School-Home Support (SHS) 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. We get children and young people back in school ready to learn, whatever it takes.
School-Home Support Practitioner – Brunswick Park Primary School
4 days a week, Term time only.
Starting salary: £16,495 per annum to £18,321 per annum depending upon experience
This is an opportunity to work alongside Brunswick Park Primary School to support children and families to improve issues which are causing poor attendance and behaviour, helping parents to become more engaged with their child’s learning attainment and aspirations. The practitioner will work with pupils and their families in Brunswick Park Primary School to provide practical and emotional support to vulnerable families across the school.
The successful candidate will have experience working in a school environment, delivering learning programmes and have strong abilities in engaging challenging children and their parents. This is a fast paced school environment and the role will require a confident self starter, able to problem solve and hit the ground running.
Duties of the role:
- 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
- Support with children transitioning from primary to secondary school.
- 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
Please see the job description for full details.
For an informal discussion, please contact our central office on 020 7426 5000
Closing date for applications: 12th January 2021 midday
First stage interviews to be held virtually: Friday 15th January 2021
Second stage interviews: Monday 18th January 2021
Start Date: As soon as possible
For Job Description and to apply please go towww.schoolhomesupport.org.uk
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. All roles above are subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.