DA12, Gravesend
£20,574 - £22,901 FTE (£12,344 - £13,741 actual)
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

School-Home Support Practitioner
Westcourt Primary School, Gravesend
Working - 3 days a week, term time only.
Salary range: £20,574 - £22,901 FTE - ( £12,344 - £13,741 actual pa, depending on experience)

School-Home Support is a dynamic charity with proven impact. For over 35 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.

The post-holder will be based in a primary school, focusing their support on improving attendance, punctuality and engagement of its pupils. The post-holder will work in close partnership with school staff to deliver a programme of casework and other activities to promote educational outcomes for disadvantaged children and families. The post-holder will need to be persistent, resilient and tenacious along with having the experience of working with hard to engage parents.

This is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate, who will have good experience of working effectively with social and emotional factors affecting a child’s capacity to learn, strong abilities in engaging challenging children and their families, and a confident ability to form professional partnerships with children and their families along with experience of transition work.

The post-holder will work alongside key school staff in school to promote excellent attendance, reduce levels of absence and work with children and families to promote high levels of attendance, punctuality and engagement.

Closing date for applications - Midnight - Sunday 14th November 2021
First stage interviews - Wednesday 17th November 2021. Interviews are likely to be held via google hangout
Second stage interviews - Date to be confirmed
Start date: December 2021 or as soon as possible after this date

To Apply and for More Information:

If you would like to apply and find out more about this position, please click the apply button to be directed to our website. 

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. This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

No agencies please.

Posted on: 26 October 2021
Closed date: 25 November 2021
Job ref: 159006_SS
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker