School Counsellor Required: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire


Wycombe High School


Pay Scale Bucks Pay Scale 4, point 21 – point 25 currently £26,477 – £28,645 pro-rata for term time only, plus Inset Days. For 22 hours per week over 39 weeks per annum, the actual annual salary is £13,419 – £14,645 Hours: 08:30 – 16:30, with a 16:00 finish on Friday Ideally, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday would be preferred.

Key Dates: 

Deadline for applications 09:00 hrs Monday 8 January 2024

Interviews will take place later the same week

Wycombe High School is seeking to appoint someone with recent experience of working as a counsellor for children/young people aged 11-18.

Knowledge or experience of working in an educational environment would be desirable but is not essential. The successful candidate will provide a caring and supportive environment, where concerns can be explored safely.

This will involve working with a diverse range of issues including bereavement and loss, transition, anxiety and low-mood, eating disorders, self-harm, anger management, bullying and abuse.

She/he will be comfortable and experienced in employing and developing short-term therapeutic interventions to support and empower students, encouraging confidence, independence, reflection and resilience.


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