Counsellor, Leicester

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Crown Hills Community CollegeLeicester

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Start date: 28th August 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Grade 8, Point 31 - 34
Contract term: Permanent

Post Title: Counsellor

Scale: Grade 8, Points 31 - 34 (£30,756 - £33,136)

Pro Rata Salary: £12,851.64 - £13,846.00 (Actual Salary)

Hours: 18 hours per week, term time only plus 3 Teacher Days. 41.79% of full time.  

We are seeking to appoint a confident, caring and organised person to join our team in the role of a Counsellor. The successful candidate will be expected to address the needs of individual children who need to help to overcome a crisis of trauma thus reducing barriers to learning.  

As a valued member of the Student Support Team the post holder will be committed to the students and college life, will possess the ability to communicate effectively and be able to raise the standards of learning for all of the students that they are required to work with. 

The post holder will need to use engagement techniques in order to reach young people to improve their participation in the curriculum.

Candidates should pay attention to the person specification and explain within their application how they meet the criteria, whilst also describing what they will bring to the post from their own knowledge, experience and understanding of supporting vulnerable children in a college setting.

Crown Hills Community College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff and volunteers are therefore expected to behave in such a way that supports this commitment. 

Appointment to this post will be subject to the following satisfactory pre-employment checks: 

  • Identity 
  • Relevant work      qualifications 
  • Right to work in the      UK 
  • Disclosure & Barring      Service Check 
  • References 

Further information about the college’s aims and values can be found on our website at  We expect applicants to be committed to equal opportunities, multi-cultural education and team-working. As a community college, we believe strongly that education is from cradle to grave and there will be plenty of ways in which the successful applicant will be able to involve themselves in wider educational concerns.  Crown Hills has a strong commitment to C.P.D and is an excellent place in which to further your career.

Should you wish to visit the College please email PA Jo Amey,

Please read the attached job description and person specification.  If you are interested in applying, please fill in the application form available on our website:, outlining how you meet the person specification in Section 7 and including e-mail addresses of all referees. 

All completed applications to be emailed to by on Wednesday, 27th June, 2018.

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More about Crown Hills Community College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Gwendolen Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE5 5FT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 116 273 6893
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