This job expired on 20 June 2024

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 June 2024

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  • Pastoral, health and welfare

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Part time

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Full-time equivalent salary


Family Support Worker job summary

Family Support Worker – Tidcombe Primary School


Contract: Permanent

Hours: 17.5 hours per week

Term Time: 38 weeks per annum

Salary: STC Grade 4, SCP 10 – 13 Actual Salary £10,172 (FTE £25,545)

Start Date: 3rd September 2024

Closing Date: 12pm on Thursday 20th June 2024

Interview Date: Wednesday 26th June 2024


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.

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.

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

To Appy to this role please click the 'Apply Now' button at the top of this advert.

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
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School size
196 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

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