School Counsellor Required: St Albans, Hertfordshire


Closing date: 22 September 2020

St Albans High School


Part-time, 2 days per week, Term Time only

Actual salary £12,900.16 p.a. inclusive of holiday pay (£41,574.40 FTE)

Required for October 2020

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a well-qualified School Counsellor to work alongside our pastoral team. Promoting the physical health and emotional wellbeing of the pupils by focusing on their individual needs, believing that supporting pupils through setbacks or problems in life will enable them to achieve fulfilment both at school and in their lives beyond.

As a qualified counsellor you will share our commitment to safeguarding pupils and have a proven ability to communicate effectively with young people, providing professionalism and a caring outlook, which are essential for this role as you will be offering individual support as well as training to groups in a variety of ways. You will be part of our committed pastoral team providing excellent levels of pastoral care across the school.

The working hours will be 8.30am – 5.00pm, currently, the two days requiring cover are Tuesday and Friday, although this may be subject to change. The total hours are 15 hours per week on a term time only basis. Flexibility is required to cover after school appointments until 5.30pm on occasions.

In return we offer:

• Professional development opportunities
• An opportunity to join our highly academic independent day school set in the heart of St Albans, with very good transport links to central and outer London
• An extensive benefits package; free lunches, generous pension scheme, free life assurance
• Competitive salary

To apply for this role please complete and return the Job Application form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring form and either email this to our HR Department at or post it to our HR Department, St Albans High School for Girls, Townsend Avenue, St Albans, AL1 3SJ. You may incorporate further details, including your own bespoke CV if you wish, together with any observations on the job description you may have, along with your covering letter.

Closing date for applications is 9am Tuesday 22 September 2020

Interviews to be held on Wednesday 30 September 2020


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