One morning per week
Term Time only
Start date: ASAP


Salary: Paid Group Supervision – accounting for at least 30 minutes per month each towards BACP guidelines

Hans Price Academy is a forward thinking Academy based in Weston-super-Mare. The Academy provides education to 600 students at KS3/KS4. The children at Hans Price Academy are excited to learn and are real ambassadors for our diverse community. They benefit from a hugely positive and supporting learning environment.

Hans Price Academy is part of the Cabot Learning Federation (CLF).  The CLF is the largest non-diocesan academy group in the South West. The CLF currently sponsors 13 academies, seven of which are secondary, five are primary and one is a studio school catering for students aged 14 to 19.

In this role you will ensure that students have a professional, confidential counselling service, enabling them to access school life whilst dealing with emotional issues.

Your duties will specifically include:-

  • Providing a professional, confidential counselling service to students
  • Offering advice and support to staff in the management of student welfare
  • Liaising with colleagues, outside agencies and families

You will be a highly committed professional, and an excellent communicator.  We are seeking a second year student, qualified with at least level 4, working towards level 5 or a qualified counsellor due to the complexities of the role and the need to work independently.

The CLF will provide you with a hugely positive and supporting learning environment; and the opportunity to participate in both Academy and pan-federation professional development from a wide network of high quality education professionals.

To apply please complete the CLF application form, CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date: Noon, Wednesday 31st January 2018

Interviews to be held: Within two weeks of the above date

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. The successful applicant will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health and right to work in the UK.  The checks will also include an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list.

Please note that if you have not had a response within two weeks of the advert closing date then you can assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.