Student Counsellor, Tameside

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Ashton Sixth Form CollegeTameside
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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Actual Salary £12,938 - £14,240 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Ashton Sixth Form College has an excellent reputation for academic success, an outstanding record of student support and a vibrant college community. We are committed to ensuring that all our students receive an outstanding level of teaching and support with their studies. Ashton Sixth Form College is a great place to work. Students are at the heart of everything we do and over 200 teaching and support staff work hard to ensure that all students have the opportunity to learn, develop and achieve at the college. We are looking for dedicated and talented people to join us and help to support our aims.

The college is in the top 10% in the country for value added for both A level and vocational programmes and achieved a “Good” rating in its last Ofsted inspection. The college has been recognised as one of the top ten Sixth Form Colleges in the north-west and is a major provider of quality academic and vocational post 16 education. We currently have the following vacancy:  

Student Counsellor

Permanent, Part Time (0.6) - 3 days per week. Normal hours are 9.30am – 4.30pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Term Time plus 5 Days.

Grade 7: 30 – 33 (£24, 162 - £26, 593) per annum, pro rata

(Actual Salary £12,938 - £14,240 per annum)

A well-qualified Student Counsellor is required to offer counselling and support services to students of the college. The successful candidate will work within the Student Services department alongside another Counsellor, Senior Tutors, Senior Tutor Managers, the college’s Safeguarding Manager and the college Chaplain to support “at risk” students, enabling them to successfully complete their college course.

Closing date for receipt of applications: Midnight Thursday 4th July 2019

Interviews are scheduled to be held on Tuesday 9th July 2019

To apply online, please visit our website at If you require any further assistance, please contact the Human Resources department on 0161 330 2330.

Due to the volume of applications for posts, it is not possible to respond to unsuccessful candidates at the shortlisting stage.

Ashton Sixth Form College is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, governors and volunteers to share this commitment. The college is an equal opportunities employer.

More about Ashton Sixth Form College
Address: Darnton Road, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, OL6 9RL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 161 3302330