Gorton, Greater Manchester
£18,075 - £19,245 per annum
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

School-Home Support is a dynamic charity with proven impact. 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 family issues. We get children and young people back into school ready to learn, whatever it takes.

School-Home Support Practitioner
Cedar Mount Academy, Gorton, Manchester
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 Cedar Mount 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 Cedar Mount Academy to provide practical and emotional support to vulnerable families across the school.

The successful candidate 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:

  • Vulnerable pupils and families
  • Organise group work for both children and families
  • Provide 1:1 emotional and practical support for families
  • Encourage parental engagement in learning
  • Support with children transitioning from primary to secondary school, and from secondary to further education, employment or training.
  • Undertake work supporting improved attendance
  • Support wider parental engagement with school
  • Work as part of a team
  • Collate and utilise data and statistics and produce reports as and when required

Closing date for applications: 23:59 pm, 15 November 2019
1st stage interviews: TBC
2nd stage interviews at the school: TBC


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 job description and application form. 

Start Date: ASAP

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: 01 November 2019
Closed date: 22 November 2019
Job ref: 154796_SS
Tags: Social Care/Development, Practitioner