Academy Counsellor Required: London


Closing Date: 11th March 2021

Grade 5 (Outer London): £21,013.80-£23,191.46 actual salary (based on £24,462-£26,274 FTE depending on experience)

Harris Professional Skills Sixth Form

We are looking for a qualified counsellor to provide a counselling service within the Academy, responding to the social, emotional or educational concerns of our students.

Your opportunity

As part of Harris, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education in London. With regular progression opportunities and outstanding CPD for support staff, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether at Harris Professional Skills Sixth Form, in one of our other 48 academies, or in our central team. Join us in our mission to cultivate  an exceptional learning environment for all our students.

What we are looking for

We look for talented individuals who want to be a part of transforming education in London, and helping create exceptional places of learning. The successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of diploma or advanced diploma in counselling or psychotherapy
  • BACP accreditation
  • Supervised practice placement that includes at least 400 hours
  • Counselling experience in a secondary school setting
  • Experience of working with key stakeholders such as a range of vulnerable students, outside agencies, SENCO, AWO, senior leaders, teaching staff, support staff, a range of parents, governors etc


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