Practitioner (School-Home Support) - Charity
Our client 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. They get children and young people back into school ready to learn, whatever it takes.
Through a mixture of growth and staff turnover they now require the following :
School-Home Support Practitioner
Contract: Full-time role available across two Primary Schools within the Trust (Term time only)
Starting salary £20,574 pa
The Post-holder will be based within two 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 roles main 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: Midnight Thursday 14th June 2018
First stage interviews: Tuesday 19th June 2018
Second stage interviews: To be advised
School-Home Support SEN Practitioner
Contract: Part time role, Fixed Term Contract for 1 year, with a view to extend - Term Time + 4 weeks
Salary: £14,973 3 days per week
The post-holder will be based within Haringey and work in close partnership with schools and outside agencies to deliver a programme of casework and other activities to promote educational outcomes for SEN 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 candidate 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. To successfully work in this position, you will need to be motivated, passionate, persistent and tenacious.
Duties of the role:
- organise group work for both children and families
- provide 1:1 emotional and practical support for families in and outside the home
- support wider parental engagement
- work as part of a team (with a partner provider)
- creatively develop the project over time
- collate and utilise data and statistics and produce reports for the funder?
Closing date for applications is: Midnight Monday 18th of June 2018
First stage interviews: Thursday the 21st of June 2018
To Apply and for More Information:
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The organisation takes very seriously the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and is committed to ensuring that their safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice. Their safeguarding policy recognises that the welfare and interests of children are paramount in all circumstances.
Our client is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
All roles above are subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.
No agencies please.