School Councillor (Part Time)

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Job Reference: 0000120726

Date Added: 21.11.18

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Location Icon Birmingham

£ £9260 - 10464 Per annum

Location Icon Job Type: Education and Training

Sector Icon Sector: Secondary

Duration Icon Duration: Permanent

Interviewing Icon Interviewing: N/A


Broadway Academy moved into a world class GBP21 million new building in 2011.
We were for 2 years running “in the top 100 most improved schools for sustained improvement in the country” – Nick Gibb.
“[Leaders] have high expectations of, and aspirations for, pupils and staff.” OFSTED 2016.
“Pupils’ achievement ……. including in the sixth form, is strong.” OFSTED 2016.
“…. ICT across the curriculum was judged to be outstanding….” OFSTED 2012.
“The school’s direction of travel is outstanding from a very strong previous record that is used to baseline overall effectiveness.” Inclusion Quality Mark, Centre of Excellence Review 2016.

School Councillor
Grade 4 (FTE GBP26,470 – GBP29,909) Actual Salary GBP9260 – GBP10,464
2 days per week, term time only

In order to further raise achievement, we are looking to appoint an outstanding practitioner to join our successful team.

The Post:
*To work closely with the Assistant Headteacher (SENCO) and the Deep Support Team to maintain the high standards of welfare for all students in the belief that safe, secure and healthy students make better learners, citizens and contributors to school life.
*To offer counselling to students for a range of issues including academic problems, behavioural issues, attendance problems and family issues.
*To facilitate, alongside other colleagues, groups sessions in school, on issues such as conflict resolution, anger management and raising self-esteem, self-awareness and family sessions.
*To liaise with school safeguarding leads and other professionals, such as GPs, CAMHS as necessary.
*To contribute to a robust system of referral in order that students may access the services offered.
*To promote student services in assemblies and on noticeboards around the school.
*To attend multi-agency meetings where appropriate.
*To keep suitable case records on each counselling group / session in a secure place in accordance with GDPR.
*This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement of the role.

Broadway can offer:
A high achieving and well-motivated body of students.
Excellent conditions in a new building.
Innovative practice in pastoral care and curriculum.
An enthusiastic, creative and supportive staff.
An excellent reputation and is heavily over-subscribed.

For further details and application pack, please contact Jade Solomon at Aspire People on 0121 314 3606 or 07535 399 629 or via email

Broadway Academy 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 will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.

Closing date: Wednesday 5th December 2018

The information that you provide to us will be processed in accordance with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulations. For further details of how we use the information provided, please refer to our privacy notice located on the Academy website:

Aspire People Limited provides services as an Education Agency and an Education Employment Business. Aspire People is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects every candidate to share this commitment. Placements are subject, to appropriate Child Protection screening, including checks with former employers and the Disclosure and Barring Checks.