Home School Link Worker

Thomas Knyvett College, Ashford, Surrey, TW15 3DU

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    30 June 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    24 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover (approx 12 months)

Annual or full time equivalent salary

£27,991 - £30,510 FTE

Actual salary

£23,963 - £26,120pa pro-rata

Home School Link Worker job summary


We Are Happy To Receive A CV And Supporting Statement In The First Instance To Be Considered Before A Full Application Is Made. Please Email This To hr@yhpt.org.uk with Details Of The Role In The Title So Our HR Team Can Action Accordingly.

We Have An Exciting Opportunity For A Home School Link Worker To Join The Team At The Thomas Knyvett College. This Role Supports Teachers And The Senior Leadership Team.

Working Pattern: 8.20am To 4.08pm With A 40 Minute Lunch Break.

Candidates should possess excellent interpersonal skills and listening skills with a commitment to helping. The postholder will help to improve the life outcomes and opportunities for school-aged children and their families by providing a range of family support interventions and activities.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 3 GCSEs at Grade C or above (Including English and Maths), or equivalent, or able to evidence ability at an equivalent level.

Thomas Knyvett College is a successful, over-subscribed school. We have made rapid and sustained progress over the last five years. However, we are not complacent and seek to ensure that the next five years are as productive as possible. As an exceptional learning community, we have developed our vision and we are as ambitious as ever for our students and staff. We see the College as the central resource for learning and support in the local community and continue to strive for excellence in all we do. Ashford train station is very close to the school allowing for easy travel for London or Surrey.

What Ofsted said:
“Staff use their extensive knowledge of every pupil to provide the best support possible for each of them to develop their learning and understanding”. Inspectors praised the ‘warm and respectful’ relationships and highlighted that ‘pupils behave very well’ and ‘there is a strong sense of everyone working together to fulfil the school motto of ‘bringing out the best’.

THPT can offer:
• An opportunity to be part of a dynamic and developing organisation
• Excellent benefit package to include Cycle to Work, Sainsbury’s Loyalty Discount and access to discount schemes
• Fantastic Local Government Pension Scheme, including generous employer contributions
• Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty and Service Awards

If you have any questions about the role or the application process please contact the THPT Recruitment Team by email at hr@thpt.org.uk

Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

The Howard Partnership Trust is school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

Our Vision is to excel at ‘bringing out the best’ in young people of all abilities and aptitudes, and so increase their life chances for their future success and fulfilment.

Interviews may take place prior to the closing date by mutual agreement.

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About Thomas Knyvett College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
733 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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