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.
School-Home Support Practitioner
Working: across Rushbrook Primary Academy and Stanley Grove Primary 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
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.
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: 23:59 pm, 15 November 2019
1st stage interviews: TBC
2nd stage interviews at the school: TBC
Start date: ASAP
TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:
If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply' button to be directed to the School-Home Support website where you can download the relevant information pack and application form.
This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.
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.
SHS is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
No agencies please.