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School Counsellor

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The most common annual salary in AUS for a School Counsellor is between $100k and $120k
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Latest reviews from 6 School Counsellors surveyed on SEEK
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May 2021
Great role, can make a difference but low paying
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Psychology
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
The good things
- school holidays for self care - collaborative approach - autonomy - support
The challenges
- many child protection concerns - lower paying role - autonomy sometimes can feel lonely
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Jun 2018
Counselling is challenging but rewarding. It creates great personal satisfaction
Reviewer's Qualification
Master of Counselling
Experience
5 - 9 years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
Specialisation
Pastoral care
The good things
My role is diverse in the approach in working among different age groups, and involves case management, individual and group work while working within a vibrant supportive pastoral care team.
The challenges
Challenges include managing a high caseload and time management while keeping connected with external departments and colleagues.
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