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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    1 November 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    15 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Term time
35 hours a week, 39 weeks a year (term time only + Inset Days)
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Scale 6 (£29,544 - £30,618) pro-rata
Actual salary
£25,413 - £26,337 per annum

Job summary

We wish to appoint a skilled and enthusiastic person to join our Inclusion Team. This is an exciting, challenging and rewarding opportunity to work with families, children and the school to provide early intervention, signposting, support and guidance in times of challenge and stress.

As a Home School Link Officer you will advise and support parents ensuring their children attend school regularly and gain maximum benefits from education. You will also develop and provide knowledge of family services available in the local community and signpost to available support.

We would like a person to join our team who:

• is an excellent communicator and able to develop a good rapport and working relationship with children, parents and a wide range of adults;
• has a commitment to transforming the lives of young people and their families to overcome the social, cultural and economic barriers to learning;
• is able to work both independently and as part of a team;
• has safeguarding experience;
• is self-motivated, enthusiastic, creative and adaptable;
• can remain calm in difficult circumstances;
• can problem solve, use their initiative and work autonomously;
• is able to work their hours flexibly, attending meetings outside of core hours as necessary.

You will have the opportunity to work with a forward thinking school leadership team. We provide a comprehensive and supportive induction programme for all new members of staff. You will also have access to a rich and varied CPD programme within the school and across the Federation.

If you are someone who puts students first, and is prepared to go the extra mile for every one of our students, then we want to hear from you.
To apply please click here.
Closing Date: 9:30am on Monday 1 November 2021

Interviews: Wednesday 3 November 2021

Please note CVs are not accepted.

The Leathersellers’ Federation of schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all employees are required to have an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Appointment will be subject to qualifications, experience checks and satisfactory references.

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 16
Education phase
Primary, Middle, Secondary, 16-19
School size
1222 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16
Contact phone number
020 8690 1114

About Prendergast Ladywell School

Prendergast Ladywell School is part of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools; we believe that all our students can achieve excellence and that they deserve the very best teachers and resources to reach their potential. Our caring environment values achievement and we insist on tolerance and mutual respect.

School location

Manwood Road, London, SE4 1SA

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