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School Counsellor

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Term-time only (Permanent)
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
16/06/2021 10:00
Grade 8 SCP (20 - 25) £23,391 - £26,619
Job Category:
Schools - Support
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Job details 

Closing date:
16 Jun

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Further information

This is an exciting time to join Durham Sixth Form Centre: we are an oversubscribed post-16 institution; our results are significantly above National Averages; we have expanded our premises; we have gained external recognition and national awards for our work and we are Outstanding as defined by Ofsted, March 2017.

We know that the very best way to continue to provide outstanding education is to ensure our teaching staff and support staff are outstanding. With this in mind we wish to appoint an approachable, experienced and resilient School Counsellor to work as part of our wider Pastoral team.

The successful candidate will be mature, have a non-judgemental outlook and have personal qualities of patience, tolerance, sensitivity and empathy. They will have exceptional written and verbal communication skills; the ability to work independently; hold positive communication and listening skills; have the ability to work with tact and discretion and to maintain appropriate confidentiality. They must also have the ability to communicate effectively with staff and post-16 students and their parents; and be committed to working in an inclusive environment in support of the values, vision, purpose and direction of Durham Sixth Form Centre.

The Application Pack is available on our website:


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