Parent Family Support Adviser


Parent Family Support Adviser

Preston School
  • Part Time
  • Salary: £21,074 - £23,866 pa pro rata
  • Closing date: Wednesday August 21st, 2019 9:00am
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Working for 2 schools: Chilthorne Domer Church School and Preston School

22.5 per week over 3 days. Term-time only

Maternity Cover (until approx. Easter 2020)

Salary: Grade 12 (£21,074 – £23,866 pa pro rata)

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to work with children, young people and their families, aiming to improve achievement in schools in the area.  This post is initially offered as a temporary post until the 31 August 2019 but is subject to a Local Authority funding review where we would hope to make it a permanent role.

As a Parent Family Support Adviser, you will advise and support parents ensuring their children attend school regularly and gain maximum benefits from education.  You will also develop and provide knowledge of family services available in the local community.

You will work primarily with children and their parents/carers ensuring all pupils have full access to educational opportunities and are able to overcome barriers to learning and participation.  Experience of delivering individual/group based support and understanding children within their family context is essential, as well as work experience within education, social services, health or the voluntary sector.

For an informal discussion please contact Jaclyn Surrey (PA to the Preston School Principal) on Jaclyn.Surrey@prestonschool.co.uk

Two references will be required along with Disclosure from Criminal Record Bureau and medical history check.

Job Descriptions and Application Form can be obtained from the school website at www.prestonschool.co.uk Please return the completed application form to Jaclyn Surrey.

Closing Date: 9am on Wednesday 21st August 2019

Interviews: TBC