The Notre Dame School is a leading independent girl’s school committed to providing the best possible pastoral care for every individual, whether they be two or 18.
The opportunity has arisen for the school to appoint a part-time Student Counsellor to build on the excellent work established in the school community in this important area of our provision.
Candidates will be registered with British Association of Psychotherapists (BACP) and a professional qualification in counselling or psychotherapy (minimum diploma standard) is desirable. The Candidate will bring an insight into and experience of managing mental health issues and other pastoral concerns encountered during childhood and teenage years.
The role encompasses supporting the emotional needs of vulnerable students on a one-to-one basis, to promote emotional well-being to wider school community and an expectation of working closely with the teaching staff responsible for the pastoral care of pupils.
Notre Dame School is set in 17 acres of beautiful parkland in Cobham. Notre Dame is a Catholic School and is a Foundation of the Company of Mary Our Lady with an ethos shaped by the life and work of St Jeanne de Lestonnac.
The School has an enviable reputation for the highest academic standards and a progressive, holistic, academic education.
Salary: Competitive, based on skills and experience.
Hours of work: 1.5 to 2 days a week term time only.
Closing date: 9.00 am, Friday 23 February 2018
Date for interview to be confirmed.
A full job description and information pack can be viewed on the School website.
Notre Dame 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 must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, prohibition and the Disclosure and Barring Service.