Current Vacancies Support Staff

School Wellbeing Counsellor 


£24,982 - £27,741 (Full time equivalent)

Closing date: 19/01/2022

Benefits & Grade

Grade NJC H

Contract Details

Term Time Only plus one week

Required as soon as possible

Interview Date

Week Commencing 24/01/2022

Safeguarding Statement

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our academy is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Job Description

An opportunity is available to join the staff of our popular and high achieving 11-16 Church of England Academy. All Saints opened as a new build school in September 2003 with an intended capacity of 600 students. In 2017 Governors commenced the expansion of our student intake from 120 to 150 each year to achieve a revised net capacity of 750.This has been revised further to allow for expansion to a net capacity of 900, commencing September 2019.

The Academy can offer:

  • A working environment with a strong sense of community and moral purpose.

  • Hard working students.

  • A dedicated staff, committed to achieving the best outcomes for their students, through high quality pastoral care and Teaching & Learning.

  • A supportive Governing body.

  • A wide range of professional development opportunities, within the school’s context and the wider Trust.

We are currently seeking to appoint an academy Wellbeing Counsellor to work within our supportive team. We are ideally looking for someone who will oversee a whole school service, delivering therapeutic support across KS3 and KS4, providing a range of interventions from one-to-one counselling, group work, supporting teachers and parents and the academy. This is a great opportunity to work in a school that has a commitment to the delivery of high impact pastoral care underpinned by early intervention and who value the benefits of having an in-school counselling service.

To be successful you will need to be extremely well organised, the ability to prioritise your workload and ensure that strict deadlines can be met. The ability to work on your own initiative and work within a team environment is key. You will hold a recognised counselling or therapy qualification with substantial post-qualifying experience. Understand how schools work in partnership with clinical practitioners and the importance of these relationship. Undertake work with parents, carers, and school staff and to hold a clinical caseload with children/young people.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact: Mr D Luck (SENCO and DSL) on 01642 754650.

Come and work with us in our “outstanding school” (OFSTED 2015)

More Information Obtainable

Application forms and further information are available from, and should be returned to, the academy. Emailed applications can be returned to

We do not accept CVs.

All Saints Academy, Blair Avenue, Ingleby Barwick, Stockton on Tees, TS17 5BL. Tel No: 01642 754650 Website:


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