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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Pastoral, health and welfare

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Term time: Term Time plus 1 week

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,681 - £34,964 per

What skills and experience we're looking for

Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust is an established Multi-Academy Trust of primary and secondary academies across the West Midlands.

Our reputation is built on our core values of innovation, collaboration and inspiring individuals within our care.

We want every single person that comes through the doors of one of our academies to leave having grown as an individual, in terms of their skill set and their respect for others.

We believe that every person who passes through our doors deserves the very best that we can offer. Everyone who works with and for the Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust does so because they believe in children and want their futures to be happy and successful.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To be responsible for the confidential counselling services to students as needed.
  • To be responsible for advice and support to staff.
  • To be responsible for maintaining appropriate and confidential records.
  • To liaise with the Designated Safeguarding Lead on a frequent basis.
  • To provide regular audit information such as numbers, age range and types of problems to the SMT.
  • To have a thorough knowledge of the Mental Health provision locally and nationally.
  • To continually review and evaluate the service.
  • Be aware of the responsibility for personal Health, Safety and Welfare and that of others who may be affected by your actions or inactions.
  • Co-operate with the employer on all issues to do with Health, Safety & Welfare.
  • Take responsibility for personal professional development, keeping up-to-date with research and developments which may lead to improvements in the counselling service provided.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate:

  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Positive communication and listening skills
  • Patience, tolerance and sensitivity
  • A mature and non-judgemental outlook

We are looking to provide a high-quality counselling service to students experiencing a wide range of emotional problems.

The successful candidate will need to provide support, guidance and advice to parents, carers and the school. Observe confidentiality and to support the school’s endeavour to provide excellent teaching and learning for all students. Contribute to the safeguarding and promotion of the welfare and personal care of children and young people.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • Opportunities across our MAT to enhance skills and experience
  • Excellent career development opportunities
  • Exceptional CPD provision
  • a supportive working environment and team ethos
  • friendly, enthusiastic children.

We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice where all staff can thrive. We believe that supporting our staff both personally and professionally allows them to give their very best to our students. Our aim is to foster a working culture that recognises and reflects the importance of good mental health and wellbeing and provides effective support when colleagues need it.

Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects its entire staff to share this commitment. All post-holders will be required to have an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), including a Children’s Barred List check for post carrying out a regulated activity.

Closing Date: Sunday 14th July 2024

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 17th July 2024


Commitment to safeguarding

Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects its entire staff to share this commitment. All post-holders will be required to have an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), including a Children’s Barred List check for post carrying out a regulated activity.

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About Shireland Collegiate Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1519 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
0121 281 1602

We are an established multi-academy Trust with schools across the Black Country area of the West Midlands.

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