School-Home Support is a dynamic charity with proven impact. 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 family issues. We get children and young people back into school ready to learn, whatever it takes.
School-Home Support Practitioners x2 vacancies
- Oasis Byron Academy (5 days a week, term-time only)
- Keston Primary School (5 days a week, term-time only)
Salary range (actual) : £20,574 – £22,901 per annum – depending on experience
The post-holders will be based within either of the above primary schools in Coulsdon (Croydon), focusing their support on those transitioning from Year 6 into Secondary School. The post-holders 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-holders 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 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-holders 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.
Please see the job description for full details.
For an informal discussion please contact Maggie Mitchell, Head of Family Intervention on 07946 086076
Closing date for applications: 23:59pm, Thursday 23 January 2020
Interviews: Wednesday 29 January 2020 (at SHS Central Office)
Second-stage interviews: TBC (at the school)
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.