The King Fahad Academy is an independent International Baccalaureate (IB) World School and the only Islamic school in the UK authorised to offer the IBO programmes. We provide a bilingual international education with an Islamic ethos to students aged 3-19 years. Our unique approach to faith-based education combines the rigour and innovation of the IBO programmes with the ethos and values of the Islamic faith. We help cultivate in our students, through their own culture and faith, an understanding and an open-minded attitude towards other cultures and beliefs – equipping them with the necessary knowledge and skills to appreciate and thrive in today’s increasingly globalised and multicultural world.
The Job: School Counsellor (Maternity Cover)
The School Counsellor will provide a counselling service to the pupils and staff of The King Fahad Academy. The school counsellor will contribute to the well-being of students and to their development to be productive citizens in society. He/she will work with school staff to help students develop in a holistic way through personal, social, emotional, career and academic strengths. The successful candidate will have an office for their use.
We are looking for a School Counsellor who has:
• Degree level (or higher) qualification as a counsellor/therapist
• Training and experience in working with children and young people
• An understanding of child development
• Awareness of mental health needs of children and young people
• Communication skills
School Counsellor will operate within the Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions of BACP or similar recognised professional association.
This is a challenging role and you must be able to cope with stressful interpersonal situations whilst maintaining a high degree of professionalism.
Closing date: Midday, Friday 15th February 2019
If you wish to discuss about this post, please email: Julie.firstname.lastname@example.org
Application form and further details are available on the Academy website www.thekfa.org.uk
Email completed application form to email@example.com.
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All successful applicants are required to undertake full vetting and barring cheeks, including DBS check.