Family Support worker - Primary School

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Support Worker / Tutor
South East England
£20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Destination Education Ltd
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One of Destination Education's best schools based in Newham are currently looking for a permanent member of staff as a family support worker starting in September 2017. The school is one of the biggest in the area boasting a brand new, modern building and is easily accessible via public transport. They have a long standing senior leadership team to guide you and the staff will make you feel very welcome.

The role in school is to provide support, advice and information to the families within the school community. You will be there to help parents and students with any worries that they may have in relation to their children education, behaviour and well being.

Advice and support is confidential although concerns relating to the safeguarding of children will always be dealt with in accordance with the school's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy.

Support for pupils includes:

* promoting good attendance and punctuality
* promoting self-esteem and confidence
* promoting positive behaviour and positive attitudes to learning
* providing one-to-one support

Support for families includes:

* providing information and signposting to other services in the local area
* liaising with a range of external services such as housing and Social Care
* assistance in completing paperwork and forms e.g. housing, special educational needs, school places and benefits
* attendance and support at school and other agency meetings
* advice and support in promoting positive behaviour at home
* guidance with career and personal development and access to training and workshops in school

To be considered for the position you will need to have a NVQ level 2 or 3 in childcare and a valid CRB.

Interviews will take place either in the last week of August or the first week of September. This is a great opportunity to join none of the best schools in the area so please don't hesitate in applying or calling Destination Education for any further information.

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Contact Details:
Destination Education Ltd
Tel: 0203 655 2128
Contact: Aran Martinson

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