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Job details
Employer St Mary's Catholic High School
Location Derbyshire
Salary SCP 23-26, Actual Annual Salary (pro-rata) £17,244 - £18,971
Contract type Part Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts From September 2017

30 hours per week/52 weeks per year 

3 days per week based at St Mary’s Catholic High School and 1 day per week based at St Mary’s Catholic Primary School

The Governors wish to appoint an individual to the new and exciting post of Family Resource Worker to work as part of our pastoral team in leading work with families to support the engagement and well-being of pupils at school and at home. He/she will work with families and school to plan and support learning and behaviour programmes, as well as supporting Early Help Assessments and acting as lead professional where appropriate.

Candidates will possess a good standard of education (minimum of 5 A*-C GCSEs or equivalent) and will need to demonstrate:

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills

· Experience of working with young people/children and families with complex needs

· Empathy with the needs of vulnerable children and families

· Ability to assess the needs of children and families and implement action plans

· A “can do” attitude including suggesting solutions, participating, trusting and encouraging others and achieving expectations

· Ability to relate to and promote the school ethos

· Commitment to the needs of the pupils, parents and other stakeholders

· Thorough understanding of safeguarding and procedures

Potential candidates are very welcome to visit the school before applying, giving you the opportunity to get a real sense of our values and vision for this new role.  These visits can be arranged through the Headteacher’s PA, Mrs Gilding.

For further details of the role and an application form please visit the school website at or contact Mrs Rachel Gilding, Headteacher's PA ( or by calling 01246 201191.  

Please note we do not accept CVs.

St Mary's Catholic High School and Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).      

Closing date: 9.00 am on Tuesday 27 June. 

Interviews are scheduled to take place on 

Monday 3 July 2017

About the employer

St Mary’s Catholic High School is a mixed secondary academy in North Derbyshire. The school converted to a Catholic voluntary-aided academy in the summer of 2012. St Mary’s is located north of Chesterfield, with places for 1,300 students aged 11-18, ...

Information about St Mary's Catholic High School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Roman Catholic
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Locations and contacts

Newbold Road
Upper Newbold
S41 8AG
United Kingdom
+44 1246 563233