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Parent Support Advisor

Berkley Road, Frome, Somerset, BA11 2EF
Selwood Academy
Part Time
Grade 13 (£20,043 - £22,129) pro rata
4th May 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
16th May 2022 09:05 AM
Contract Term
Job ID
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1234761

Parent Support Advisor - to start asap

32 hours 30 minutes per week, Monday to Friday. Term time only, Grade 13 (£20,043 - £22,129) pro rata. Job share or part time applications will be considered, however this will be on a 20 hour and 12 hour 30 minute split

We are seeking to appoint a suitably experienced and innovative Parent Support Advisor with at least 2 years’ experience to support the work of the academy.

The successful candidate would be required to provide parenting support and information whilst understanding the primary rights and responsibilities of parents to raise their children and help them improve their parenting skills, provide information or refer them to an appropriate service of help and advice. You will ensure that families are well supported and assist with improving attendance across the Academy.

• The ideal candidate will have:

o At least 2 years’ experience in the classroom

o A level III in a relevant qualification

o excellent classroom and behaviour management

o experience in delivering interventions

o a commitment to supporting and developing learning programmes for individuals and groups of children

“Selwood is a good school. Pupils at the school are extremely polite and accommodating…. Pupils are enthusiastic in their learning …. There is a real sense of fun at the school …… The range of opportunities provided by the school enhances the quality of pupils’ education” (Ofsted June 2017) and in 2019 the Academy received a section 48 SIAMS inspection in which it was judged as “Excellent.”

We require someone who:

• Can effectively lead the planning and delivery of pupil and parental intervention sessions as and when appropriate

• Supports the Academy’s vision and values

• Displays a clear vision and passion in their role and can motivate those around them.

• Demonstrates excellent interpersonal, organisation and communication skills.

We are able to offer you an energetic and enthusiastic team, an exciting curriculum model and opportunities to develop your role through effective professional support. We are rich and diverse in our extra curriculum activities and constantly seek excellence in all aspects of our school life. A skilled and knowledgeable Pastoral support team. This is a warm, friendly and supportive Academy, which values staff CPD and professional development.

Other opportunities to develop further are available for the right candidate eg forest school, tutor responsibilities etc


Safeguarding Statement:

Selwood Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. In line with Safer Recruitment all our posts require an enhanced criminal background check via the disclosure procedure and are subject to pre-employment checks.  We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.