Tutor of Counselling

  • Job Reference: 00039731-1
  • Date Posted: 19 February 2021
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: £27,245 to £35,481
  • Sector: Education, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Tutor of Counselling

Ref 2021/023

Hours: 18.5 per week (0.5 Full Time Equivalent). Please note we anticipate being able to offer the successful candidate full time hours from September 2021.

Salary: Up to £35,841 pro rata per annum (i.e. up to £17,920 for 0.5 FTE). Plus
generous benefits. These include: 

11 weeks annual leave per year pro rata (including bank holidays and efficiency closures)

Generous Occupational Pension Scheme – employer contribution of 23.68%

Financial support towards teacher training course fees if you do not have a recognised Level 5 teaching qualification (Cert Ed/PGCE)

About the role

York College has an exciting opportunity for a qualified and accredited Counsellor to join our team of Counsellors and teach across established and successful Counselling programmes at Level 2, 3 and 4. The Health and Social Care Division currently offers Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Concepts, Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills and Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling and exploring the development of the L5 Therapeutic Counselling.

About the Person

Previous experience of teaching counselling is advantageous but not essential. Accreditation with BACP (or other professional body) is essential to be able to teach on our counselling programmes.  

Applicants must be qualified to at least Level 4, be a member of the BACP (or other professional body) with a minimum of 450 hours of counselling practice, and be in current clinical practice.

About the College

The sector will play a crucial role in the long term economic recovery of the UK from the coronavirus pandemic. We are well placed to make a significant contribution. Rated as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, we are the top general FE College in Yorkshire, and one of the largest providers of A Level and vocational programmes for 16 to 19 year olds in the region. We also deliver a range of Traineeships, Apprenticeships, degree level courses, working with over 1,000 employers, helping them to meet their current and future skills needs.

We are proud of our outstanding achievement rates for students at all levels, which have been consistently above national average for over 20 years, as well as the outstanding student progression into higher-level study and employment.

A TEF Silver provider, York College is proud to be part of a consortium of colleges and employers developing the Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Technology (IoT) – one of only 12 IoTs nationally, which are designed to increase higher level technical skills for employers.


With a vibrant working environment, excellent transport links to the city centre and surrounding area, on-site parking, and use of the College facilities, you will find York College to be fulfilling and supportive place to work.

Please check out our website here: https://(url removed)/

Want to know more?

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Salvatore Petruso, Head of Curriculum on (phone number removed).

The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Disclosure check.

Please note that we do not accept CV applications. If you are viewing this vacancy through any job board then please go to our website (url removed)/job-vacancies and apply using our application form.

Most correspondence regarding vacancies will be sent via email, so please check your emails regularly for updates on your application. We would also advise to check your junk/spam folder as some emails may end up here depending on your mail provider settings.

Closing date: 22 February 2021 (9am)

Interview date: 5 March 2021

Please note that due to the Covid-19 pandemic interviews may be held virtually, therefore all applicants must be available to interview with a video connection.

As an employer we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff.  York College has signed up to the ‘Mindful Employer’ charter for employers who are positive about mental health.  We are also a certified Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident is a government scheme designed to encourage employers to recruit and retain disabled people and those with health conditions