The Brow Community Primary School
Tel: 01928 563089
Fax: 01928 591314 Email: email@example.com
Job Vacancy: Family Support Worker
Permanent from 1st October 2020. Full time (37) hours per week. Term time only.
Salary: HBC 6 Spt 19 -23
Closing Date: 25th September 2020
Interview Date: tbc
The Governing Board of The Brow Community Primary School would like to invite applications from experienced professionals to join our team of friendly, hardworking staff.
We are looking to appoint a friendly, professional, organised and enthusiastic person. The successful candidate will have experience of working within a school environment, supporting children with a range of SEND, and working with families. We are looking for someone who is able to demonstrate a calm, positive, nurturing approach to children, families and colleagues, in line with our school ethos.
We can offer you:
- A happy, friendly, supportive and hardworking school community with a strong family ethos and a commitment to excellence, enabling children to learn in a safe and welcoming environment.
- Ongoing professional development opportunities and excellent links with Local Authority representatives and external agencies.
- A supportive and experienced Governing Board.
Applicants will need to demonstrate:
- Commitment to working as part of a team
- Experience and an understanding of a range of SEND including SEMH
- Enthusiasm, professionalism, honesty and integrity
- Excellent inter personal, communication and organisation skills.
- The desire to work in accordance with the school’s mission statement and ethos
- A reflective approach and commitment to professional development
- High standards of written and spoken Standard English
- Ability to work with school colleagues, children, families and external agencies with professionalism and confidence
- Ability to use initiative when working alone
- Experience of working with other professionals to support children and families with SEND, attendance, academic and social/emotional development
- Experience of safeguarding systems and related processes including the preparation of reports and attendance at Child Protection conferences, Child in Need meetings, CAF meetings, CIC and PEP meetings.
- The Council and its schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will undergo an enhanced DBS check and need to provide original copies of all relevant paperwork/qualifications required for this role.