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  • Start date details

    ASAP following safer recruitment checks

  • Closing date

    18 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 March 2023

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 9, Point 23-26 (£30,151-£32,909FTE)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful applicant will:

 Work effectively and flexibly within the school team

 Provide one to one counselling sessions and workshops with students

 Be part of a team that supports the physical, mental health and emotional wellbeing of students at John Mason School

 Work with a diverse range of issues including transition, sexuality, eating disorders and self-harm, depression, anger management, anxiety and fears

 Identify student’s mental health needs and consider appropriate ways of meeting these in partnership with other professionals

 Contribute to the safeguarding and promotion of the welfare and personal care of children and young people.

What the school offers its staff

John Mason School is a friendly, dynamic school with a supportive and warm ethos.

Further details about the role

We are seeking to appoint a skilled, experienced, empathic and well-qualified School Counsellor to work as part of our pastoral team. You will provide excellent, high-quality confidential counselling support, engaging students by using a variety of proven counselling and therapeutic techniques tailored to their unique and individual needs. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and accredited counsellors with experience in complex counselling of children and young people.

Commitment to safeguarding

Abingdon Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check. The Trust is fully committed to the principles of equal opportunity, di-versity and inclusion and welcomes applications from less well-represented groups in the school and Trust. Posts in regulated activity are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 and all shortlisted candidates will be required to disclose information about their previous criminal convic-tions. All staff are expected to promote fundamental British values.
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About John Mason School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1056 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

John Mason School is part of the Abingdon Learning Trust and is fully committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of all its students and staff.

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