SHS Practitioner - West Ham Church of England Primary School

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 West Ham Church of England Primary School, E15 3QG.

Working: Five days per week, term time only.

Salary range: £22,901 – £25,211 per annum depending on experience.

This is a temporary role and will start as soon as possible until 31st December 2021 (with potential for an extension).

The post-holder will be based at West Ham Church of England Primary School, 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 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 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.

Please see the Practitioner Job Description for full details.

To apply for this post please fill in an application form and send to

For an informal discussion please contact Natalie Murrison, Coordinator, on 07811 996645

Closing date for applications: Midnight on Thursday 6th May

First stage interviews:  Tuesday 11th May

Second stage interviews: Friday 14th May

Interviews will take place online.

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.

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