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  • Job start date

    4 November 2024

  • Closing date

    30 November 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - Contract: Permanent Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday (could be flexible) 45-minute unpaid lunch break. 39 weeks per year, term-time only Salary Range: Level 6 SCP 19 - 22 (£29,777.00 - £31,364.00 FTE) Closing Date: Midday 30th November 2023 Interviews: W/C 4th December 2023 Start Date: ASAP

Contract type


Pay scale

Level 6 SCP 19 - 22

What skills and experience we're looking for

We have an excellent opportunity for a Family Liaison Officer to join us at Winhills Primary Academy.

As the Family Liaison Officer, you will follow-up on absence with students, families and staff as appropriate, in order to improve attendance, communicating effectively and building relationships with hard to reach families. You will ensure all attendance is accurately recorded to meet the government and school's targets.

As the Family Liaison Officer, you will work alongside key school staff liaising with families to ensure pupil needs are met or being a welcoming face to children and families new to our school.

Key duties are to:

  • Undertake the role of Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • To act as a contact for existing families and prospective families joining the school
  • Working the Office team to deliver all home-school communications
  • Work with families to decrease barriers to school attendance
  • Work alongside other agencies to safeguard families
  • Support children on a 1:1 and group basis
  • Signpost families to available support
  • A love of children and determination to provide the best care
  • A solid knowledge and practice of pastoral support
  • A commitment to inclusion and working with parents and the community
  • Clear thinking and good at organising systems

This is a key post within the school, which requires diplomacy and sensitivity, as well as dedication and a highly efficient, organised and responsible approach. We recognise and value continued professional development and as such, training opportunities will be made available to you throughout your career with us.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • Enthusiastic children, with a passion for learning and parents who enjoy participating in school life
  • A caring and supportive ethos where staff and children’s well-being are a high priority
  • Dedicated, experienced, and welcoming staff
  • A sense of fun and enjoyment in an environment where colleagues all work together and support each other
  • Opportunities for high quality professional development

The Winhills Primary Academy is part of the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust, a charitable multi-academy trust (MAT) specialising in the Primary sector.   We are building a thriving community of schools that succeed on behalf of their children.  The Family of Academies within the Trust currently incorporates 14 schools. As such, joining our MAT means joining an organisation with an array of developmental and career opportunities


The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust consists of fifteen schools, across Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and North Hertfordshire who work closely together to provide the best possible learning experience for our learners. St Neots is a market town with good facilities, within easy reach of Cambridge and Stevenage and with excellent transport links to London.

Application forms together with a job description are available to download from our school website at https://diamondlearningtrust.com/career-opportunities/

Application forms with covering letter should be sent to HR@diamondlearningtrust.com or posted to Head of HR to:

Winhills Primary Academy

Off Duck Lane

St Neots


PE19 2DX

The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to have two satisfactory references and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check.

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About Winhills Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
269 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01480 277501

Arranging a visit to Winhills Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email HR@diamondlearningpartnership.com.

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