School Counsellor

Reigate School, Reigate, Surrey, RH2 7NT

This job expired on 26 September 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    26 September 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    2 September 2022

Job details

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - 28 hours per week (4 days per week 8.30 – 3.30), 39 weeks per annum, term time plus 1 week.

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£27,708 to £30,940 FTE

School Counsellor job summary

Reigate School is looking to appoint a School Counsellor to provide a high quality counselling support service to children experiencing a wide range of emotional needs. In addition, you will be required to provide support, guidance and advice to children, parents, carers and the whole school community, including training for the wider workforce, building their understanding of emotional wellbeing and mental health needs.

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About Reigate School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1261 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number

As well as having the resilience to cope with the challenges of the role, we are looking for someone committed to working collaboratively with stakeholders to create the very best environment for learning.

This is an exciting time to join a thriving and growing multi academy trust committed to ensuring our children have safe, secure, innovative and inspirational learning environments. Interested applicants are warmly invited to contact the Reigate School Business Manager to discuss the role in more depth.

The successful candidate will:

- be an accredited counsellor for children or working towards this;
- have an excellent understanding of the Children’s Act, Keeping Children Safe in Education and other legislation pertaining to children;
- have an awareness of the wide range of needs of those from diverse backgrounds;
- be passionate about working with children; and
- be kind, caring, patient and have excellent listening skills.

In return we can offer you:

- a fantastic working environment committed to collaborative working and high performance – joining a team of skilled and hardworking professionals;
- an excellent staff assistance programme with access to wellbeing and health initiatives, including counselling, physiotherapy, menopause and weight management support;
- opportunities and support for professional growth and continuous professional development (including apprenticeships) both at Reigate School and through the wider Greensand Multi Academy Trust;
- oversubscription secondary school admission criteria for children of staff working at Reigate School (who have been employed for more than two years at the time of application); and
- staff benefits scheme.

Reigate School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check. Candidates who have lived, travelled or working overseas for more than three months in the last 10 years will also be required to undertake an overseas police check.

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