School Counsellor, Oxfordshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Gosford Hill SchoolOxfordshire

Date posted:
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £17208 - £18545
Contract term: Permanent

School Counsellor 

LGPS 10 (25 hours per week)

£17208 - £18545 (FTE £29909 - £32233 )

We are looking for a qualified Counsellor to start as soon as possible. The successful applicant will provide a professional and confidential counselling service to students, promoting their emotional health and well being and building their resilience to help them cope with the difficulties they face. To carry out the role you must be fully qualified and registration with BACP is essential.

Gosford Hill School is situated in Kidlington, on the north western edge of Oxford near to the new Oxford Parkway Station (a 50 minute journey from London), with ample staff parking and on the main bus route into Oxford. We work closely with Oxford University and Oxford Brookes University. We are also fortunate to be at the gateway to the rural Cotswolds. We prioritise staff well being and development and our ‘Golden Ticket’ scheme rewards strong staff attendance. Visits to the school, by arrangement, are welcome.  

The post is for 25 hours per week with the preferred pattern of working 9am – 2.00pm  Monday – Friday.  A variation of the working pattern would be considered for the right candidate. 

If you are interested in the post, please complete a Gosford Hill School application form and include a letter (of no more than two sides of A4) outlining your reasons for applying and your suitability for the post. Application forms and further details are available on the school’s website or from Nicola Cooke, Headteacher’s PA. (tel. 01865 374971; email  The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 25th February 2019 at midday. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 6th March 2019. Please submit your completed application to

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More about Gosford Hill School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Oxford Road, Kidlington, Oxfordshire, OX5 2NT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1865 374971
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