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  • Closing date

    10 November 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£27,344.00 - £29,439.00 Annually (FTE)

Child and Family Support Worker - Term Time Only job summary

Hawkesley Church Primary Academy  

Child and Family Support Worker


Post title: Child and Family Support Worker

School:     Hawkesley Church Primary Academy

Pay range: Grade 3

Line manager: Deputy Head Teacher 

Responsible for:Improving the academic, social and emotional skills of our pupils, by working in partnership with teachers, families, carers and external agencies within our school community.  

Supervisory responsibilities: Midday supervisors

Closing date :

Interview Date:

Job start date: As soon as possible

The Local Academy Board is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, committed and proactive Child and Family Support Worker, who has a passion for improving the educational development of young people and who believes in raising the aspirations of pupils and their families. The role will require the successful candidate to take the lead role for ensuring excellent pastoral provision across the school as well as being a DSL and an active member of our Safeguarding Team.

Knowledge of early help processes in Birmingham is essential as well as knowledge of Kings Norton and the surrounding areas.

Hawkesley Church Primary Academy is a thriving one form-entry primary school. We strive to provide opportunities for every pupil to ‘let their light shine’ and equip them with the skills that enable them to be successful in school and beyond.

The post is an excellent opportunity for someone who is:

  • Committed, creative, and motivated to achieve the best outcomes for children and their families.
  • Able to support and uphold our distinctively Christian ethos.
  • Caring and supportive.
  • Able to maintain high expectations of achievement and behaviour.
  • Able to display empathy and understanding with pupils, parents and colleagues.
  • A positive role model prepared to go the extra mile to ensure that all children achieve success.
  • Knowledgeable about contextual safeguarding issues that affect our children and their families.
  • Able to work effectively with a range of stakeholders and external agencies.
  • Able to act in the best interests of the child and can provide timely support to our families.

In return, we offer:

  • Happy and responsive pupils who are eager to learn.
  • A welcoming family community.
  • A supportive leadership team and Local Academy Board.
  • Dedicated, enthusiastic and friendly staff.
  • A spacious and nurturing environment with strong Church links.
  • A relentless passion for rapidly improving the academic and lifelong skills of all pupils.
  • A fresh challenge, an ambitious working environment and excellent CPD opportunities.


Visits to school are highly encouraged, to schedule a  meeting with the Head Teacher, please contact our Office Manager, Kirsten Rhodes, on 0121 459 6467 or email k.rhodes@hawkesley.bdmat.org.uk.




Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Hawkesley Church Primary Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England/Methodist, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
230 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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