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Job details
Employer Ben Jonson Primary School
Location Tower Hamlets
Salary SO1 Pro Rata
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

Term time plus one week

Ben Jonson Primary is a vibrant; three form entry school, situated in the richly diverse community of the Ocean Estate. The governors, staff, pupils and parents are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, creative and well-motivated Lead Child and Family Support Worker to join us.

You will have the ability to:

  • Lead, manage, implement and review the strategy for the child and family work within the school
  • Line manage the learning mentors and family support worker.
  • Oversee the child protection work and cause for concern records for the whole school
  • Identify, and address the needs of children and families who need help to overcome barriers to learning
  • Support families to be the best parents they can be so that they are able to support their child’s learning and well-being
  • Support parents to become more resilient and independent in accessing support and participating in school and community life (building social capital)
  • Be motivated and motivate others.
  • Be independent on completing work tasks and projects;
  • Manage time effectively, organise and prioritise personal workload, working efficiently under pressure
  • Manage time effectively, organise and prioritise personal workload, working efficiently under pressure
  • Quickly absorb, interpret and organise large amounts of information
  • Be innovative and develop new solutions; being able to think outside the box and effectively plan ahead
  • Be a positive and self-motivated team player, contributing to the inclusion team and wider school community.

Whatever stage you are at, if you join our team you will be well supported in your career through exceptional professional development, a knowledgeable governing body and, most importantly, wonderful children and supportive staff.

For details and an application form, please visit the school website.

Closing date: Tuesday 3rd of January 2017 at 12 midday
Interviews: Friday 13th January 2017

Please note: Due to the large number of application forms we receive, feedback will only be given to unsuccessful shortlisted candidates.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Harford Street, LONDON E1 4PZ

Tel: 020 7790 4110
Fax: 020 7790 7701

Headteacher: Monica Forty
Chair of Governors: Dr. Ray Hall