With immediate effect, we are looking to appoint a Parent
Support Advisor to join our
fantastic support staff team. This is a new role within the school this academic year. As a Parent
Support Adviser you will work closely with pupils, staff members, parents and
external agencies. You will assist
Main Duties include:
- To assist in tackling underachievement by working in partnership
with families, parents, carers, and pupils in a school context to enable
pupils, particularly the most disadvantaged, to have full access to
educational opportunities and overcome barriers to learning and
- To work directly with parents, empowering them and their families
to get the most out of educational opportunities available.
- To be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of
children and young people with the school and support preventative and
early intervention activities.
The ideal candidate will:
a relevant degree or a minimum level 3 qualification.
experience of supporting children and families within the field of educational,
social services/welfare or the voluntary sector.
- Work with a wide range of parents/families in a
variety of situations.
- Be professional and know how to manage delicate
excellent communication and report writing skills
- Be pro-active and want to get things done
- Address pupil underachievement by working in
partnership with parent’s carers and children.
- Can provide training and opportunities to get
parents fully involved in school life
Primary is a welcoming, happy and successful school in Northolt. We offer a
supportive environment for both staff and pupils.
Ofsted October 2022 reported
that Greenwood is a GOOD school. The report states,
including those at the start of their careers, are overwhelmingly positive
about leaders’ care and consideration towards their workload and well-being.
They feel valued and trusted, and appreciate the opportunities provided to
help them develop further in their careers.”
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicants will require an Enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.
In line with KCSIE 2022 and safer recruitment practices, the school will conduct an online search for all shortlisted candidates. The online search is part of our safeguarding checks and the search is purely about a candidate’s suitability to work with children.
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