Job Description

Closing Date: 10 September 2023
Telephone: 01227 763231
Salary: N/A

Kent College, Canterbury are looking for an empathetic individual to volunteer as an Independent Listener at our Senior School. Here at KC, we have a system whereby any child who wishes to talk to an independent adult can do so. This is open to all students, both day and boarding, and pupils are informed of who this person is and how to contact them. We have separate Independent Listener’s for our Junior and Senior Schools.

This position is unpaid and voluntary, and is independent of the main lines of School management.

Please follow the link here to our career site for more information on what the role entails, as well as our Counsellor and Independent Listener Policy.

Closing Date for Applications: 10th September 2023, although if a pool of suitable candidates becomes available before that date the College reserves the right to interview and appoint without further notice.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.