HOME SCHOOL SUPPORT WORKER
(Non-teaching – Term Time only + 15 days)
Salary: School Scale Point 17-26 pro-rata starting point dependent on skills and experience £18,762 -£23,866 pa FTE to be paid pro rata at £16,191-£20,596 pa
Term Time 37 hours per week: 8.00am - 4.00pm (Mon-Thurs) 8.00am – 3.30pm (Friday)
We seek to appoint an organised and highly motivated Home School Support Worker to join this popular and successful mixed secondary school. Your role will be to support families whose children are experiencing difficulties and to help them participate fully in school activities.
The successful candidate will be expected to liaise with the school’s Children’s Team and outside agencies, as appropriate, in addition to making home visits.
• Experience of working with children and families
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and ICT skills
• The ability to mediate, negotiate and problem solve
• A willingness to work with other agencies
Key tasks for this varied role will include:
• Overseeing and participating in Breakfast Club each morning before school
• Girls’ Group – organise weekly activities and topics • Undertaking home visits • Facilitating review meetings
• Admin – updating student and school databases
It will be essential for the successful applicant to have a clean driving licence and to be willing to be flexible in their working hours
Please visit www.thomasaveling.co.uk for a full job description and an application form
Closing date for applications: 9am on Monday 17th September 2018
Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found
Letters of application, together with completed application form (available on the school website) giving full details of qualifications and experience to date should be sent to:
Mr P Jackson, Headteacher, Thomas Aveling School, Arethusa Road, Rochester, ME1 2UW or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Shortlisted candidates only will be contacted for interview which will take place shortly after the deadline.
The Thomas Aveling School is an Equal Opportunities Employer – committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students – any offer of appointment will be subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check will be required for all successful applicants.
“Staff morale and relationships within the school are very positive.” (OFSTED June 2016)