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  • Start date details

    1st September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£28,838.00 - £30,873.00 Annually (FTE) This role is for 39 weeks a year, Monday to Friday, working 37 hours a week. Actual Salary: £24,587 to £26,322

Family Liaison Officer (FLO) job summary

Join us in creating communities where everyone belongs, and embark on a journey of personal and professional growth through continuous learning and development by joining our dynamic team as a Family Liaison Officer, where you'll play a pivotal role in enhancing the lives of pupils and their families.
As an integral part of our team, you'll foster positive relationships between school, pupils, and families, facilitating improved outcomes and opportunities. Your responsibilities include delivering targeted family support to enhance social, emotional development, health, and wellbeing, while ensuring the inclusion of all pupils in school life.
From initiating contact with parents/carers to providing one-to-one support and facilitating workshops, you'll be instrumental in building a supportive community aligned with our school's ethos and values.
Who are we looking for?

You will ideally have a proven ability to work with children and their families, providing early intervention, support, and guidance to promote pupil well-being, increase engagement with the school, and improve learning outcomes, especially within families affected by personal or domestic issues.
You will:

  • Be approachable and confident when dealing with pupils, staff and parents.
  • Have a passion for child welfare and a compassionate, respectful, and caring approach.
  • Have experience working with vulnerable pupils and their families.
  • Be proactive and self-motivated and take ownership of tasks.
  • Be flexible, highly efficient, and organised with a collaborative mindset.
  • Be committed to continuous professional development.

This role is for 39 weeks a year, Monday to Friday, working 37 hours a week.

You are paid for 23 annual leave days and bank holidays on top of that. (Please note this entitlement is pro rata to your working weeks and hours.)

If you would like more information or an informal chat about the role, please get in touch with the school.

Safer Recruitment, Inclusive and Diversity

The Primary First Trust is committed to safeguarding, Prevent and the welfare of pupils and this post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Clearance, health clearance, social media checks, a probationary period and satisfactory references.

The Trust is striving to be an inclusive and diverse organisation where everyone feels able to be themselves and experiences a strong sense of belonging.

The Trust wholeheartedly supports the principle of equality and diversity in employment. It opposes all forms of unfair or unlawful discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sex. We encourage and support the recruitment, retention, and career development of people from ethnic, cultural, and social backgrounds from as wide a range as possible, and we seek to develop a community of staff that accurately represents society as a whole. All applications for employment with the Trust will be considered against the criteria outlined in the person specification for the position advertised.

No agencies, please. We will contact you if we need support on recruitment.

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.

This job post has expired.

About Lessness Heath Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
639 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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