Careers Councellor/Teacher

Job Title: Careers Councellor/Teacher
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Australia, Australia
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$80000 - AU$115000 per annum
Start Date: 12/7/24
Reference: TRD-2024-824_1716854373
Contact Name: Tahlia de Van der Schueren
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 28, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:
Are you a careers counsellor/teacher seeking an excellent opportunity? We have an exciting full-time, ongoing position for a careers counsellor/teacher at a wonderful Catholic school. This role is essential for supporting secondary students in developing their awareness and understanding of the wide range of educational options and career pathways available to them.

As a careers counsellor, you will guide students by providing psychological support, informed advice, and relevant resources to help them make well-rounded decisions about their future careers. In addition to your counselling duties, you will offer comprehensive support in academic planning and selection, provide feedback on academic performance, and assist in facilitating appropriate work placements and training opportunities.

Join this wonderful school starting in Term 3 this year and make a significant impact on the lives and futures of its students.

Key duties:

  • Help students develop and implement educational and career plans, providing psychological support, informed advice, and relevant resources to guide students in their holistic discernment about future career options
  • Guide students in selecting appropriate courses and subjects that align with their career goals.
  • Advise on tertiary education options, including universities, TAFE, and apprenticeships.
  • Provide up-to-date information on career opportunities, job market trends, and educational pathways.
  • Maintain a resource library of career-related information, including brochures, websites, and software.
  • Organise and conduct workshops and seminars on topics such as resume writing, interview skills, and job search strategies.
  • Coordinate career-related programs, including work experience, internships, and mentorships.
  • Liaise with universities, employers, and industry representatives to facilitate student opportunities.
  • Maintain accurate records of student interactions, assessments, and career plans.
  • Prepare reports on student progress and program effectiveness.

Skills & Experience:

  • Qualifications in career counselling
  • Unrestricted working rights in Australia
  • Valid VIT registration
  • Broad knowledge of different career paths
  • A demonstrated commitment to work in a Catholic Education environment
  • Ability to provide contact details for two education-based references from within the last 5 years (student-teacher mentors are acceptable).


  • Full time Careers Counsellor/Teacher position
  • Working with students in middle/senior years
  • Commencement from Term 3, 2024
  • Full time, ongoing opportunity
  • Well respected school within the wider community
  • Excellent facilities on large acreage

The School:

  • Year 7-12 School with around 1800 students
  • Excellent school facilities and secure teacher parking
  • Highly collaborative teaching environment
  • Willing to support teachers wanting to achieve Catholic accreditation
  • Clear behaviour structures for students
  • Low staff turn over
  • Approachable management team and smaller team structures
  • Well respected school within the local community
  • Excellent professional development opportunities

Why work with Tradewind?

The Benefits:

  • Work with an organisation that is relentless in securing quality opportunities in a personalised way
  • Relevant and real information about roles
  • No joining fees/other fees
  • Resume and Key Selection Criteria assistance
  • Interview tips and preparation provided
  • Professional development by two Principal mentors on a consistent basis

Tradewind Australia is a specialist, education recruitment agency and is the preferred supplier of teachers for many schools across the greater Melbourne / Victoria region. We have a strong reputation for providing high-caliber teachers with fantastic contract opportunities and helping them to pursue rewarding careers. Our aim is to cultivate an excellent ongoing relationship with you throughout your growing career.

How to apply:

To apply, follow the link provided or apply on our website

For any queries regarding the position or application process, contact Tahlia on the Education Permanent Team on (03) 9110-0091


We welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of the organisations we partner with, and the people they support. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds and people with disability and lived experience to apply.