We wish to appoint two Student Counsellors, each working 3 days a week, to increase the support on offer to our students. Working as part of our enthusiastic, collaborative and supportive Inclusion Team, you will provide students aged 11 – 16 with practical solution-focussed counselling on a time-limited basis. You will work with a wide range of issues including bereavement and loss, transition, eating disorders and self-harm, depression and anger management, abuse of any kind, anxiety and fears.
The successful candidate will have, or be working towards, BACP accreditation. You will be an excellent communicator, building effective relationships with staff, students and parents / carers and have the ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
There is also the opportunity to increase to working 5 days a week across the Federation.
You will share our ethos that disadvantage need not be a barrier to academic achievement and success for all.
Salary: SO2 (point 27 – 29) £34,689 - £35,949 pro-rata
Hours: 21 hours a week, 39 weeks a year
Prendergast Ladywell School is part of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools; we believe that all our students can achieve excellence and that they deserve the very best teachers and resources to reach their potential. Our caring environment values achievement and we insist on tolerance and mutual respect.
You will have the opportunity to work with a forward thinking school leadership team. We provide a comprehensive and supportive induction programme for all new members of staff. You will also have access to a rich and varied CPD programme within the school and across the Federation.
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced professional with a background of working with children and young people.
Interviews: Friday 3 December 2021
Please note CVs are not accepted.
The Leathersellers’ Federation of schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all employees are required to have an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.