South Hampstead High School is looking to appoint an experienced, well-qualified School Counsellor to work as part of the pastoral team.
The role will primarily involve counselling pupils from the Senior School but some work with Junior School pupils may be required. This will include independent and confidential counselling through individual sessions, responding to pupils’ personal, social, emotional or educational concerns, ensuring confidentiality at all times and promoting a caring and supportive environment.
The role is part-time, 2 days per week in the first instance and term-time plus 10 days only.
The ideal candidate will possess a post-graduate Diploma or Masters level in Counselling or Psychotherapy, with a specialist qualification in child and adolescent work. Previous experience working in a school setting is desirable. BACP Accreditation, UKCP or BPC registration or registration with an equivalent recognised awarding body is essential.
South Hampstead High School is a happy community of pupils, parents and staff, working together to provide an environment in which girls’ strengths are allowed to flourish. The School is part of the GDST, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools. We offer a variety of benefits, such as:
· Competitive salaries and pay progression
· Access to extensive professional development opportunities
· Training grants for qualifications
· Generous pension schemes
· Free life assurance benefit
· Childcare vouchers, interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
· A Cycle to Work scheme
· Competitive terms and conditions of employment
For further details and to apply please click the apply button.
Closing date: Monday 18th June 2018.
We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.