School-Home Support Practitioner

Employer
CHM
Location
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Salary
£18,074 - £20,401 per annum depending on experience
Closing date
12 Dec 2021
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Our client 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. This organisation gets children and young people back in school ready to learn, whatever it takes.

School Home Support Practitioner – Primary School in Bradford
Salary: £18,074 - £20,401 per annum depending on experience
Contract: Permanent, 5 days a week during Term Time only

This is an opportunity to work alongside this Primary School in Bradford 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, be a motivated creative thinker and have 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
  • 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, sometimes at short notice.
  • Support families and children transitioning to secondary school.

Closing Date: 9am Monday 6th December - the advert may end early if we get suitable applications.
First Stage interviews will be held: Tuesday 7th and Weds 8th December.
Second Stage interviews: TBC
Start Date: TBC

APPLICATION PROCESS:

To find out more information, please click the apply button. You will be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to complete your application for this position.

This organisation ​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. The charity’s safeguarding policy recognises that the welfare and interests of children are paramount in all circumstances.

All roles above are subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

No agencies please.

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