School Play Therapist /Children’s Counsellor

  • SchoolNapier Community Primary and Nursery Academy
  • SalaryMedway Pay Scale B1 (NJC 20-30)
  • Start DateAs soon as possible
  • Closing DateFriday 15th November 2019
  • InterviewsThursday 21st November 2019

Job Summary

Napier Primary and Nursery academy is situated in the heart of Gillingham, Kent. We pride ourselves in being an innovate school not only in educating our future generation, but by also ensuring they are mentally and emotionally ready for this challenge. We have for the past two years built up a Mental Health service within our school and this being so, we are currently looking for an inspiring and creative Play Therapist to continue this work.

We are looking for an experienced Play Therapist who is confident in supporting parents and teaching staff as well as managing a case load of therapeutic clients, 1:1 and group sessions. We would like someone who can deliver workshops to parents and teaching staff, as well as provide whole school activities to link into key themes regarding children’s mental health. The post hold reports to a member of the school’s senior leadership team. This post is for 22.2 hours per week term time only.

Visits are welcome on a Wednesday or Thursday please contact the school office on 01634 574920


TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks.

Equal Opportunities

TKAT is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic for example race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

How To Apply

To apply for this vacancy, please download and complete the attached application form. You may either return your application by post or by email to Lorrayne Sanders,

Napier Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 4HGT: 01634 574 920F: 01634 581 797
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