Practitioner (School Home Support)

Chigwell, Essex
£12,344 per annum
15 Jul 2019
15 Aug 2019
Part Time
Contract Type

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.

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

School-Home Support Practitioner
Limes Farm School, Chigwell
Starting salary: £12,344 per annum
21 hours per week over 5 mornings term time only

This is a varied role and the post-holder will be based within a primary school. 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 and successful candidates 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.

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 and punctuality.

Closing date for applications is Midnight Sunday 25th August 2019
First stage interviews: 30th August 2019
Second stage interviews at the School: 12th September 2019

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These roles are subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

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.

No agencies please.

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