Pupil and Family Support Worker – Phillipstown Primary School/ Fochriw Primary School/ Bryn Awel Primary School
Start date: September 2019 (Pending pre-employment and safeguarding checks)
Contract: Part time (32.5 hours), Term time only and Fixed Term until 31st August 2020 due to PDG Funding.
Salary: NJC Grade 6
Phillipstown Primary /Fochriw/Bryn Awel Primary Schools are situated in the Rhymney Valley. The schools are within easy travelling distance of Cardiff, Newport and the Heads of the Valley.
We are looking to appoint a highly committed and enthusiastic practitioner who will:
Establish and maintain constructive relationships with parent/carers, exchanging information, facilitating their support for their child’s attendance, access and learning and supporting home to school and community links.
Set up and run drop in / group sessions where appropriate for parents / carers to share common concerns / discuss issues.
Be a highly effective communicator.
Be highly motivated and hold equally high expectations of our children's achievements, their behaviour and skill development.
Be able to effectively work together as a member of our strong school team and contribute fully to the life of the school.
Establish and maintain positive relationships with our parents and carers, members of our Governing Body and our wider community.
Work outside of ‘normal’ school hours.
Be committed to promoting safeguarding and well-being of children.
We can offer you:
A welcoming, caring school with a positive ethos, where pupils feel safe and achieve well.
A well-resourced school.
Engaging pupils who are fun to be with and are motivated by enjoyable learning experiences.
A positive learning environment where everyone is valued.
A supportive Governing Body.
Excellent opportunities for CPD.
All employees appointed to the school are expected to play a full role in helping to drive the schools further along the road in their continuous quest for the highest of standards, academically and developing pupils’ well-being including socially, emotionally and adopting healthy lifestyles.
We are legally obliged to ask you to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. If you are invited to interview, you will be asked to provide appropriate documents such as your full birth certificate/passport/work permit in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on all applicants. We have a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced CRB clearance will be applied for and required for this position. Our recruitment policies, procedures and practices enable all applicants to be considered on merit and ability to do the job. We will make reasonable adjustments in line with the Disability and Discrimination Act for disabled applicants if these are needed.
Phillipstown Primary School 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.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.