School Counsellor, Reading

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Prospect SchoolReading

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: NJC Scale 6 Point 18-22 £24,313 – 26,317 pa (FTE)
Contract term: Permanent

30 hours per week (hours to be negotiated)

Term time only

Prospect School is looking for an enthusiastic and pro-active School Counsellor to work with our students.  

The post holder will be the key lead for developing and maintaining a high-quality counselling service for the whole school, that enhances the mental health and wellbeing of all pupils. You will promote a caring and supportive environment where such concerns may be explored thereby promoting mental and emotional health.  

The newly appointed member of staff will take the lead in professional consultations with staff, parent/carers, general practitioners, psychiatrists, mental health workers, social workers, school nurses, home-school link workers, hub workers and educational psychologists.  

Please apply as soon as possible, using the application form which can be downloaded from the School website or obtained from the school. Applicants are encouraged to seek information about the School via the website: Only applications submitted on the school’s application form or through TES will be considered. Please contact the Recruitment Officer, Abi Davis, on 0118 9590466 Est. 252 or email for further information.   

Closing date: Monday 24 June 2019

We encourage early applications, and reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time should the right candidate be found.

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. 

More about Prospect School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Cockney Hill, Tilehurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG30 4EX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 118 9590466
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Welcome to Prospect School. We are a large, diverse and inclusive school, rightly proud of our students, whom we welcome from a wide range of backgrounds. We enable all our students, whatever their ability, background or heritage, to make excellent p...