School-Home Support Practitioner – Bedford Primary and Springwell Park Community Primary School, Bootle

School-Home Support

Our mission is to get children in school, ready to learn – whatever it takes.

Using early-intervention and partnering with schools, local authorities and communities, our practitioners work one-to-one with vulnerable families. They look past the classroom, tackling issues like poverty and mental ill-health, providing bespoke support to overcome barriers to learning.

School-Home Support Practitioner – Bedford Primary and Springwell Park Community Primary School, Bootle L20

5 days per week, term time only.

This is a varied role and the post-holder will be based across both schools. Bedford Park Primary 3 days per week and Springwell park Community Park Primary 2 days per week.

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.

The 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.

Starting salary: from £18,074 to £20,401 per annum

The closing date for applications is: Tuesday 7th December 9 am

Interview: Thursday 9th and Friday 10th and WC 13th 2021 via Google Hangout 

Second stage interviews (at the school): To be confirmed

For more information please see the  Job Description.

To apply for this post, please fill in an application form and send to recruitment@shs.org.uk

For an informal discussion please contact Nicola Williams on 07917 518 972

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. These roles are subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.