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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    9 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Scale SO2 - £35,217 to £37,038 (Full time equivalent) per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

Trinity School is looking for an experienced Family Support Lead who will working closely with SEND families, parents and carers of pupils with significant learning difficulties and disabilities attending Trinity School, ensuring that pupils have full access to educational opportunities, overcome barriers to learning and can achieve their full potential in both the home and school setting.

The main activities include:

  • To develop parent / carer networks and work directly with parents / carers to enable them to support their children at home and in the community.
  • To support the well-being of parents and carers by offering opportunities to access support, information or activities - or by signposting them to these within the local community.
  • To provide specific and bespoke training related to evidence-based interventions to parents and carers.
  • The Family Support Lead will work to teach families, who are experiencing difficulties with their child’s behaviour, communication or independence, the key pedagogical strategies used by school. They will work with families in the context of the home to ensure continuity of approach. They may also need to draw on the support and expertise of other colleagues and professionals.

What the school offers its staff

Trinity is an all age, modern, vibrant special school catering for the needs of students who have a wide range of learning difficulties. Many of our pupils have severe, profound and complex learning disabilities.

Further details about the role

Visits to the school are strongly recommended before applying. Please call Human Resources on

020 3435 5958.

All applications should be made on the Trinity School application form available from the school website on https://www.trinityschooldagenham.org.uk/Vacancies-1/ CVs will not be accepted and should not be submitted.

Completed applications must be sent to hradmin@trinity.bardaglea.org.uk

For further details please contact Human Resources on the above email or call 020 3435 5958

Closing date: Friday 9th June 2023, 12 noon

Trinity School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced criminal record check via the DBS will be undertaken for the successful candidate.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and a comprehensive screening process, including a disclosure check will be undertaken on all applicants.

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.

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About Trinity School

School type
Special school, ages 3 to 19
School size
302 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19

Trinity is a very large special school in Barking and Dagenham and we serve the special educational needs of over 290 disabled children and young people. We are an all-through School for pupils aged 3 to 19.

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