Head of Student Wellbeing

Annandale Christian College

Applications Close: 9 Jun 2024

Commencement Date: 8 Jul 2024


About Us:  Annandale Christian College is a vibrant and inclusive educational community dedicated to providing quality Christ-centred education within a nurturing Christian environment.  We are committed to fostering the holistic development of our students, nurturing their academic, social, emotional, and spiritual growth.

Position Overview:  We are seeking a passionate and experienced Head of Student Wellbeing to join our College on a full time basis to lead our wellbeing team and promote the holistic wellbeing of our P-12 student body.  This position offers a unique opportunity to make a significant impact on the lives of young people within a supportive and collaborative educational community.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic leadership and direction for the development and implementation of comprehensive student wellbeing programs and initiatives
  • Lead student behaviour management processes, working closely with Deputy Principals to ensure consistency across the College.
  • Oversee a team of wellbeing professionals and support staff, fostering a collaborative and inclusive team culture.
  • Collaborate with teachers, parents, administrators, and external stakeholders to support the holistic wellbeing of students
  • Implement proactive measures to promote positive mental health and emotional resilience among students.
  • Respond effectively to student wellbeing concerns and crises, providing appropriate support and intervention.
  • Uphold the Christian values and ethos of the College in all aspects of student wellbeing practices, interventions and behaviour management.

About You, Qualifications and Experience:

  • A committed Christian, active in your local church (pastoral reference required) and in full agreement with the College’s evangelical Statement of Christian Beliefs.
  • A relevant tertiary qualification in counselling, psychology, social work, education, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in a leadership role within student wellbeing, pastoral care, or counselling.
  • Strong understanding of child and adolescent development, mental health issues, and best practices in student support services.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and collaboration skills.


  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • Small teaching load (negotiable), allowing for focused attention on student wellbeing initiatives and support.
  • Professional development opportunities to enhance leadership skills and stay abreast of emerging trends in student wellbeing.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment within a vibrant Christian educational community.
  • Relocation assistance available for successful candidates relocating to Townsville.

How to Apply:  Please submit your resume, along with a cover letter outlining your qualifications, relevant experience, and alignment with the mission and values of Annandale Christian College, to [email protected]

For a detailed role description please visit our College website https://www.acc.qld.edu.au/college/employment-opportunities/

For a confidential discussion please phone (07) 4725 2082.

Application Deadline:  9th June, 2024

To apply for this job email your details to hr@acc.qld.edu.au.

For enquiries please contact Yvette Mealing on 07 4725 2082 or [email protected]

To apply for this job email your details to hr@acc.qld.edu.au.

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