Student Support Workers (Counsellors) (3 posts) - The Ilfracombe Academy

  • Multiple Locations
  • Multiple Terms
  • NJC Grade D £20,444 per annum pro rata


Required as soon as possible, we are seeking to appoint one permanent and two temporary (for one year) Student Support Workers (Counsellors) to join the team working 12 hours across 2 days (this could possibly be flexible). The postholders will work alongside the Deputy Headteacher (Student and Family Support) at The Ilfracombe Academy in order to support the learning, attainment and wellbeing of students on a one-to-one basis.

The successful candidates will have a Level 4 diploma in Therapeutic counselling or relevant experience of counselling young people.

The Academy (1111 pupils on roll) was inspected by both SIAMS and OFSTED in 2017 and received Good in both inspections. The Academy has a dynamic leadership team across both senior and middle leaders. Professional development opportunities for all our staff are varied and staff are committed to their own professional learning.

Additional school information is available on the Vacancies page of our website which can be accessed by clicking “Back to careers”, in the top right hand corner.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. The Fluency Duty applies to this post, as outlined in the person specification.

Only applications submitted through the school’s online application system will be considered.
Please apply by 9am on the closing date.

Interview Date: 30 September 2022

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Job Details

  • OrganisationOther Organisations
  • Work LocationNorth DevonDevon
  • Work Postcode

    EX34 9JB

  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupSocial Care & HealthEducation Support

  • Salary Details

    NJC Grade D £20,444 per annum pro rata

  • Job TermPermanentFixed
  • Appointment TypePart TimeTerm Time
  • Hours

    468 hours per annum (term time plus staff training days)

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required