Birmingham City Council

Pathfinder School Support Worker

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Cofton Primary School (plus 4 other local schools)
£21,322 to £27,041 pro rata
11 Jan 2022
24 Jan 2022
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Pathfinder School Support Worker

£21,322 to £27,041 pro rata

Hours per week: 37 per week, term time only

Contract Type: Fixed term 12 months to provide additional education or undertake a specific project for which special funding has been obtained for a known, limited period

Cofton Primary School (plus 4 other local schools)

Wootton Road


B31 4ST

Telephone Number: 0121 475 3374

Email Address:

Job Start Date: ASAP

As part of the development and implementation of the Pathfinder Early Help approach in Northfield, we are seeking to appoint an exceptional individual to join the Pathfinder Pastoral team in the role of Pathfinder School Worker with immediate effect.

The core purpose of the role is to work within the Pathfinder Early Help approach, with the support and supervision of a Pathfinder Coordinator and, alongside teachers and wider pastoral team in schools, addressing the needs of children and their families who need help to overcome barriers to learning both inside and outside the school, in order to achieve their full potential.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual who is interested in developing their skills in the field of formal family support.

Flexibility and willingness to travel between schools will be essential, the role also demands regular home visits to families.

The post-holder will maintain and uphold the Pathfinder values of ‘shared authority’, nurture and commitment to social justice; and also, the ethos of employing schools.

Closing Date: 24 January 2022, 12midday

Please download details from BCC

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.

Rehabilitation of offenders: This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

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