Acklam Grange

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Acklam Grange School

School Counsellor

School Counsellor


Grade I 21-24 (NJC) starting point 22 £29,439 FTE (£26,740 actual salary) pay award pending

Full time, 37 hours per week

Term time plus 3 weeks including 5 professional development days

Start: ASAP

Are you………

  • Passionate about supporting young people with wellbeing?
  • Excited to work in a fast-paced environment?
  • Kind, caring and eager to make a difference?

If the answer is yes then Acklam Grange School are looking to appoint a highly motivated and experienced Counsellor to work as part of our established and dedicated Safeguarding Team. Based in the school the successful candidate would be responsible for providing one to one professional counselling for students and supervision for appropriate colleagues.

At The Legacy Learning Trust we are a strong, growing, cross-phase Trust, rooted in our local community and committed to placing learners and learning at the heart of all that we do.

We welcome applications from candidates who align with the values we pride ourselves upon:

  • Strong relationships
  • High expectations and aspirations
  • Equality and equity
  • Celebrating diversity

We are committed to the ongoing professional development of all of our staff and value the contribution they make each and every day to enrich the lives of our learners. If you would like to be part of our TLLT family we can offer you:

  • A staff wellbeing package offering support in all areas of wellbeing and comfort
  • Fantastic ongoing and everchanging CPD opportunities and packages led by experts
  • A commitment to staff development and sharing best practice
  • A culture based on shared values, driven and empowered by staff
  • An exceptional leadership team, passionate about our learners
  • A comprehensive, inclusive, family working environment firmly rooted in our local community
  • An environment where staff and students alike feel valued, encouraged and empowered to reach their potential
  • Competitive salaries and pensions schemes (TPS & LGPS)
  • Family friendly policies and values
  • Discounts and benefits

To apply please visit

Please refer to the supporting documentation, and complete the application form.

Please return it electronically to

Closing date: Monday 20th November at 12 noon

Please note: the post holder will be engaging in regulated activity, working mainly or wholly with children. This position is exempt from the rehabilitation of offender’s act 1974. It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.


The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.  This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.