School Counsellor Required: Oxford, Oxfordshire


Sr Edward’s School

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £38,000 – £40,000 FTE.

Salaries are reviewed annually by the School with any increases effective from 1st September.

Contracted hours: Term-time only, working 20 hours per week (approximately 34 weeks per year)

Closing Date: 

This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity for an experienced and qualified Counsellor to play a key role providing high quality care to support pupils’ social, emotional, and behavioural development at St. Edward’s.

St. Edward’s is a busy and thriving school and we pride ourselves on offering a supportive environment to our pupils. As the School Counsellor, you will offer a high-quality counselling service, working on a one-to-one and group basis with pupils to help support them to manage the difficulties they may be facing.

You will be an empathetic and understanding individual, with a Post-graduate Diploma or Masters level qualification in Counselling or Psychotherapy or possession of BACP accreditation, UKCP registration, or the equivalent from a recognised professional body. You will need to have a good understanding of child and adolescent mental health and ideally have experience in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. A background of working with young people is essential, ideally within an educational setting.


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