London, Greater London
Westminster, Greater London
£29,117 per year (including London Weighting)
Contract, Full-time
Job description

ParentChild+ Assistant Coordinator

35 hours per week

£29,117 per annum (including London Weighting)

Westminster and Kensington & Chelsea

Fixed Term until end May 2023

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in an early years home learning programme operating in Central London.

We are currently seeking an Assistant Coordinator to work with the ParentChild+ Area Coordinator to deliver ParentChild+ (formerly the Parent-Child Home Programme). You will manage and coordinate a team of Home Visitors and volunteers to deliver the early years home learning programme.

ParentChild+ has been delivered in America for over 50 years, working one-to-one with families who face significant life challenges. The ParentChild+ model is based on twice-weekly home visits, for at least 46 weeks, by home visitors.  It addresses a range of outcomes for parents whose children are at risk of starting school below the expected level, by offering free books and toys and modelling how to create a rich home learning environment.

You will work closely with the relevant local providers to recruit families; you will then oversee the implementation and delivery of the intervention to families. You will manage and support a team of Home Visitors/volunteers to deliver the home learning service to vulnerable and low income families.

The successful candidate will have experience of managing a project. Experience and knowledge of early years education is required as is experience of supporting families and managing staff. You should have experience of building good relationships, have outstanding organisational skills, excellent written and verbal communication. Commitment to equality of opportunity is essential.

The successful candidate is required to have degree in Early Years Education or Level 3 Early Years qualification or equivalent.

As we are working with vulnerable families we can work face to face and at centres whilst being covid safe please note that due to Covid-19 some of the tasks on this role may be carried out remotely from the employee's home via MS Teams and in line with government guidance. 

Please ensure you address every criteria on the person specification on your supporting statement, preferably in order.

Please visit our website at to obtain the job description, full person specification, application form and guidance. Please note that we only accept application forms. CVs will not be accepted

Closing Date: Monday, 7th December 2020 (by 12 midday)

Interview Date:  Wednesday, 16th December 2020 (via MS team)

Posted on: 16 November 2020
Closed date: 07 December 2020
Tags: Advice, Information, Support Worker