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Support Worker and Community Hive Manager - Term Time

Folkestone Academy, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-4020-490S
  • Posted:05/07/2022
  • Pay:AR07 £22,845 (£19,778 pro rata)
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:26/07/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To Be Confirmed

Advert

We are looking to appoint a passionate, well organised and motivated individual to become our Family Support Worker and join our Folkestone Academy staff team.

You will provide vital support to our families as part of the school's Inclusion team.

Experience of working with children and families is essential.

Other duties would include:

  • organising a wide variety of activities for children and their families
  • liaising with staff members regarding children and their families where necessary
  • encouraging good home / school communication
  • supporting parents to attend meetings and appointments
  • child protection
  • attend relevant training and development as identified by the school and through appraisal
  • Opening and managing our community Hive

 

The successful candidate will:

  • Contribute towards the Academy's and Trust's vision and ethos
  • Enjoy completing their work in a professional and positive manner, relish solving problems and take pride in helping people
  • Have a genuine passion and belief to improve the life chances of our pupils
  • Have strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrate honesty and integrity
  • Be highly motivated and have a flexible approach towards work and working hours
  • Have knowledge of and experience of how libraries work: their system, their organisation and the vital role they play in secondary schools is desirable.

In return we will offer you:

  • A professional, hardworking and supportive team of staff
  • Enthusiastic students who are willing to learn and are proud of their learning environment
  • The opportunity to develop in a supported and structured environment
  • Opportunities for further promotion within the school and across the Trust

For our ethos and values, please see our website www.turnerschools.com

Term Time only + 2 additional weeks to include INSET days

Fixed Term Position until August 2023

37 hours per week

We reserve the right to close the advert early if a suitable candidate is found.

Information about the school

At Folkestone Academy we foster an environment where students value their education and enjoy their learning and feel inspired to develop their true passions. We offer traditional academic subjects alongside creative arts, sports and a vibrant extra-curricular. We want our pupils to find their talents and be the best they can be.

We believe our purpose is to provide the young people we serve with a powerful education. This education will foster ambitious students who have the confidence to succeed academically and to go on to live fulfilled, successful lives.

We believe that a knowledge-led curriculum delivered by research-engaged, dedicated practitioners is the catalyst necessary to achieve this purpose. Essential to this purpose is our shared commitment to our values.

Folkestone Academy is part of Turner Schools, which is committed to giving a powerful education to local families through schools where children thrive and knowledge matters. Turner Schools is committed to ensuring success without selection for our pupils and students by teaching them the core knowledge and life skills they need to thrive in the modern world. Turner Schools is committed to leading schools where children thrive and knowledge matters. Our mission is to set a new standard in non-selective education, empowering our pupils and students with cultural capital. In this way we will contribute to the regeneration of the region; we call this mission ‘sea-change’.

Our schools include: Folkestone Academy; Folkestone Primary; Morehall Primary; Martello Primary; and Turner Free School.

Turner Schools is committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. It expects all staff and volunteers to share this same commitment. Any appointment is subject to satisfactory recruitment checks, including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Two references are required prior to commencement of employment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Caroline Dominguez
  • Address:Academy Lane, Folkestone, Kent, CT19 5FP
  • Telephone: 01303 842433
  • Email: hr@turnerschools.com

Documents

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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).