(£27,741 - £34,728) before pro rata. Actual salary is £24,181 to £30,271. The point of the scale will be assessed dependent on experience and qualifications
Hours per week: 36.5 Term time only
Contract Type: Permanent
Cockshut Hill School
Telephone Number: 0121 289 5900
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Start Date: as soon as possible
Cockshut Hill academy require a qualified Counsellor to start in May 2021. The job purpose is to provide a professional and confidential counselling service to children and young people, promoting their emotional health and well-being and building their resilience to help them cope with the difficulties they face. To carry out this role it is essential that you are fully qualified and registration with BACP.
This post will offer the opportunity to work with colleagues from Ninestiles and Lyndon Schools to share practice and planning.
The Trust’s commitment to excellence is recognised nationally and internationally and offers further opportunities for career development in working with other schools.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate they can be exceptionally well organised with superb communication skills; be able to relate well to both adults and young people and demonstrate an unequivocal commitment to contributing to the achievement of the trust’s mission statement. You will need work flexibly, adapt your approach concerning the distinctive challenges and opportunities of providing a counselling service in a school. In
return, we offer an exciting and challenging role within a very supportive team and the opportunity to develop your skills within this innovative and growing trust.
Cockshut Hill School provides a friendly and supportive working environment, valuing each individual. We are committed to providing our students with the best education they need to become confident, articulate and successful adults of the future. We are one of the few schools in Birmingham to receive The Rights Respecting Schools, UNICEF UK Gold Award, for successfully embedding children’s rights throughout the school in our practices and ethos. This is an exciting time for our school as we strive to improve and are proud of our commitment to teaching and learning – our school motto is ‘Nothing But the Best’.
About the Trust
Why work for us?
The Trust offers:
• a strong focus on staff care and wellbeing
• high quality training and support in and across academies
• a clear career pathway
• employee assistance programme
• employee discount schemes
This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.
Closing Date: 13 May 2021 at 15pm
Please visit the trust website:
Please see the job description and person specification for further information.
Please note we do not accept CV’s
We anticipate that interviews will take place within 2 weeks of the closing date.
We are an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender reassignment, age, disability, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy/maternity or race.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and we expect all applicants to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, including a Children’s barred list check.
This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.