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Home School Support Worker - Term Time

Inspire Partnership Academy Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F78-21-S
  • Posted:24/06/2022
  • Pay:NJC C1 points 6 - 19 £20,043 - £25,927 FTE
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:07/07/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:w/c 11th July 2022

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Hours:                             37 hours per week 8:00AM – 4.30PM Term time only + 1 week

Salary:                             NJC Scale C1 (SCP 6-19) 

                                        £20,043 - £25,927 FTE

                                        Pro-rata to £17,166 - £22,204

Start date:                        September 2022

Closing date:                   Thursday 7th July 2022

Interviews:                       w/c Monday 11th July 2022


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and professional Home School Support Worker to join us as soon as possible. This is a key school role at the heart of working with our students and their families to develop home/school partnerships, remove barriers to learning and promote positive attitudes towards school and education.

It is a demanding yet rewarding role and requires someone with the right knowledge, skills and experience, together with an engaging personality and the confidence and ability to motivate and quickly gain the respect of others.

You will work in partnership to support in providing innovative and challenging learning opportunities to ensure that all children reach their potential; have as a strong belief in inclusion and the right for each child to be successful whatever their needs and abilities. 

The successful candidate will:-

  • be sensitive, caring and determined to make a difference
  • be comfortable working independently using their own initiative or as part of a team
  • have excellent interpersonal skills to both support and challenge families
  • have the confidence and resilience to tackle persistent absenteeism with rigour to ensure excellent attendance of students across the school
  • have the skills and confidence to develop positive relationships with as well as challenge hard to reach families
  • be able to encourage identified students and/or families to enter into a mutually-beneficial partnership with the school, using a range of strategies to address barriers to learning
  • ideally have recent and successful experience of working with hard to reach families and other agencies
  • be able to build up a body of good practice which can be shared with others
  • possess excellent organisation, administration, communication and IT skills


To learn more about us, please visit:  https://www.elaine.medway.sch.uk/

Visits to the school are welcomed.  To arrange a visit please contact the school office on, 01634 294817.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS check will be sought from the successful candidate.

Information about the trust

Inspire Partnership Academy Trust is an ambitious multi academy trust of nine primary schools situated in Greenwich, Medway and Croydon serving diverse, aspirant communities of learners. Our aim is to transform the lives of children and we believe the best way to achieve this is through relationships and collaboration. We celebrate the diversity and uniqueness of our schools but believe together, we are stronger.

Job Contact Information

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  • Address:Medway Hub Office,
    Elaine Avenue,
    ME2 2YN
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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).