13 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    6 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Pastoral, health and welfare

Visa sponsorship

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Working pattern

Full time, term time: 37 hours per week, term time only plus 5 days (39 weeks) Working Monday to Friday 8am-4pm (3:30pm on Friday)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£32,076 - £33,945

Pay scale

NJC SCP 23 - 25 (actual salary £27,589.68 - £29, 587.86)

What skills and experience we're looking for


We seek to appoint an honest, reliable and enthusiastic person to join our learning community to have a key role in the development and delivery of the school counselling service for all students, including:

  • Be a key team member within our Pastoral system and Farne provision.
  • Provide an effective personal counselling service for school students as identified/referred. This could be through EMDR/EBSA work or Counselling with a Psychodynamic focus amongst other things.
  • Support the screening of and working with Neurodivergent students, and student who have experienced trauma.
  • Operate within the NCSP and the B.A.C.P code of ethics, with particular reference to Supervision, Confidentiality and Record Keeping.
  • The successful candidate must be highly motivated with relevant qualifications to include a Diploma in Counselling and be BACP accredited/registered.

  • Have successful experience of working with young people aged 11-16
  • Support the school’s mission, vision, values and strategic objectives, acting as a role model for learners.

  • Be aware of and comply with school policies relating to child protection, health & safety, confidentiality and data protection

What the school offers its staff

What we can offer:

  • A shared vision and ambition to deliver excellence for our young people
  • An opportunity to share in shaping the school’s improvement journey
  • Happy children who aspire to do their best
  • Motivated and dedicated staff
  • Commitment to Continued Professional Development

Our Vision

A vibrant community, uniquely created by God, which embraces everyone, especially those in need and celebrates difference. Enabled by a staff, dedicated to our Catholic ethos and a culture of excellence, our young people will be inspired to know more, and be more.

Further details about the role

This post is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure Certificate.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

For an application form, job description and further details please visit the school website www.stcuthberts.com. Or, alternatively, contact Cath Geden PA to the Headteacher on 01744 678123 or via email at hello@stcuthberts.com

Application forms to be completed and returned for the attention of Mrs C Twist, Headteacher to hello@stcuthberts.com

Interview date: Friday, 5th July 2024

As outlined in the DfE's Keeping children safe in education, once candidates are shortlisted for interview, we wish to inform you that online searches may be carried out as part of due diligence checks.

In July 2022, Ofsted Inspectors returned and confirmed that St Cuthbert’s continues to be a good school.“Pupils told inspectors that the best thing about the school is the education that they receive. They value the purposeful learning environment. Pupils focus on their work in class and co-operate well with one another. Leaders and staff have high expectations for pupils’ behaviour and academic success. Pupils have pride in their work”.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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About St Cuthbert's Catholic High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
910 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01744 678123

St Cuthbert’s is a voluntary-aided, 11-16, co-educational comprehensive Catholic high school in the St. Helens Authority in the north west of England. There are 914 pupils on roll of whom 45% are baptised Catholic, with 33% from other Christian denominations, and 22% from other faith or religious traditions.

Arranging a visit to St Cuthbert's Catholic High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hello@stcuthberts.com.

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