6 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    27 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£25,127.00 - £28,850.00 Annually (FTE) KR6-KR7

Family Support Manager job summary

Post Title: Family Support Manager

School: The Brent

Contract Type: Permanent

Contract Hours: 37 hours

Working Pattern: Monday – Friday, full time

Grade: KR6 – KR7 Depending on experience.

Salary: KR6 £25,127- KR7 - £28,850

Position Start Date: September 2024

Advert Closing Date (We reserve the right to close adverts earlier than the closing date): 26th July 2024

Interview Date: TBC

We are seeking to appoint a Family Suport Manager to work at The Brent Primary School. You will be required to work in consultation with the Headteacher, SENCo and outside agencies to provide support in addressing the needs of pupils and families who may be vulnerable, demotivated, or disengaged in overcoming a range of barriers to learning. This support will include working individually and with small groups of pupils, parents, and with other professionals/agencies.

You support the active engagement of parents/carers in their child’s learning, wellbeing, and development, through establishing and promoting a positive and effective working partnership between parents/carers with the school, and other agencies, with the shared goal of improving outcomes.

With a great reputation in the community, The Brent Primary School prides itself on providing the best possible education for the pupils in its care.

Visits to the school are positively encouraged. To arrange a visit or for further information, please contact our Business Manager Sarah Fordham on 01322 223943 or email office@brent.kent.sch.uk

Cygnus Academies Trust

The Brent is part of Cygnus Academies Trust who are a group of friendly, like-minded schools, working together in the best interest of all our children. Driven by a desire to collaborate at every level, with an emphasis on staff development and opportunities for all. Cygnus Academies Trust schools really are a fantastic place to work and learn.

Our approach is to allow all schools to retain and celebrate their uniqueness. While ensuring; great teaching and learning, strong leadership and management, effective local governance, curriculum expertise, visionary business and financial management.

For further information about the Trust, please visit www.cygnus.org.uk

  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • 27 days Annual Leave (rising to 29 after 5 years’ service) plus bank holiday entitlement (pro-rata for part-time)
  • Employee support services.
  • Effective CPD opportunities
  • Collaborative working with other schools
  • Excellent ICT facilities
  • Opportunities for flexible working

Safer Recruitment

Cygnus Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. In line with Safer Recruitment guidelines, CVs will not be accepted, and you are required to complete the application in full giving details of all employment, training and gaps in employment. Cygnus Academies Trust reserves the right to reject incomplete application forms and any consistencies or anomalies will be explored at, or prior to, interview. Any offer of employment is subject to pre-employment checks including a satisfactory ‘Enhanced with Barred List Check’ through the Disclosure and Barring Service. We will require two satisfactory references; one of which must be your line manager in your present or most recent employment. References will be requested prior to interview so please ensure that your referees are available to provide a reference.

Equal Opportunities

Cygnus Academies Trust is an equal opportunities employer committed to diversity and inclusion who welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. All people who work and study at our Trust have the right to be respected and valued within a safe and secure environment and not to be discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage & civil partnership, pregnancy & maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Additional Information:

  • References will be requested for shortlisted applicants prior to interview.
  • Shortlisted applicants will be required to complete and return a Self-Disclosure form prior to interview.
  • Online Searches will be carried out on shortlisted applicants prior to interview. Any concerns will be discussed with candidates at interview.
  • Further vetting checks including an enhanced DBS, incorporating a check of the Children’s Barred List, will be undertaken on provisional offer.
  • The Child Protection Policy can be found on the school website.
  • The Employment of Ex-Offenders Policy can be found on the Trust website

This post is a customer-facing position and falls within the scope of the Code of Practice on English Language Requirement for Public Sector Workers. The school has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the JD/Person Specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

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)
medical
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 The Brent Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
642 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

At The Brent Primary School, we strive to ensure that our children receive the very best education that we can deliver. Our core purpose is to enable all pupils to excel in their academic, social and personal achievement. We achieve this through creating a safe, stimulating, supportive and inclusive environment where the health, safety and well-being of all members of our community are at the heart of everything we do.

At our school, we promote a passion for life-long learning through an engaging curriculum that develops independent learners. We develop citizens who will take their place confidently within a rapidly changing world at local, national and global levels. Respect for self and respect for others underpins all aspects of school life. We believe every child is entitled to enjoy his or her childhood. As a consequence, The Brent will always be a friendly and welcoming place, where laughter is often heard and definitely encouraged.

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