Prospect School is a successful 11-18 school with a strong focus on learning in all aspects of its work; a progressive and vibrant learning community, focusing on raising the aspirations and releasing the potential of every young person in our care. There are 1350 students on roll, including 170 students in the Sixth Form.
We are seeking to appoint a School Counsellor/Child Protection Officer to work as part of our friendly support team. As School Counsellor you will provide a professional and confidential service to students in order to promote emotional health and wellbeing and help students to overcome barriers to learning. In addition, the School Counsellor will be expected to fulfil the role of Child Protection Officer. As the Child Protection Officer you will work under the direction of the Designated Safeguarding Lead to deliver and maintain a robust and confidential Child Protection Service.
Applicants must have a counselling qualification at diploma or equivalent recognised by the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (or be working towards accreditation).
Please apply using the application form which can be downloaded from the School website or obtained from the school by contacting the Office Manager on 0118 9023152 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants are encouraged to seek information about the School via the website: www.prospect.reading.sch.uk. Only applications submitted on the school’s application form will be considered.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The recruitment of the successful applicant will be subject to enhanced DBS certificate and registration with the update service.
Prospect School is an equal opportunities employer.
Closing date for application: Tuesday 27 June 2017.
Cockney Hill, Reading, RG30 4EX
Head Teacher: Mr P Davies
Telephone: 0118 9023152
Fax: 0118 9504172