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Mental Health and Wellbeing Lead

Temporary Contract for Maternity Cover 

37 hours per week, term time only.   GLEA Pay scale Grade 4 Point 10 (Pro rata equated pay for this post is £16,592 per annum)

A great opportunity has arisen for a well-qualified, caring and dedicated Mental Health and Wellbeing Lead to cover for maternity absence and join our Pastoral Team on a temporary basis. This contract is term time only and is likely to run from mid-January to mid-October 2021.

We are looking to appoint a candidate who is highly organised with excellent verbal and written skills and able to communicate equally well with students, parents, staff and external agencies. Relevant experience with children of secondary school age is essential for the post. The successful candidate should have worked in a role assessing and counselling young people, with knowledge of contemporary issues of concern to this age group and possessing a non-judgemental outlook. The post would be best suited to an individual who has patience, tolerance and sensitivity. The role is fully supported by professional supervision. It is essential to have a full UK driving licence for this post to enable home visits when necessary.

To be considered for this post, please complete a formal application document and submit along with a letter, which should not exceed 2 sided of A4 (Arial or Calibri, 12 point) explaining how your skills, experience and qualities will equip you to meet the demands of the role and meet the person specification, and submit this by the deadline by email to

The detailed job description and person specification along with a Support Staff application form can be downloaded below, or alternatively, can be obtained directly from the School on request.

The King’s School, Brook Street, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG31 6RP.   Tel: 01476 563180

Closing date for applications: 9am on Monday 30 November 2020

Initial interviews will be held remotely, however we are hopeful that candidates successful at this stage will be invited in person to visit the school for a formal panel meeting.

Please note that feedback will only be provided to candidates whose applications progress to the interview stage.

The King’s School is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the protection and safety of its students.  The offer of a position at the School is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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