Newcastle Sixth Form College is seeking to appoint a counsellor who will join our highly successful Learning Support Team. The College is an exciting place where A level and Access to Level 3 students have the freedom to be themselves and the support to achieve their best. Support staff are located in a dedicated set of rooms to provide outstanding support to all students. The Learning Support department is vital in helping students progress successfully from the college, whether that is into employment, an apprenticeship or for most of our students, to university.
The successful applicant will play a key role in supporting students with a disclosed learning difficulty or disability and providing support for all staff in ensuring the mental health and well-being of all students. The role involves working with learners individually and providing staff training and support as required. You will liaise closely with the Head of Learning Support and teaching staff to ensure our students are successful.
Newcastle Sixth Form College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff to share this commitment.
At Newcastle Sixth Form College values are not just about what we do, but also about how we do things. Our values underpin the culture and beliefs of our organisation, we expect all our staff to demonstrate behaviours in line with our three core values. 1. Valuing Our People, 2. Ownership and 3. Being Open and Honest.
Newcastle Sixth Form College is part of the NCG Group and offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including enhanced annual leave schemes, access to the either the Teachers pension scheme (teaching posts) or the Local Government pension scheme (non teaching posts), childcare vouchers and discounts via our online benefits portal, we also offer limited free parking for staff.