School Counsellor - Senior School, Hertfordshire

Closing date:

St Albans High School for GirlsHertfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Actual salary £19,714 p.a. (FTE £41,574 p.a.) plus excellent benefits
Contract term: Maternity Cover

Fixed term 12 month contract (Maternity cover)

Part Time, 3 days per week, Term Time only plus 1 week

Actual salary £19,714 p.a. inclusive of holiday pay (FTE £41,574 p.a.)

Required for September 2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our school where strong pastoral care is at the heart of the High School’s community. Promoting the physical health and emotional wellbeing of the pupils and staff by focusing on their individual needs, believing that supporting pupils and staff 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.  

In return we offer:

  • Professional development opportunities both personal and for subject area growth
  • 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; use of gym and swimming pool, free lunches, generous pension scheme, free life assurance
  • Competitive salary

Details of the role and application process are available on the school’s website 

The High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing date for applications is 9am Monday 17th June 2019

Interviews to be held on Wednesday 26th June 2019

Registered Charity No: 311065

More about St Albans High School for Girls
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Senior & Sixth Form Campus, Townsend Avenue, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 3SJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1727 853800
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