Job Description

Closing Date: 10 February 2023
Telephone: 01824 702543
Employment Term: Part Time

Ruthin School is a co-educational, independent boarding school for around 300 pupils aged between 11 and 19. Situated near the beautiful Clwydian Range in Denbighsire, North Wales, Ruthin School is one of the oldest public schools in the United Kingdom. The school focuses on academic excellence and has a strong family and pastoral ethos.

We are seeking a suitably qualified and professional body registered young person’s counsellor to support our students’ mental health and well-being. The counsellor will work alongside our pastoral, safeguarding and medical teams to provide a holistic approach to the care of our students.

The post will be for 1 day a week and will provide a “drop-in” service as well as scheduled appointments. Please download the job description and an application form from the School website


Applications should be sent to the Head by email to Applicants should send a covering letter, detailing their suitability for the post, along with a fully completed Ruthin School application form. A Curriculum Vitae may also be submitted, but is not required.


The closing date for applications is Friday 10th February 2023, but we will interview suitable candidates throughout the application window, and reserve the right to appoint at any time during the process.
Early applications would be appreciated.


The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service will be requested in the event of a successful application for employment.

Registered Charity Number 525754