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School Counsellor (Term Time Only) - Term Time

Weald of Kent Grammar School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-4046-605S
  • Posted:24/11/2021
  • Pay:KR7
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:02/12/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC


The purpose of the post-holder is to provide a high-quality counselling service to students as well as to staff needing support. The work of the School Counsellor will be coordinated by our SENCO.


  • Provide professional and efficient counselling for students and staff.
  • Use good communication skills to be able to inform, persuade, inspire and motivate students and provide feedback to other professionals and parents as required.
  • Be familiar with and comply with a full range of policies and procedures relating to child protection, health & safety, security and confidentiality reporting all concerns to the appropriate person to ensure Students’ wellbeing.
  • Contribute to the overall work/aims of the School, appreciating and supporting the role of colleagues and other professionals to enable the school to fulfil its development plans etc.
  • Undertake training and other learning activities and attend relevant meetings as required to ensure own continuing professional develop.
  • To work as part of the whole school team and contribute to the plans to ensure the school meets its aims.
  • To undertake assessments with students.

Information about the school

Weald of Kent is a selective Girls’ Grammar School for 11-18 year olds with a roll of approximately 1900 students including our co-educational Sixth Form. The school is one of the highest performing schools in the country. We aspire to excel at everything we do. Owing to our continued success we are thrilled to have been given permission by the Secretary of State to expand and mirror what we deliver at our Tonbridge campus in a campus at Sevenoaks, which opened in September 2017. In addition to the exciting new facilities, we have also invested in our Tonbridge campus which now has a state of the art Sports Hall and university style Sixth Form Study Centre with a new science block being built this year. Both campuses are situated in beautiful rural settings with far reaching views across the Garden of England with excellent transport links.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Human Resources
  • Address:Tudeley Lane, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2JP
  • Telephone: 01732373500
  • Email: hr@wealdgs.org

Fax: 01732373500


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).