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School Counsellor

Park ViewHaringey

We have a position, for a 0.4 FTE to work two days a week (term time 40 weeks pa), for a Student Counsellor to join the Counselling Services team within Park View School. You will be a member of the student counselling team offering, short term and long-term counselling participating in the delivery of a therapeutic support for students age 11 - 16. 

We are a Trauma Informed School; the role also involves working with other school staff using the Trauma Informed Approach to help provide a supportive learning environment for all our students. 

You will hold a Postgraduate Diploma or Masters in Counselling/Psychotherapy, trained to BACP level of accreditation or equivalent. You will be a member of the BACP or equivalent. You will be an experienced professional who is able to demonstrate flair, flexibility and self-confidence. You will have the proven ability to provide short and long term counselling and with experience of working within a school setting. You will have excellent interpersonal, verbal and written skills and proven ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

We are particularly keen to receive applications from male counsellors as these are currently under-represented in our team.

The post holder will be required to work on set days, Monday and Tuesday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.

Park View is a high-performing, diverse and inclusive community school in Tottenham, North London. We are committed to standing out from the crowd as an industry-leading employer.  

"Students' attitudes in class are consistently good and often exemplary. There is a positive ethos around the school and the highly cohesive community contributes to good behaviour in lessons and around the school" (Ofsted 2017)

We have a benefits package that you won’t find elsewhere, and this demonstrates that your job satisfaction is crucial to us. 

To find out more visit www.parkview.haringey.sch.uk or contact Ms Georgina Ladas on 020 8826 9151, email: careers@parkview.haringey.sch.uk 

To apply, please click the 'apply' button where you'll be able to complete our online application form.  

Closing date: Midday on 5 January 2022

Park View is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. Successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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