Practitioner (School & Home Support) - Charity
Our client 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. They get children and young people back into school ready to learn, whatever it takes.
School-Home Support Practitioner
Based in a Secondary Academy in Bradford
5 days a week, Term time only (plus 4 weeks)
Fixed term contract for 3 years
Starting salary: £19,695 to £22,230 per annum depending upon experience
This is an opportunity to work alongside this Academy in Bradford to support young people 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 the Academy to provide practical and emotional support to vulnerable families across the school.
The role will include working with the whole family to tackle 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, 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 young people and families
- Provide 1:1 emotional and practical support for families
- 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: midnight, 6th January 2019
1st stage interviews to be on: TBC (via telephone)
2nd stage interviews at the school on: TBC (At the school)
Potential start date: ASAP
To Apply and for More Information:
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Our client takes very seriously the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and is committed to ensuring that their safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice. Their safeguarding policy recognises that the welfare and interests of children are paramount in all circumstances.
They are an equal opportunities employer and they welcome applications from all sections of the community. They are committed to the safeguarding of children and require all successful applicants to undertake an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
No agencies please.