School Counsellor

School Counsellor

Bede's requires an experienced and proactive individual to join us as a School Counsellor at our Senior School in Upper Dicker, near Hailsham. We are a vibrant, inclusive co-educational school covering age ranges from 3 months to 19 years.

Reporting to our Lead School Counsellor and Director of Safeguarding, this is an exciting opportunity for someone who has excellent communication and organisational skills. Have knowledge, understanding and awareness of the mental health issues children and young people face. You must have a minimum of 2 years post qualification experience.

Most of all, we are looking for someone who can develop and deliver a high quality, professional counselling service for pupils across the Trust working mainly within our Senior School although flexibility to work with any aged Pupil is desirable.

This is a permanent role, 24 hours per week, on a term time only contract.

Bede’s offer a range of benefits including;

  • A generous holiday allowance of 30 days plus bank holidays (full time equivalent),
  • Free use of School gym & pool facilities,
  • Eye care vouchers,
  • Death in Service,
  • Free onsite parking,
  • A free lunch provided each day & much more!

For further information about the role, salary & to see the qualifications required, please find a link to the job description below.

Application Closing Date: Wednesday 7th December 2022 @ 11.59pm.

To apply, please complete an Application Form and return it to

Bede’s Trust is committed to building a truly inclusive school and cultivating a culture of equality, diversity and kindness. We believe that a diverse staff body reflects and supports the diversity of our students and wider society. We are an equal opportunity employer and in recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring in terms of your education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expressions, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, colour, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.

Bede’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS check.

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Job Description

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