Family Support Worker, Richmond upon Thames

Closing date:

Grey Court SchoolRichmond upon Thames
Date posted:
Start date: Flexible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: 31,548 to 33,291 pro rata
Contract term: Fixed Term

Family Support Worker

Part-time 14.4 hours per week - 39 weeks (term time)

NJC Grade 8 pt range 26-28 (£31,548 – £33,291 pro rata) 

(Fixed Term Contract)


Grey Court is an oversubscribed, outstanding comprehensive school serving a very diverse community and situated on an excellent 20-acre site between Richmond Park and the River Thames. The school has been considered ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted since 2011.

We are looking to appoint a Family Support Worker to engage with families of students and help them to be fully involved with educational opportunities. The successful candidate will need to have empathy and understanding of different family circumstances and barriers to learning. Key components will be excellent communication skills with parents, students, staff and external agencies, resilience and efficient administration. It is essential that the candidate demonstrates an ability to work with a range of people at all levels especially young people.

The successful applicant should have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be well organized and able to work unsupervised. Able to use their organizational skills to bring about sustained change with individual students, to improve their behaviour and attendance.The successful candidate would be a good team player, have an enthusiastic attitude and a natural ability to support and encourage our students and their families.

If you want to join our vibrant team and have a willingness to contribute to the success of our young people, go to our website for further information and details on how to apply for this post.

Closing Date: 18th November 2019


Interview Date: 26th November 2019

The Governing and Trust Bodies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our children and expect all staff to share this commitment.  Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.

The schools within the Trust are committed to all aspects of personal development, are inclusive and seek to ensure every student achieves to the best of their ability.  

If you would like to work with us then we look forward to hearing from you.  

For further details about the school and how to apply for this position please visit our website. Please note we cannot accept CVs and our application form must be completed and returned to gbashford@greycourt.org.uk or alternatively please email cwelton@greycourt.org.uk quoting job title or telephone the school 0208 948 1173.




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