School Counsellor, Oxford

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Headington SchoolOxford
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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £29.4k - £33.3k FTE per annum
Contract term: Permanent



Start date: ASAP

Salary: £29.4k - £33.3k FTE per annum 

Headington is a vibrant and welcoming day and boarding school for girls set in 23 acres on the outskirts of Oxford. The School is renowned for its commitment to academic excellence, pastoral support and an impressive range of extra-curricular opportunities.  

Headington School is looking for a qualified counsellor and a job share arrangement will be considered. The successful candidate/s will need experience of working with young and adolescent girls. You will have a warm, empathetic, approachable nature and excellent communication skills. You will be able to work well with other members of the Pastoral team.  

This successful candidate/s will play a key role in the pastoral welfare of the girls and be able to provide advice and guidance to key staff and support the delivery of further training and their own professional development. This role requires you to be available from Monday to Friday to support girls in both the Prep and Senior School. You will be a flexible individual who can manage your appointments, administration and professional supervision within the working days/week.  

If you are interested in applying for this position please refer to our website: for a job specification and application form. 

Please send your completed application form and covering letter to 

Closing date: 20 November 

Interviews: w/c 27 November  

Applicants must be able to provide evidence of having the right to live and work in the UK and be prepared to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

Headington School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and DBS and barred lists checks. The School expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Headington School is an equal opportunities employer.

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