Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    June 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Pastoral, health and welfare

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 22.5 Hours a week Term time only

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 1 year

Actual salary


Pay scale

Grade G Point 18

What skills and experience we're looking for

At Magna Academy we have a team of dedicated people who are all working together to achieve our mission of preparing our students for success. Our academy is a vibrant and exciting place to work and was rated as Good with Outstanding Personal Development and an outstanding Sixth Form by OFSTED in April 2023. We are proud that our outcomes are strong across the academy.

The successful candidate will be:

We are looking to recruit an exceptional candidate for the role of Academy Counsellor (Maternity Cover) to join our team at Magna Academy.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing bespoke counselling support to individual and groups of students identified by our Inclusion team and support students, staff and parents in matters linked to health and well being. Ultimately, we are looking for a committed candidate with an uncompromising belief that all students deserve an outstanding education. They will uphold our inclusive ethos and provide opportunities for all students to progress well.

What we are looking for:

  • A genuine interest in young people and their learning
  • The ability to communicate clearly and confidently
  • Flexibility and a sense of humour
  • Qualifications and experience in counselling

What the school offers its staff

  • Excellent working conditions
  • A supportive environment
  • Opportunity for further development
  • State of the art facilities and a very pleasant location in beautiful Dorset

Magna Academy Poole offers an excellent opportunity for an ambitious, talented individual looking to develop their career. We would be delighted to show you around our Academy in order to fully appreciate our excellent learning environment. Please contact Zoe Challis to arrange, 01202

Interview date: From 22nd May 2024

Hours: 22.5hrs per week term time only, 39 weeks per year. Working days to be agreed at interview.

Learn more about Magna Academy

About Aspirations:

Across our 16 Academies, Aspirations educate more than 9,000 pupils across the ages from 2 to 19 years, covering an area from West London to the Southwest of England. Operating since 2011, we have a consistent track record of improvement and success and offer excellent Continuous Professional Development (CPD) opportunities. We are determined that children receive an excellent education that prepares them for success in adult-life and are looking for people to join us who share our ideals.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities and guarantee an interview for those with a declared disability should they meet the minimum criteria for the job. The Equality Act 2010 defines disability as “any physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long-term effect on his or her ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities”

Magna Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check before taking up the post.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

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About Magna Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
946 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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