School-Home Support Practitioner - Charity

School Home Support
Starting salary £20,574 per annum
06 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
School-Home Support is a dynamic charity with proven impact. 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 family issues. We get children and young people back into school ready to learn, whatever it takes. School-Home Support Practitioner Based: Drapers' Multi-Academy Trust in Romford Full-time role available in Primary Schools across the Trust (Term time only) Starting salary: £20,574 per annum The Post-holder will be based within the schools and work in close partnership with schools staff to deliver a programme of casework and other activities to promote educational outcomes for disadvantaged children and families The role will focus on improving school attendance and engagement in learning through building a bridge between the school and the home, including regular home visits and other forms of outreach work. The successful candidates will work with the whole family to tackle issues which are causing poor attendance and behaviour, as well as helping parents to become more engaged with their child's learning. Closing date for applications is 20 October 2017 First stage interviews week commencing: 24 October 2017 Second stage interviews at the School: 1 November 2017 TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION: If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply Now' button to be directed to the School-Home Support website where you can download the job description and application form. We are committed to the safeguarding of children and require all successful applicants to undertake an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 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. SHS is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. No agencies please.
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