Student Counsellor, Knowsley

Closing date:

Kirkby High SchoolKnowsley
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Start date: 04/11/2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £21,589 - £23,836 pro rata per annum
Contract term: Permanent

27.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday 9.00am to 3.00pm), term time only


Required for 4th November 2019


Kirkby High School seek an enthusiastic, reliable, outgoing and well-motivated individual to join our community to provide individual and group counselling to students.  Previous experience of working with children is desirable.

We have very high expectations of all staff and for the right person this is a superb opportunity.

There will be a comprehensive induction programme for all new staff, run by the Rowan Learning Trust. You will be working in a modern, well resourced, supportive environment, which has excellent facilities.

There are currently 922 students at the school.  The school ethos is central to our mission of “Excellence for All”.

Our latest Ofsted inspection (December 2018) judged three criteria as ‘Good’ – effectiveness of leadership and management, quality of teaching, learning and assessment and personal development, behaviour and welfare.   Inspectors highlighted the vastly improved leadership and high ambitions which has helped to improve the quality of teaching and pupils’ behaviour.

Kirkby High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and adheres to the Equality Act 2010. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment; any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of an enhanced DBS disclosure.  To comply with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 all prospective employees will be required to supply evidence of eligibility to work in the UK.

A recruitment pack can be downloaded below or from our website 

www.kirkbyhighschool.net/about-us/vacancies  or contact 

Jo Barrett, PA to Headteacher on 0151 477 8710 

or email j.barrett@kirkbyhighschool.net  


Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Wednesday 16th October 2019




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Telephone: +44 151 477 8710