We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Home School Link Worker to support pupils and their families at Furzefield Primary School. You will need to be patient and calm, with a consistent and positive approach, and will need to be able to communicate well and work alongside local agencies, such as the inclusion officers, health workers and social workers. You will need to be a flexible team player with a sense of humour and an optimistic outlook. Although not essential, experience of working with SEND children would be an advantage.
Furzefield is a vibrant community school set in beautiful grounds in Merstham, Surrey, providing education for pupils aged 3-11 years and in November 2017 had its Good school status endorsed again by Ofsted. We offer a creative and rich curriculum that promotes learning outside the classroom, including Forest School. Staff are friendly and supportive, our classrooms are well resourced and our pupils are well behaved and eager to learn. We have approximately 480 pupils on roll, a Nursery School, a Family Centre and a Specialist Resource Centre for 14 pupils.
Furzefield Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such this post is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check and pre-employment checks.
The hours are 35 per week, term time only (39 weeks per year). Ideally these hours will be 8-4pm or 8.30-4.30pm with an hour for lunch. Start date is ideally 27 June 2022 but can be flexible for the right candidate.
Surrey Pay Range, Scale 7: £27,991 - £30,510 (pro rata’d to £23,411 - £25,518).
Closing date: 10am, Monday 6th June 2022
Interviews: Thursday 9th June 2022
Furzefield Primary Community School is an equal opportunities employer who is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We fully expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and pre-employment checks.