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Student and Family Support Worker

Job information
Salary £15,580 - £17,654 Pro Rata
Organisation Marlbrook Primary School
Hours 37 Hours per Week
Term/duration Permanent
Closing date 12 pm on 8 February 2018
Interview date(s) Friday 16th February 2018

Job details

Due to an increase in pupil numbers and expansion across our collaboration of schools; we are looking for an outstanding practitioner to join our dedicated and resourceful pastoral team.

Working as part of our team you will:

  1. help pupils to develop their potential through class work, group work and 1:1 support,

  2. promote good attendance;

  3. be instrumental in helping to raise pupil confidence and self-esteem, encourage positive behaviour and ensure emotional well-being;

  4. work closely with the SENCo to address the needs of our pupils who require additional support to overcome barriers to learning;

  5. provide a listening ear to our families, liaise closely with other professionals and take a lead role in the EHA (Early Help Assessment) process and safeguarding our children;

  6. take part in every aspect of school life - breakfast club, after school clubs, residentials etc.

Previous experience of working with or relating well to young people is desirable and you will also have a commitment to children’s welfare, education and personal development. You will be able to demonstrate the ability to use your initiative and an aptitude of working within an environment that has numerous interruptions, changing workload demands and new challenges. We need staff with a ‘can do’ attitude and that enjoy working as part of a team with a good sense of humour and perspective. It is essential for applicants to hold a clean driving license.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. All appointments to school are subject to satisfactory references and a Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure at Enhanced Level.

Marlbrook Collaboration is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to pre-employment checks. References will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.

For more information contact

Before applying we would advise you to speak to our SFSW Manager, Fiona Grant on 01432 266643 to arrange a school visit and to gain more of an insight into the role.

Application forms are available from Ann Griffiths and Tracy Pennington at Marlbrook
01432 266643

Hoople Ltd is working on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.