School-Home Support Practitioner

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Recruiter
School-Home Support (SHS)
Location
Newhall Park Primary School, Bradford
Salary
Starting salary: £18,074 per annum to £20,401 per annum depending upon experience
Posted
28 Sep 2021
Closes
26 Oct 2021
Ref
158734_SS
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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
Newhall Park Primary School, Bradford
5 days a week, Term time only.
Starting salary: £18,074 per annum to £20,401 per annum depending upon experience

This is an opportunity to work alongside Newhall Park Primary School to support children and families to improve issues which are causing poor attendance and behaviour, and helping parents to become more engaged with their child’s learning attainment and aspirations. The practitioner will work with pupils and their families to provide practical and emotional support to vulnerable families across the school.

The successful candidates will have experience working in a school environment, be a motivated creative thinker and have strong abilities in engaging challenging children and their parents.

Duties of the role:

  • Provide targeted casework for 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
  • Undertake work supporting improved attendance
  • Support wider parental engagement in school
  • Work as part of a team
  • Collate and utilise data and statistics and produce reports for the funder, sometimes at short notice.
  • Support families and children transitioning to secondary school.

Closing date for applications: 5pm, Monday 11th October 2021
First stage interviews will be held : 13th/14th October 2021
Second stage interviews will be held: TBC
Start Date: TBC

TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:

If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the Apply button to be directed to the School-Home Support website where you can download the job description and application form. 

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.

No agencies please.