This job expired on 20 June 2024

  • Job start date

    3 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Pastoral, health and welfare

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 17.5 hour per week

Contract type


Pay scale

SC4 SCP 10-13

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are recruiting a Family Support Worker to support the emotional and social wellbeing of our pupils. We are looking for someone who can build trusting relationships with both parents and pupils to help engage them with their education. You will be part of a team that supports our most vulnerable pupils both in and out of the classroom. You will work closely with teachers to oversee academic progress, monitor behaviour and attendance and help pupils with particular challenges that create barriers to their learning and wellbeing.

The successful applicant will have experience working with families, vulnerable people or children, supporting them with social, emotional, and mental health needs. A knowledge and understanding of local resources and community and statutory services, including Mental Health Teams, Social Services, Health, CAMHS, and school and voluntary services would be useful.

What the school offers its staff

Tidcombe Primary School boasts a ‘good’ Ofsted rating. It is dedicated to embracing the arts and physical education, to deliver a rich curriculum entwined with day trips, sports and a wide range of extra-curricular activities. Their values of empathy, aspiration, resilience, confidence and enquiry are embedded into the culture of the school, and they are well regarded within the community.

Further details about the role

To arrange a tour of the school please call the school on 01884 252973.

Please visit the below link for information on how to apply:


If you have any issues applying for this role, please contact HR via hr@stcmat.org

Applications need to be completed by 12pm on Thursday 20th June 2024. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 26th June 2024.

Please note it is our process to apply for references for shortlisted applicants and to complete online searches in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance, for all shortlisted applicants. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS Disclosure is required for this post.

Please visit the below website for our Trust policies and our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy:


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 Tidcombe Primary School

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

Arranging a visit to Tidcombe Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@stcmat.org.

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