We are looking for a Counsellor to join our supportive and talented team at John Cabot Academy in Bristol. We are a diverse multi-academy trust, looking for professional and ambitious people, with a passion for transforming our students’ learning.
This is a fixed term contract due to additional academy funding, dates of employment will be January 2021 until August 2021. Hours of work will be 37 per week, Term Time Only + 5 Inset Days.
What we are looking for:
To be successful in this post, we are looking for someone to provide a professional and confidential, solutions focussed counselling service to students experiencing a wide range of psychological and emotional issues. Promote emotional health and well‐being to enable young people to access academy life. Develop student resilience to support them to cope with any challenges they face. Assist colleagues to develop skills and strategies to support students.
Please download the full job description and person specification via the CLF careers website.
Not only will you be working within one of our fantastic academies, but you will be a part of a diverse Federation working alongside professional and inspirational people. The Cabot Learning Federation are committed to providing the very best learning experiences for every young person we educate that you can be a part of. You will have access to our generous benefits package including excellent annual leave entitlement, access to our pension scheme and a number of other well-being benefits. You will be working within a large multi-academy trust which provides dedicated training programmes and the opportunity to gain experience within other departments and CLF functions.
About the Cabot Learning Federation
The Cabot Learning Federation is a diverse Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) in the South West. We currently sponsor eight secondary academies and eight primary academies, an all through provision, Digitech Studio School and a discrete Post 16 provision and an alternative provision which consists of one primary and two secondary phases. CLF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The trust is proud to serve a diverse student population and their communities. We actively encourage applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. We are proud to be part of a vibrant community and celebrate the richness of cultures, faiths and backgrounds of our students. We aim to develop a curriculum that is responsive to our pupils needs and reflects their diverse interests and backgrounds.
John Cabot Academy is a forward-thinking Academy based in Kingswood Bristol. John Cabot Academy provides education to 1125 students Key Stages 3 to 5. We aspire for our students to thrive academically; flourish and grow as young people. When they leave they will have a strong sense of self, their place in the world and the agency to fulfil their potential.
We will do this by creating a learning community where staff and students are engaged, challenged and inspired, and thus will take risks, make mistakes and learn from them. We will endeavour to develop a sense of wonder in our learning, so that we are inquisitive, critical and curious.
Having consistent boundaries and well-understood routines that everyone knows and understands is the key to feeling safe – and the feeling of safety and security will enable every person in our community to explore, develop and express their individual identities.
We aspire for our Academy to be the community’s school of choice. We will achieve this by building and sustaining trusting and respectful relationships between staff, students and parents. We will celebrate the diversity of the members our community by enabling them to learn from each other, by encouraging them to respect each other’s differences, and by providing opportunities to contribute to Academy life and the wider community.
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, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list. This role involves working with children on a daily basis and is therefore in regulated activity.
Please submit your application form via the CLF recruitment portal. CV’s will not be accepted and any submitted will not be considered alongside your application.
John Cabot Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.