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  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 8 SCP 24 - SCP27 (FTE £33024 - £35745) Actual starting salary £27798 based on FTE of £33024 based on 35 hours a week, Term Time plus 10 days

Family Support Worker with Designated Safeguarding Lead job summary

Cherry Tree Academy is on an exciting school improvement journey with all stakeholders firmly committed to providing high-quality education for all pupils. We seek to ensure that every pupil achieves their full potential and develops a sense of belonging to our school community and family of schools. We are looking to appoint a skilled Family Support Worker who are able to oversee the safeguarding of our pupils and work closely with our pupils, their families and our staff team.

Waterton Academy Trust is a forward thinking Multi Academy Trust of 13 partner schools, serving the Wakefield and Barnsley districts.

We are looking for a Family Support Worker who:

Can inspire and motivate children to achieve their full potential

Be able to create a motivating and safe learning environment for all pupils

Are fair and constant and able to manage behaviour to good effect

Have high expectations of themselves and others

Are willing contribute fully to school life and have the drive and determination to contribute to whole school developments

Are committed to ongoing professional development

Have great interpersonal skills and are able to work well as part of a team

Have good communication skills with children, colleagues, parents, visitors and external agencies

Are not afraid to roll their sleeves up and work hard

Be able to lead and manage your own work effectively

Be able to motivate pupils and raise their aspirations through a range of strategies

A health and wellbeing package

In return we can offer:

The support and expertise of the school’s leadership team and wider Trust School Improvement Team

A modern, bright and spacious learning environment (recently developed and refurbished)

The opportunity to work alongside colleagues who are wholeheartedly dedicated to the pupils and community they serve

A commitment to support your continued professional development through a network of experienced professionals across the Waterton family of schools

The opportunity to contribute widely to school improvement

A health and wellbeing package

Commitment to safeguarding

Waterton Academy Trust is committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Safer recruitment processes are followed which all applicants will be subject to. An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful candidate and two satisfactory references. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to provide details of any unspent convictions and those that would not be filtered, prior to interview.
The Trust is committed in ensuring that all employees and applicants are treated equally and fairly.

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About Cherry Tree Academy

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

School location

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