and qualified counsellor to join their team.  There has never been a better time to apply your knowledge and experience of counselling to a Kingdom cause.  Don’t miss this opportunity to help shape the future generation in the Territory with Northern Territory Christian Schools.

On behalf of the Marrara Christian College Principal and School Council, we invite you to apply now to join the NT Christian Schools’ network of

About this role

The Counsellor/Welfare Coordinator will be responsible for working with the Office Manager, education leaders and the education support team to support students and families, upskilling teacher and support staff and directing the welfare team.  They will be focused on the wellbeing of students particularly in the area of mental and emotional wellbeing, crisis intervention, individual and group counseling, and growth and development plans.  The counsellor/ welfare coordinator will meet with clients via face-to-face, online webinars and over the phone as required to promote general wellbeing.

NT Christian Schools exists to advance the Christian religion through the provision of education and religious instruction.  For the purposes of upholding the Christian ethos of our schools, it is a genuine occupational qualification of this role that applicants be able to teach religious education, lead, and otherwise assist in, religious practices and observances and personally adhere to, uphold, and authentically model the religious beliefs of NT Christian Schools.

What we offer

“At Marrara we seek to provide an education that is Christ centered, biblically grounded, academically rigorous and culturally engaging.  We are committed to loving the students entrusted to us.  That expresses itself by seeking what is in the best interest of those in our school community, especially the students in our care.  Our students are God’s “image bearers” which gives them inherent worth.  This is also true of our staff
and parents.  As an educational institution we strive to stretch our students academically and to provide an environment that is safe and nurturing in which they can flourish.  As part of that, students are expected to be respectful of staff and of the learning of other students.”
Bill Rusin, Principal, Marrara Christian College

  • Ten (10) weeks annual leave
  • 11% Super Contribution on top of salary
  • Long Service Leave pro-rata after five (5) years of continuous service (as opposed to ten)
  • Fifteen (15) days per year of personal sick or carers leave, two (2) days discretional leave per year
  • Up to eight (8) weeks paid maternity leave for eligible employees in addition to government leave
  • Continued professional development in-person conferences and online e learning
  • Opportunity to study with the National Institute of Christian Education, paid by NT Christian schools
  • Tuition Discounts for your children if they attend an NTCS schools
  • Financial and practical assistance to relocate to the Territory
  • Eligibility to be redeployed to another one of our regional or remote campuses
  • Salary Sacrificing
  • Access to counselling assistance with the employee wellbeing program
  • BUPA Health Care subsidy

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