School Counsellor Required: Birmingham, West Midlands

 

Closing Date:13 May 2021at 15pm

Cockshut Hill School

Salary range: (£27,741 – £34,728) before pro rata.

Actual salary is £24,181 to £30,271. The point of the scale will be assessed dependent on experience and qualifications

Occupation: Education Non-TeachingFull / Part timeFull timeJob

Hours: 36.5 Term time only

Contract Type: Permanent

Enhanced DBS Check Required: Yes

 

Cockshut Hill School

Cockshut Hill

Birmingham

B26 2HX

Telephone Number: 0121 289 5900

Email Address: recruitment@summitlearningtrust.org.uk

Job Start Date: as soon as possible

Cockshut Hill academy require a qualified Counsellor to start in May 2021. The job purpose is to provide a professional and confidential counselling service to children and young people, promoting their emotional health and well-being and building their resilience to help them cope with the difficulties they face. To carry out this role it is essential that you are fully qualified and registration with BACP.

This post will offer the opportunity to work with colleagues from Ninestiles and Lyndon Schools to share practice and planning.

The Trust’s commitment to excellence is recognised nationally and internationally and offers further opportunities for career development in working with other schools.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate they can be exceptionally well organised with superb communication skills; be able to relate well to both adults and young people and demonstrate an unequivocal commitment to contributing to the achievement of the trust’s mission statement. You will need work flexibly, adapt your approach concerning the distinctive challenges and opportunities of providing a counselling service in a school. In

return, we offer an exciting and challenging role within a very supportive team and the opportunity to develop your skills within this innovative and growing trust.

Cockshut Hill School provides a friendly and supportive working environment, valuing each individual. We are committed to providing our students with the best education they need to become confident, articulate and successful adults of the future. We are one of the few schools in Birmingham to receive The Rights Respecting Schools, UNICEF UK Gold Award, for successfully embedding children’s rights throughout the school in our practices and ethos. This is an exciting time for our school as we strive to improve and are proud of our commitment to teaching and learning – our school motto is ‘Nothing But the Best’.

 

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