Manchester, Greater Manchester
Gorton, Greater Manchester
£18,074 - £19,245 per annum (depending on experience)
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

School-Home Support (SHS) is a dynamic charity working to ensure every child is in school ready to learn. For over 30 years it has been working with children and young people struggling to stay in school due to a wide range of complex issues. We get children and young people back in school ready to learn, whatever it takes.

We currently have x2 positions available:

  1. School-Home Support Practitioner
    across Rushbrook Primary Academy and Stanley Grove Primary Academy, SW Manchester
    Hours: 5 days a week, Term time only
    Starting salary: £18,074 per annum to £19,245 per annum depending upon experience

This is an opportunity to work alongside Rushbrook Primary Academy and Stanley Grove Primary Academy to support children and families to improve issues which are causing poor attendance and behaviour, and helping parents to become more engaged with their child’s learning attainment and aspirations. The practitioner will work with pupils and their families in Rushbrook Primary Academy and Stanley Grove Primary Academy to provide practical and emotional support to vulnerable families across the school.

        2. School-Home Support Practitioner
            Working: Cedar Mount Academy, Gorton, Manchester
            Hours: 5 days a week, term-time only
            Starting salary: £18,074 per annum to £19,245 per annum (depending upon experience)

The successful candidates will have experience working in a school environment, delivering learning programmes and strong abilities in engaging challenging children and their parents.

Duties of the role:

  • Provide targeted casework for vulnerable pupils and families
  • Organise group work for both children and families
  • Provide 1:1 emotional and practical support for families
  • Support families and children transitioning to secondary school.
  • Encourage parental engagement in learning
  • Undertake work supporting improved attendance
  • Support wider parental engagement in school
  • Work as part of a team
  • Collate and utilise data and statistics and produce reports for the funder

Closing date for applications: 8th September

1st stage interviews to be on: w/c 9 September
2nd stage interviews at the school: tbc
Start Date: ASAP


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply on Website' button to be directed to the School-Home Support website where you can download the relevant information pack and application form. 

School-Home Support takes very seriously the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and is committed to ensuring that our safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice. Our safeguarding policy recognises that the welfare and interests of children are paramount in all circumstances.

All roles above are subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

No agencies please.

Posted on: 12 August 2019
Closed date: 08 September 2019
Job ref: 154199_SS
Tags: Social Care/Development, Practitioner