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Community Catalysts C.I.C.
Home-based
£38,000 per year
Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor
EC4V, London
£35,815 - £38,053 per annum Plus Benefits
Page 3 of 10
Islington, Greater London
Starting from: £20,574 pa
Permanent, Full-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.

Through a mixture of growth and staff turnover we now require the following post across three schools:

School-Home Support Practitioner
Salary range starting from: £20,574 pa
Hours:
5 days a week, term time only
Based in Islington:

  • St Mary’s Church of England Primary School, N1 - 2 days a week
  • St John’s Upper Holloway CE Primary School, N19 - 1 day a week
  • Ashmount Primary School, N8 - 2 days a week

This is an opportunity to support children and families in Islington to improve attendance, aspirations and welfare. The practitioner will work with pupils across three Islington primary schools who have issues with attendance and punctuality. The practitioner will engage pupils and their families to identify and resolve issues affecting the pupil’s attendance. The role will include working with the whole family to tackle issues which are causing poor attendance and behaviour, helping parents to become more engaged with their child’s learning and engaging parents in family learning.

Successful candidates will have experience working in a school environment, using SIMS to track and report on attendance and strong abilities in engaging challenging children and their parents. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of our established teams.

Duties of the role:

  • Engage with targeted families, deliver practical and emotional support
  • Analyse attendance data and identify referrals in liaison with schools
  • Undertake work supporting improved attendance across the school
  • Engage parents in the playground, raising profile and awareness of support available
  • Encourage parental engagement in children’s learning
  • Conduct home visits and welfare checks where necessary
  • Support wider parental engagement in school
  • Liaise and signpost with other services where appropriate
  • Support the school’s safeguarding processes
  • Provide termly reports for funding partners, schools and SHS

Closing date for applications is Midnight 22nd October 2019
First stage interviews: 25th October 2019
Second stage interviews at the School: TBC

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 job description and application form. 

These roles are 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.

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Posted on: 08 October 2019
Closing date: 22 October 2019
Job ref: 154624_SS
Tags: Social Care/Development,Practitioner
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