School-Home Support Practitioner- Millbank Academy and Churchill Gardens Primary Academy, Westminster

School-Home Support Practitioner 

School-Home Support is a dynamic charity with proven impact. For over 35 years it has been working with children and young people struggling to stay in school due to a wide range of complex family issues. We get children and young people back into school ready to learn, whatever it takes.

School-Home Support Practitioner  – Millbank Academy and Churchill Gardens Primary Academy, Westminster
Working: 5 days per week, term time only
Salary Range: £20,574 – £22,901 – per annum – depending on experience
Start Date: September 2021 or asap after this

The post-holder will be based at two primary schools – Millbank Academy and Churchill Gardens Primary Academy, focusing their support on improving attendance, punctuality and engagement in learning. The post-holder will work in close partnership with school staff to deliver a program 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 for the successful candidate, who will have good experience of working effectively with social and emotional factors affecting a child’s capacity to learn, strong abilities in engaging children and their families, and a confident ability to form professional partnerships with children and their families.

Please see Churchill Gardens Primary Academy and Millbank Academy – Practitioner Job Description

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

For an informal discussion please contact Sonia Stephens, Parental Engagement Coordinator, on 07816089242

Closing date for applications: Midnight on 1oth October 2021

First Stage Interviews:  15th October 2021

Second Stage Interviews: 22nd October 2021

Interviews will take place online or face to face in our offices.

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.