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Freelance Tutors

We are currently looking to expand our current team of tutors, and are seeking experienced, qualified, and professional freelance counselling tutors to teach on the following courses:

  • Level 2 Introduction to Counselling
  • Level 3 Foundation in Counselling
  • Level 4 Advanced Diploma in Counselling (Accred).
  • Advanced Specialist Diploma in Psychotherapy
  • Advanced Specialist Diploma in Clinical Supervision
  • Advanced Specialist Diploma in Relationship Counselling
  • Advanced Diploma in Working with Young People

As one of our tutors, you’ll be so much more than just a teacher. Forming partnerships with your students, you’ll go the extra mile to build their confidence, develop their knowledge and skills, and empower them to achieve their goals.

You will prepare course materials, identify students` needs, adapt courses and continually assess the effectiveness of your approach.

The Heartwood team is made up of warm and friendly tutors and admin staff, who are all committed to doing an excellent job. The successful candidates will be wholeheartedly welcomed into the fun and dynamic team, and will be given training in how to teach the ‘Heartwood’ way. You will be supported with your tasks and rarely expected to take work home with you.
We have embraced a new approach to teaching, where tutors are left to get on with the teaching, and not expected to take home piles of marking, attend endless meetings, and feel unsupported in their role. Here at Heartwood we recognise the tutors need for support and validation of the work they do.
This is an incredibly rewarding role, and we are looking for candidates with robust personalities, emotional intelligence, and a passion for self development.
These posts will be offered at our main centre in Dartington Devon, but also in our regional centres around the country.


A qualification in counselling – minimum of Level 4 diploma.
A teaching qualification.
A willingness to undertake some shadowing and training.

Pay £175 – £200 per day.

Please send in a covering letter and CV via email to
Leigh Smith

We are currently recruiting for a full time, experienced

Senior Administrator

Salary £21,000
Monday -Friday
9am- 5pm

Candidates will need

  • GCSEs at levels 1-3 or above.
  • Two or more years of administration experience.
  • Experience of working with administrative practices and procedures.
  • Experience of supervising and supporting a team.
  • Proven ability to communicate concisely appropriately and confidently at all levels, to listen to and comprehend issues – this includes excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines.
  • Potential ability to forecast workload and pro-actively schedule work accordingly.
  • Strong Microsoft Office competency especially Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • A good understanding of working on PCs and Mac.
  • Good emotional intelligence, and an understanding of the counselling profession.


Essential job requirements

  • Overseeing office Management.
  • Working with staff and Tutors.
  • Dealing with enquiries, anomalies and complaints.
  • Programming courses.
  • Research and development.
  • Performing general office duties such as word-processing, photocopying, report generation and filing.
  • Performing routine office duties such as entering information into databases, compiling and analysing simple data and preparing reports and presentations.


As a Senior Office Administrator, you must have great organisation, prioritisation and time management skills, as well as a focussed and committed approach.
The Heartwood team are friendly and committed to doing a good job, the successful candidate will be warmly welcomed into a fun and dynamic team. Some knowledge of the counselling profession is important for this role, and work in this (or related) sector would be advantageous. The successful candidate will be offered the opportunity to train within the college to develop a deeper understanding of the role.

Please send in a covering letter and CV via email to
Leigh Smith