Student and Family Support Worker

Location
Grove Street, Redditch, Worc’s, B98 8DS
Salary
£17466 - £19284 per annum
Posted
07 Sep 2020
Closes
21 Sep 2020
Job Ref
LASS5885
Contact
Alison Fanning
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time
Hours
Part-Time

35 Hours per week

Required as soon as possible, we are looking for a Student & Family Support Worker who is highly motivated, organised and flexible, as well as having the skills and confidence to work proactively and positively with families within the school community, including those who are vulnerable and/or hard to reach.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working with young people and their families, as well as having a good working knowledge of child safeguarding and school attendance legislation.

Trinity High School strives for excellence for all and was judged as a Good school with ‘good in all categories’ at our Ofsted in October 2018.  By joining Trinity High School and sharing our vision, and you will have the advantage of:

  • Joining a highly committed, professional and dedicated team of staff determined to provide Excellence for All
  • Excellent support packages for new staff
  • Outstanding opportunities for CPD
  • An outstanding and thriving extra-curricular programme for all
  • Great connections and relationships with Pyramid Schools – including first and middle school children visiting Trinity for taster lessons in a variety of subjects
  • A commitment to international ‘Learning Outside the Classroom’. Trips to France, Spain, Switzerland and Germany.
  • Staff wellbeing package

As a Student & Family Support Worker you will have a great awareness and understanding of the educational risk factors that lead to poor attendance, and what the statutory responsibility of the school and LA are in responding to these. You will also have a passion to enhance the life chances of young people and an ability to relate to young people, parents and professionals with clarity and sensitivity.

Working as a Student & Family Support Worker you will be a dedicated professional who recognises the advantages of both teamwork and peer support. You will provide general advice to parents, carers and stakeholders regarding all issues that impact on young people’s ability and opportunities to access education.

This is a very exciting time to join Trinity as we have established a multi academy trust with two of our partner schools.  Trinity is part of a successful three tier system and we hope that our MAT will further strengthen and enhance the opportunity for students and staff in all the partner schools.

 

We pride ourselves on high staff morale, collegiality and a positive can-do attitude.  Informal enquiries are welcome.

Please note we are only able to accept applications on the school’s application form. For full details, including Job Description and Person Specification, please visit the school’s website, www.trinity.worcs.sch.uk

This is a very exciting time to join Trinity as we have established a multi academy trust with two of our partner schools.  Trinity is part of a successful three tier system and we hope that our MAT will further strengthen and enhance the opportunity for students and staff in all the partner schools.

We pride ourselves on high staff morale, collegiality and a positive can do attitude.  Informal enquiries are welcome.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please complete the attached Application form and email to office@trinityhigh.net

Closing Date:  Monday 211st September (12.00 noon)

Interview Date:– Interviews w/c 28th September  2020

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