Practitioner (School Home Support)
This organisation 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. They get children and young people back in school ready to learn, whatever it takes.
School-Home Support Practitioner
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 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 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 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: 31st July 2019
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.