Permanent contract from September 2019
Competitive salary dependent on experience
2 days per week, 35 weeks term time only
Notre Dame is a stimulating environment in which to work with an enthusiastic, cheerful and committed staff. Our aim is to offer our children a rich and diverse range of experiences; to help them find areas where they can excel or simply have fun; to encourage their natural curiosity; to make sure they enjoy their school life.
We are seeking a School Counsellor to promote emotional wellbeing for students and to support the emotional needs of students on a one to one basis. This role will work closely with the safeguarding and leadership team to ensure that the students are safe, protected and happy and embrace all aspects of the Notre Dame school life.
The ideal candidate will have experience of working with mental health in adolescents ideally within the voluntary, community or statutory sector together with a recognised qualification in counselling or psychotherapy and BACP registration.
Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by members of the SLT and have a tour of the school.
The 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 must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.