School Counsellor, Cheshire East

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Terra Nova SchoolCheshire East

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as available
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: competitive rate
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking to appoint a part-time (0.4 FTE) School Counsellor to ensure that every child succeeds, and is happy and safe.  The successful candidate will work under the supervision of the Headmaster and the DSL and be responsible for:

: the planning and delivery of direct therapeutic interventions with individual children, groups of children and families.  

: advising staff on ways to get the best out of individuals

: supporting parents in helping their child

: meeting, as necessary, with external agencies including Senior Schools.

: supporting the transition to Senior School 


We are looking for candidates who:

• care about children

  • have a counselling or psychotherapy qualification

• have a minimum of two years post qualification experience

• have an understanding of the development, emotional, social and educational issues of children and young people 

• have high quality people skills to deal with difficult situations

• have the ability to work sensitively with others to build effective relationships

• can work flexibly to support class teachers and the Senior Leadership Team


Application forms are available by contacting melanie.machin@tnschool.co.uk

Deadline for applications is: 20th January 2020

Interviews: The following week

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  All post holders are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.



More about Terra Nova School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 13 years
Address: Jodrell Bank, Crewe, Cheshire, CW4 8BT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1477 571251
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