7 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    5 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 May 2023

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£27,957 - £32,961

Actual salary

£21,742 - £25,612

What skills and experience we're looking for

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly organised, enthusiastic and professional Family Liaison Officer to work at Southwark Park Primary School.

We are seeking a compassionate and supportive Family Liaison Officer who has a sound understanding of safeguarding to work in this demanding but rewarding role. A key part of the role will be to focus on preventative and early intervention activities to assist in tackling underachievement by working with families, parents, carers and children in school and help them to overcome barriers to learning.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be comfortable working either independently using their own initiative or as part of a team
  • Have good communication skills, with a positive and enthusiastic approach and have the confidence to develop positive relationships to support and challenge hard to reach families
  • Be confident and resilient and have the ability to deal with difficult/sensitive situations and resolve conflict
  • Have an understanding of ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ and associated safeguarding procedures in nurseries / schools
  • Have knowledge of external agencies that can support families with a range of needs
  • Be able to relate to parents when advising and supporting their child
  • Possess excellent organisation, administration, communication and IT skills with the ability to prioritise and manage their workload effectively to secure successful outcomes
  • Report to the Senior Leadership Team and work alongside the office team

What the school offers its staff

We offer a supportive leadership team who are committed to the wellbeing of staff

The school has a clear and structured CPD and appraisal programme for all staff

Ofstead rating - Good

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful applicant.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to rali@southwarkpark.southwark.sch.uk

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If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Southwark Park Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
435 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
020 7394 4000

At Southwark Park we take pride in being a friendly, caring and welcoming community. We believe very strongly that when children leave our school they should be confident, kind and tolerant individuals who have achieved their full potential academically and retain a love of and excitement in learning. We work to ensure that they are beginning to understand their place in society and their responsibility to the wider community. We promote aspiration, tolerance and the celebration of diversity within our local community. Our core values are respect, responsibility and excellence; everyone at Southwark Park understands and lives by these.

Arranging a visit to Southwark Park Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email rali@southwarkpark.southwark.sch.uk.

School location

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