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ACES Academies Trust

Level 4 Family Support Worker

This is an engaging role within our GBA team to provide a ‘front line’ of communication and support for the families in our school community. 

Godmanchester Bridge Academy, Butcher Drive, Godmanchester, Huntingdon, PE29 2NL


Closing date: Tuesday 29th June

Date posted: 9th June 2021

Start date: September 2021

Contract type: Part time with the potential for more hours

Salary: Level 4a, point 12-15 (FTE £22,183)


This is an engaging role within our GBA team to provide a ‘front line’ of communication and support for the families in our school community.  We are seeking a suitable person to actively develop relationships which will enable support to be offered during times of need and have a sensitive and discreet approach to working with our pupils and their families. In this role, you will liaise with a range of agencies and be part of a holistic package of support for the child and their family.

We are seeking a suitable person with appropriate academic qualifications to join our established team. The right character, willingness to share and keeping calm and prepared for almost anything will be important attributes for this position.

This is a part-time (20 hours per week, 8.30am -12.30pm, with the potential for more hours at Hinchingbrooke School), term time only (38 weeks) appointment starting September 2021.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Liaising with all staff connected to the family as appropriate to ensure work with the family and children is consistent.
  • Working closely with the class teachers, Head of School, external agencies and, as appropriate, the designated Child Protection Lead.
  • Make appointments/opportunities for families, where appropriate, to meet on a regular basis.
  • Ensure the school’s internal record keeping is completed regularly to ensure contents of records available are in line with data protection.
  • Monitor attendance and work with families to maintain high attendance.

The successful candidate will be able to show they:

  • Have a professional attitude with all pupils, staff, agencies and families.
  • Are discreet with information.
  • Have a willingness to learn and show initiative to prioritise tasks and multi task.
  • Work as a team member and communicate effectively using suitable language.
  • Are well organised and are a proactive team player who will make a positive contribution to our school.
  • Will put Godmanchester Bridge Academy’s pupils' happiness and well-being at the heart of every action and decision they make.

 

Closing date: Tuesday 29th June

Interviews: Tuesday 6th July

Applications to: personnel@acesmat.uk  (CV’S will not be accepted) or to enquire further about the role, please contact Claire Pirrie, Head of School on 01480 276599.