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Family Liaison Officer - Term Time

Bromstone Primary School, Broadstairs

  • Ref:KCC886-2603-106S
  • Posted:19/05/2022
  • Pay:KR6
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:10/06/2022 at 17:00
  • Interviews:w/c 20th June 2022


Bromstone has an exciting opportunity for a dedicated, self-motivated and compassionate Family Liaison Officer.  This is a key role to ensure positive links between home and school, promote good attendance and to develop the home school partnership to improve learning outcomes for pupils. You will be actively involved in developing the partnership between home and school by supporting and signposting parents, helping them to overcome difficulties by providing them with strategies on how to deal with issues relating to their own children.

Previous experience of working with families and liaising with outside agencies including Social Services and Early Help would be advantageous.  Experience of driving a school minibus or willingness to learn would be preferable.  The role will also involve working with the Attendance Officer supporting parents/carers to identify why children are not achieving good attendance and punctuality and assist in the implementation of measures to address this.

The ideal candidate will need to be organised and able to work independently.  You will have good communication skills, be approachable, compassionate and be able to demonstrate strong emotional intelligence and the passion to make a difference to the lives of the children at our school.  In exchange we can offer you happy, enthusiastic and well-behaved children and a supportive staff team who are passionate about Bromstone and its ethos; Dream Believe Achieve.

The post will be for 30 hours per week, term-time only. 


Information about the school

Bromstone is a Co-operative Foundation Primary School which believes strongly in the Co-operative ethos. As part of Thanet Endeavour Learning Trust we work in very close partnership with St Mildred’s Infant School with whom we are federated, and with Garlinge and Parkside Primary Schools. We share our Executive Headteacher with Garlinge, St Mildred’s and Parkside Schools.

Bromstone has a well-developed creative curriculum, which provides our children with exciting opportunities for learning, both in the classroom and in the wider environment. We place high value on the Arts and outdoor learning; we have an established Forest School in our grounds. Our staff are friendly, enthusiastic and very committed to providing the best education we can for our pupils. We are passionate about Bromstone and its ethos; Dream, Believe, Achieve.

All posts at Bromstone Primary School are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. It is an offence to apply for the role if an applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

Bromstone is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) with barred list check is required for all successful applicants. We will carry out an online search for all shortlisted candidates.

Please note that we will only accept applications made electronically through this site. Applicants will always require the relevant child safeguarding checks to be successful.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:James Williams - Executive Headteacher
  • Address:Rumfields Road, Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 2PW
  • Telephone: (01843) 867010
  • Email: office@bromstone.kent.sch.uk


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.