Targeted Pupil Support Worker - Christ Church Primary School
Can you help us to make a difference for the children, families and community of Oldbury? SinglePoint Family Hub is an established and successful BIG LOTTERY and school funded family focused project based on the site of Christ Church CE Primary, in the heart of Oldbury. We are partnered with St Francis Xavier, Langley, Rood End and Christ Church CE Primary Schools.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, committed and flexible individual with a high level of interpersonal skills to work as part of our established team to make a difference for local families. We have secured a further 12 months of BIG Lottery Funding for our Family Hub to support families and staff from our partner schools, agencies and the wider community. You will be responsible for helping the project achieve the following outcomes:
- Families with specific, multiple & complex needs receive holistic support enabling positive change to minimise social isolation and hardship.
- Family relationships are enriched and strengthened by the provision of fun, meaningful, accessible and subsidised quality time opportunities.
- Working parents and families experiencing challenges have better access to affordable childcare and holiday provision to improve life chances.
You will work in innovative ways with individuals or small groups of identified pupils whose families are receiving family support from the SinglePoint project, assisting them to overcome barriers to engaging with school/family successfully. There will be a focus on supporting pupils within Before and After School provision in addition to within their school setting, in the home and in holiday provision.
The successful applicant will have a basic knowledge of the locality and of the services available to children and families from both voluntary and statutory sectors, along with an awareness of the needs of families and children.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will need to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.
SinglePoint welcomes applications from all community members regardless of their ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, gender, etc.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. We also follow safer recruitment practices and therefore ask all applicants to complete our application form which can be found on the school website and return by 7th January 2019. If you require further information, please speak to Eve Loveridge at SinglePoint.
Interview date will be:
Visits to the school are welcome and encouraged. For an application form please download from the school website - www.christchurch.sandwell.co.uk in the ‘our school’ section.
If you have any questions or would like to arrange a visit please call 0121 544 1393 and ask for Eve Loveridge.
The Big Lottery Fund distributes half of the National Lottery good cause funding across the UK. The Fund aims to enable others to make real improvements to communities and the lives of people most in need.
37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year (fixed term contract until 31st December 2019)
Band D SCP 20-25 (£19,819 - £23,111)
SinglePoint, Christ Church Primary School, Albert Street, Oldbury B69 4DE
Monday 7th January 2019Supporting documents
Job Description and Personnel Specification