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Parent Support Advisor - Part-time

Chilmington Green Primary School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-2093-59S
  • Posted:27/09/2022
  • Pay:KR5 FTE £20,595 - £21,693 paid pro rata
  • Start Date:ASAP - subject to DBS
  • App Close Date:04/10/2022 at 10:00
  • Interviews:W/B 10 October subject to references


Chilmington Green Primary School have a vacancy for a part time Parent Support Advisor (3 days per week - Mon, Weds, Fri)

The Parent Suport Advisor is an integral role in our school and as a ‘front of house role’, will work as part of the front office and in collaboration with other staff members. The PSA forms an integral part of the school team, one in which you can make a real difference to the lives of our children and families. We are looking for someone flexible, with a 'can-do' attitude and a willingness to 'pitch-in', going above and beyond when necessary to support both our children and families as well as colleagues. 

The successful candidate will require relevant experience of working with families, including parents, pupils, professionals and agencies. It would be desirable to have knowledge of inter-agency provisions to support schools and families. The candidate should be able to work in a collaborative way, with the Head teacher and and other school staff, to manage the diverse needs of pupils and families.

We are looking for a candidate who has exceptional inter-personal skills, communications skills and an understanding of the needs or children and young people. We need someone diligent, organised and efficient as it is essential that an effective record keeping system is maintained and accurate records are kept. Training will be provided to support where required. The successful candidate will also be open to supporting the wider Ashford hub.

The role is:

  • 22.5 hours per week across 3 days
  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Please note these days may be subject to change in the future based on the needs of the school.
  • Term time only working, plus 5 staff development days across the year.
  • Pro-rata KR5 salary - approximately £10,819.77 per year (gross)

For more information about Chilmington Green Primary School please visit the website and facebook page

Our school and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children.  This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please note that references will be requested prior to interview, at least one reference must be from your most recent employer.

Candidates who are invited for interview will be required to bring with them photo ID (either a valid driving licence or passport)


Information about the school

Chilmington Green Primary School is a large primary school on the new Chilmington Green development in Ashford.

It is operating as a one form entry school for children of primary age (4–11-year-olds), with the exception of Reception and year 1, which allows two forms of entry, allowing for 60 Year R pupils to join the school each year. The newly opened school nursery now inhabits a dedicated space for up to 26 nursery aged children (2, 3 and 4-year-olds) per session and also includes a Specialist Resource Provision for up to 14 pupils who have an Education Health Care Plan for Autistic Spectrum Disorder.

At full capacity, the school has sufficient space to offer 420 primary school places to children in the local area and has 14 classrooms, a library, nurture room, multi-use games area plus a large hall and sports field available to hire by the community.

The school is a member of The Stour Academy Trust, a forwarding thinking Multi Academy Trust of primary schools that are transforming that way that children learn in order to better prepare them for the 21st century.

For more information, please visit the school’s website: www.chilmingtongreen.kent.sch.uk

For more information about The Stour Academy Trust, please visit the Trust website: www.thestouracademytrust.org.uk

Job Contact Information

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.