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Farnborough Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Advertised posts may be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

School Counsellor

Grade 4 - Pt 19 – Pt 23 £18746 - £21,268 (full time equivalent) (Pro Rata for Term Time Only)

Start Date November 2017

Term Time Only
3 days a week, 22.2 hours a week

The Trent Academies Group is an emerging multi-academy trust, based in Nottingham. Our aim is to support schools and academies in providing outstanding education for their pupils. The Trust currently consists of Rushcliffe School, an outstanding school in West Bridgford and The Farnborough Academy, Clifton and the Arnold Hill Academy, Arnold.

In our Group we work together, share staff, join up expertise, build on each other’s strengths, pool resources and combine facilities, so that everybody, staff and pupils, gets the chance to shine and achieve their best.
We wish to appoint a School Counsellor to provide a professional and confidential counselling service for young people within the school to contribute to the promotion of good health and wellbeing.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking person to join our school to provide pupils with an opportunity to talk in confidence about a range of issues they may be experiencing. The School counsellor would be expected to develop a range of therapeutic interventions to encourage confidence, independence, reflection and resilience in young people whilst supporting them with their concerns.
With a recognised qualification in counselling and a strong track record of providing excellent emotional support to young people, you will also be a confident and a skilled professional with excellent interpersonal, communication and report writing skills.

Application Form

Job Description\Person Specification 

Closing date for applications: Friday 20th October 2017 (midday)
Interviews w/c 23rd October 2017

The Trent Academies Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share in this commitment. This post may be subject to an enhanced DBS check.