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Scale 6 (points 18 - 22)  Actual salary £20,443 - £22,128 per annum  
35 hours Term Time Only + 10 days
Closing Date
Monday June 8th, 2020 9am
Interview Date
Week Commencing 22 June 2020

The Role


 35 hours per week, Term Time Only (plus 10 days) 

Salary: Scale 6 (points 18 – 22) 

Actuasalary £20,443 – £22,128 per annum  


Trinity Academy Sowerby Bridge is a new academy that has been part of the Trinity Multi-Academy Trust since October 2018. Our GCSE results over the last two years have validated the work we have already undertaken in the academy and the results our students have achieved means the academy can now be recognised as one of the most improved schools in the country. However, we are determined not to rest on our laurels and are always looking for ways to better serve our students. 

All of these fantastic and exciting initiatives require the expertise and commitment of dedicated staff and Trinity Academy Sowerby Bridge now wishes to appoint a Counsellor who is passionate about improving the outcomes for our students once they leave the academy at 16.  

As Counsellor, you will provide a high-quality counselling service to students experiencing a wide range of emotional problemsproactively develop a range of support services and strategies for students and manage individual cases causing concern, by means of correspondence, meetings, home visits and other appropriate measures. 

What can we offer you? 

  • An opportunity to help shape the transformation of Trinity Academy Sowerby Bridge 
  • Full support from a dedicated team of senior leaders and a large pastoral team 
  • Career progression and cross-trust working 
  • A range of staff benefits, including a Cycle to Work scheme, reduced-cost health cover, childcare support and access to the West Yorkshire Pension Fund 

What we need: 

  • HE Diploma in counselling or equivalent 
  • BACP accreditation or working towards 
  • Recent experience of working as a counsellor for children / young people aged 11-16 

Knowledge or experience of working in an educational setting is desirable but not essential; we believe in getting the right people into our organisation. Training specific to an educational setting can be provided as required.   

Our vision is to be the most transformational academy in England. If you would like to be part of our journey we look forward to hearing from you. 

For candidates interested in learning more about opportunities available at Trinity Academy Sowerby Bridge, we will be hosting a remote open evening on Tuesday 2 June 2020 at 5:30pm. If you would like to participate in this open evening please email 

Start date:         September 2020 

Closing date:              9am Monday 8 June 2020  

Interviews:       Week commencing 22 June 2020 



 Trinity Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are made subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer and want our staff profile to reflect the community we serve.