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Family Liaison Officer - Term Time

Manor Community Primary School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-3915-208S
  • Posted:04/07/2022
  • Pay:KR 5
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:17/07/2022 at 23:00
  • Interviews:tbc


Are you passionate about enabling children to maximise their potential in their academic, social and personal achievements? If so, join us at Manor Community Primary School where relationships with parents and our wider community is at its heart - we are looking to appoint a Family Liaison Officer to work within our inclusive and supportive team.

The Opportunity

This an exciting opportunity for someone who is dedicated to ensuring the best outcomes for all children, and is committed to safeguarding. The role will involve working alongside the Family Support Manager to provide holistic support for children and families, as well as promoting engagement with the school community and breaking down any barriers. This will, in turn, raise school attendance, enhance children’s social and emotional development and maximise their opportunities to learn regardless of backgrounds and family circumstances. 

The successful applicant will be contracted to work 37 hours per week, term time only (including 5 inset days).

FTE Salary range: KR5.  Please note that the salary will be pro-rated in line with working term time plus inset days only. 

We are looking for a colleague who has:

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and planning skills
  • Excellent ability to work as part of a team
  • Experiences of using problem solving techniques and approaches when working with families
  • Proven abilities to deal with difficult/sensitive situations
  • Ability to demonstrate a child centred approach


  • Experience of working with attendance in schools
  • Experience of working as a DSL

As part of Manor Community Primary School, you will join a community of staff dedicated to ensuring the best opportunities for all children. With regular CPD available, there will be ever growing opportunities to develop your personal skills and career.

If you are interested in this post, please apply through the Kent Teach website.  Should you have any questions, please email our HR team on hr@cygnus.org.uk.

Information about the school

Cygnus Academies Trust is dedicated to giving all children the advantage throughout these important early stages of their educational journey. Manor Community Primary School is a very successful, over subscribed school and gives a commitment to all of our children and families to offer them the best life chances possible.

Our many innovative teaching approaches and family atmosphere will give children opportunities without parallel in moving forward in education and into the world of employment or vocation.

Our staff are committed to safeguarding and promoting the care and welfare of children and expects all staff to uphold these principals.

All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure Application.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Jenny Baker
  • Address:Keary Road, Dartford, Kent , DA10 0BU
  • Telephone: 01322 383314
  • Email: hr@cygnus.org.uk


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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).