School Counsellor (maternity cover/job share), Wandsworth

Closing date:Expiring soon

Emanuel SchoolWandsworth

Date posted:
Start date: 1 February 2019 – 31 December 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: from £5,900 - £11,800 pa depending on hours worked
Contract term: Maternity Cover

8 - 16 hours per week (to be agreed), term time only, Wednesdays to Fridays

Emanuel School is a co-educational independent secondary school in Wandsworth, London, with over 900 pupils. Combining academic ambition with a broad programme of co-curricular activities, we pride ourselves on developing our pupils into high achieving young adults; people who will make a positive contribution to the wider world.

Our counselling team provide a professional, confidential counselling service to pupils in years 6 to 13. This job-share role will offer a co-ordinated service across the week to our pupils, and will also provide staff with advice and support to help them respond to the emotional and pastoral needs of pupils in their care.

We are looking for a qualified counsellor with specialist postgraduate qualifications and solid experience as a practising therapist, psychiatrist or counsellor with adolescents. They will have exceptional skills in building effective relationships with pupils, parents and staff, and a thorough understanding of the issues and problems relevant to young people today. 

If you are interested in this position then please visit the vacancies section of our website and download the detailed job pack by clicking apply.

Completed application forms should be sent to by the closing date: 12 noon on Monday 21st January 2019.

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check. Emanuel School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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More about Emanuel School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 10 - 19 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Battersea Rise, London, SW11 1HS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8870 4171
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About Emanuel School

Emanuel School is a co-educational independent school next to Wandsworth Common, south-west London, with over 900 pupils from age 10 to 18. Combining academic ambition with a broad programme of co-curricular activities, the schoo...