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Family Liaison Officer

Barnsole Primary SchoolMedway

Barnsole Primary Academy is part of the Maritime Academy Trust, an innovative partnership  of schools in Greenwich, Kent, Bexley & Medway. Our academies transform through collaboration and an  entrepreneurial curriculum which equips children with life skills.  

We are committed to providing a safe, secure and stimulating learning environment where each one of our pupils can achieve their potential and flourish academically and socially. We have exceptionally high expectations of all our pupils and endeavor to nurture their self-confidence and self-esteem so that they can be the best they can be. Relationships with parents and our wider community is something we put right at the top of our agenda.

We are looking for a Family Liaison Officer to work as part of the Inclusions Team, alongside the SEND Managers, Safeguarding Leads and Learning Mentors, to provide holistic support for children and families. To work closely with families to promote engagement with the school community and develop parenting skills, in order to enhance their child’s social and emotional development and their ability to learn.

This post is 32.5 hours per week, term time 

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Experience in community work, counselling skills or similar 
  •  Excellent interpersonal, communication and planning skills
  •  A proven track record of working with children and families
  • A commitment to raising standards for all children

A relevant childcare, education, social care or health qualification to at least NVQ Level 2 is desirable.

In return we offer:

  • A friendly and supportive team
  • Comprehensive programme of CPD
  • Development & career progression opportunities
  • a generous package of staff benefits.  

Further information about the Trust is available at www.Maritimeacademytrust.org and the school at: www.barnsoleprimary.medway.sch.uk/ 

Virtual Visits to the school are welcome; please contact Helen Rixon on 01634 333400 or email office@barnsoleprimary.medway.sch.uk to arrange.

Closing Date: 12 noon 17th March 2021

Interview Date:24th March 2021 

The Trust and its academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children  and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to a successful DBS clearance  and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before an appointment is confirmed.







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