Fixed term 5 month contract (Maternity cover)
Part Time, 2 days per week, Term Time only
Actual salary £12,900 p.a. inclusive of holiday pay (FTE £41,574 p.a.)
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a well-qualified School Counsellor to work alongside our pastoral team. Promoting the physical health and emotional wellbeing of the pupils and staff by focusing on their individual needs, believing that supporting pupils and staff through setbacks or problems in life will enable them to achieve fulfilment both at school and in their lives beyond.
As a qualified counsellor you will share our commitment to safeguarding pupils and have a proven ability to communicate effectively with young people, providing professionalism and a caring outlook, which are essential for this role as you will be offering individual support as well as training to groups in a variety of ways. You will be part of our committed pastoral team providing excellent levels of pastoral care across the school.
In return we offer
- Professional development opportunities
- An opportunity to join our highly academic independent day school set in the heart of St Albans, with very good transport links to central and outer London
- An extensive benefits package; use of gym and swimming pool, free lunches, generous pension scheme, free life assurance
- Competitive salary
Details of the role and application process are available on the school’s website https://www.stahs.org.uk/working-with-us/
The High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Closing date for applications is 9am Monday 24th February 2020
Interviews to be held on Monday 2nd March 2020
Registered Charity No: 311065