Family Support & Engagement Officer

Albion Primary School, London, SE16 7JD

24 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    12 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    28 July 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, KS1, KS2

Working pattern

Contract type



Grade 7 POINT 14 – 21 (£27, 993 - £31, 716 FTE)

Family Support & Engagement Officer job summary

We are offering an exciting opportunity for a Family Support & Engagement Officer to join our fantastic team at Albion Primary School, London. We are seeking applicants who show an ability to work alongside families, offer high levels of emotional literacy and are able to understand and maintain safeguarding boundaries as well as empathise with and support others. You will also be responsible for helping to arrange community events both in and outside the school.

You will support families with attendance, housing, addictions, parental skills and behaviour management. You will work with local organisations to get families and children the right support.

• The successful candidate should be enthusiastic and a knowledgeable Family Support & Engagement Officer, keen to work in partnership with current staff and outside agencies and able to use their initiative.

• We require a motivated, professional and committed Family Support & Engagement Officer to be part of the team to support children and families with attendance, emotional and social skills, well-being and readiness for learning.

• The role is aimed at achieving change through preventative early intervention and working with families with complex needs; sometimes requiring support that is more intensive. You would also be experienced in dealing with safeguarding issues, attending multi-agency meetings and be able to take the lead on school early intervention work.

• The role also includes supporting with chasing referrals, inputting information onto various school systems, answering telephone calls and general admin duties. You will have excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to deal with staff, pupils, parents and visitors tactfully and confidentially.

The work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measure and at Albion we maintain a strong safeguarding culture where pupils are listened to, respected and involved in as many decisions as possible

Applying for the job

Application packs are available to download from this advert, by email or from our website and should be emailed to, Aurelia Redmond, School Business Manager, .

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Supporting documents

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About Albion Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
448 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number

Albion Primary School is a happy, inclusive and creative school where children thrive and where innovation, initiative and creativity are encouraged. It is a popular 2 form entry school located in South-East London, Rotherhithe, next to the River Thames. Our children are exceptional and keen to learn and all members of our school community are valued.
We offer:
• Well behaved children who have a love of learning at our school
• A friendly and supportive team with high morale who all champion children’s well-being
• A very well resources and attractive environment
• Exceptional CPD opportunities through our tailored programme
• A strong ethos of high expectations and challenge for the whole community
• Excellent professional development and career enhancement opportunities
• Excellent induction and a support programme for all staff new to the school
• A chance to work in a diverse, inclusive and vibrant community with excellent transport links
“Albion Primary School provides an outstanding quality of education and serves its local community exceptionally well.” Ofsted 2011

We are community primary school situated in the heart of Rotherhithe with excellent transport links across London including the Jubilee Line at Canada Water and the London Overground at Rotherhithe. The school serves a socially, culturally and ethnically diverse community. We have high expectations of our pupils and want to ensure that we provide the best possible education so that our children achieve both academically and have the opportunity to broaden their knowledge and experience of life.

The school is highly respected in the local community and has built strong relationships with parents, carers and the wider school community. Albion is the first choice of school for many of our families.

Arranging a visit to Albion Primary School

This is an exciting time to join our school. If this role sounds like the job for you and if you would like any more information, please do not hesitate to contact Aurelia Redmond, our School Business Manager – , or arrange an informal telephone conversation (02072373738) ahead of making your application.

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