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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    22 November 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    18 August 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£20,082.00 - £22,403.00 Annually (Actual) Grade D. 37 hours per week, 40 weeks per year

Family Support Advisor and Safeguarding Officer job summary

Family Support Advisor and Safeguarding Officer

Mayflower Community Academy is currently seeking to recruit a Family Support Advisor and Safeguarding Officer to support the overall Academy Improvement Plan and priorities by supporting parents to engage and thrive in an academic environment.  You will also be responsible for ensuring that families are best able to support their children’s learning and that pupils are kept safe and agencies are liaised with to ensure families remain safeguarded.


Candidates should:

·        Have proven ability to work within established school procedures, policies and approved methods

·        Awareness of and compliance with, policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection

·        Interpersonal and communication skills to establish contact and build relationships with parents, carers and families, establish useful links with local groups, agencies and organisations that work with families and provide advice or guidance to parents on parenting / child issues

·        Ability to pass on clear, concise and factual information without bias through emotional stresses or strains

·        IT literate and confident in word processing

·        Sound working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

·        Have knowledge and experience of local and national safeguarding and child protection procedures

·        Numeracy/Literacy skills equivalent to GCSE in English and Mathematics - GCSE (Grade A-C)

·        Knowledge and / or relevant experience of:

o   The educational support needs of parents and families

o   School based ethos and culture for inclusion


How to apply

If you believe you can demonstrate the dedication, skills and passion required, we look forward to receiving your application.  Please visit www.learningat.uk/join-us/vacancies/ to complete an application form . 

Please note, the closing date is for guidance only. Successful applicants will be invited to interview at the earliest available opportunity. Learning Academies Trust reserves the right to close the vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.

To request a tour of the school, or discuss the role in anyway please contact the school: 01752 365730 or email hr@learningat.uk

With 18 individual primary schools, the Learning Academies Trust is the largest primary school trust in Plymouth and the first education employer in Plymouth to achieve the Livewell Southwest Wellbeing at Work Bronze Award. The Trust is committed to supporting the wellbeing of all staff and is proud to work closely with official bodies to ensure we have a holistic approach to staff wellbeing.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out; references will be sought for all shortlisted candidates and all shortlisted candidates will be requested to complete a questionnaire about any convictions or adult cautions that are unspent.  Guidance will be given to those shortlisted. Appointment is subject to an Enhanced DBS.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out; references will be sought for all shortlisted candidates and all shortlisted candidates will be requested to complete a questionnaire about any convictions or adult cautions that are unspent. Guidance will be given to those shortlisted. Appointment is subject to an Enhanced DBS.

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About Mayflower Academy

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

School location

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