The First Federation Trust, a multi academy trust of 20 primary schools across Devon, West Dorset and Plymouth is looking to recruit an enthusiastic, and highly organised Family Support Advisor to join our dedicated team to support a selection of schools in our Trust. The successful candidate will based in either our Plymouth office or Newton Abbot office and will be required to travel to schools across south and mid Devon. We will consider applications for 2 part-time positions.
The successful candidate will work with schools to provide the best possible
education for all and remove barriers to learning through supporting vulnerable
children throughout the schools so they can flourish. They will signpost and help coordinate the necessary multi agency approach to support and protect children and their families throughout the appropriate safeguarding responses. They will empower parents to help raise their child’s levels of attainment and achievement and ensure that parent-school relationships
are as strong as possible, so children come to school ‘ready to learn.’
The successful candidate :
seek ways to remove barriers to learning through supporting vulnerable children
and their families throughout the schools.
Is confident signposting
and coordinating the necessary multi-agency support to enable parents to help
raise their child’s levels of attainment and achievement.
leading multi-agency meetings and is familiar with Rights For Children.
delivering safeguarding training to colleagues.
Is skilled at
developing relationships with children, parents and staff at all levels and is an
advocate for the relational approach.
Is skilled at
delivering interventions with children.
effectively with the school team to improve attendance.
Is not phased by
the daily challenge and variety that a busy primary school can present.
We can offer the candidate:
A warm and
welcoming working environment.
An exciting and
innovative Trust that will inspire and allow you to reach your full potential.
support and ongoing professional development
Cycle to work
Opportunity to join the local government pension scheme
We are committed to
safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and
expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This role requires an enhanced
DBS disclosure. Our Child Protection policy can be found on the school's website. All shortlisted applicants will be subject to an online search.
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