Counsellor Required: Batley, West Yorkshire
Batley Girls’ High School
37 hours per week, Term Time plus 5 days
Actual salary: £34,012 – £35,950
To start as soon as possible
Batley Multi Academy Trust’s sole purpose is to provide a great education for Primary and Secondary learners throughout a local family of schools. The Trust is passionately committed to the communities of Batley, Birstall, Dewsbury and our surrounding areas, serving our local learners and their families in order to secure excellent educational outcomes, partnered with high aspirations. Batley Multi Academy Trust currently comprises Batley Girls’ High School, Batley Grammar School, Field Lane Junior, Infant and Nursery School, Healey Junior, Infant and Nursery School, and Manorfield Infant, Nursery School and Upper Batley High School. We provide high quality education for all young people. This collaboration enables us to share expertise, knowledge and best practice to ensure academic and pastoral excellence throughout all of our schools, with all schools embracing the same overall ethos and values, whilst maintaining their own unique characters.
We are an 11-19 school and we are very proud of our achievements: ‘Students achieve exceptionally well in this outstanding academy. They make rapid and sustained progress’ (Ofsted, 2013). We have an ethos based around the ideas of Achievement, Respect and Transformation (ART). Respect for self, for others and for learning is at the core of everything we do. We are dedicated to investing in our staff and passionately committed to their development, providing a supportive environment where people can truly grow and flourish.
We are seeking to appoint a Counsellor to provide a high quality confidential counselling service to young people in accordance with BACP guidelines. The post would suit an experienced qualified counsellor seeking to expand their counselling expertise. The role is offered on a permanent basis working 37 hours per week over five days.
The post holder must hold a recognised qualification in counselling or psychotherapy and have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to convey empathy and relate well to all members of the school and the wider community.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a supportive forward thinking Trust, who in return for your commitment and hard work, will support you to achieve your own career goals and aspirations.
Closing Date for application is Friday 23 February 2024 at 12pm
Interviews will be held soon after
Please contact the People and Talent department by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, if you have any questions or to arrange a visit.
Batley Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check for Regulated Activity.
Batley Multi Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.