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Wellbeing and Home School Support Worker - Term Time

Twydall Primary School, Gillingham

  • Ref:KCC887-2014-45S
  • Posted:07/03/2023
  • Pay:C1: £17,166-£22,738 or £21,968-£27,852 FTE
  • Start Date:as soon as possible
  • App Close Date:31/08/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:not known


We are looking to appoint an exceptional candidate for the role of Wellbeing and Home School Support Worker.  The successful candidate must have experience of supporting parents/carers, a vast knowledge of external agencies/services and the ability to liaise with other professionals.  They will work under the direction of the Inclusion Manager, to support vulnerable families experiencing a range of challenges. This may include delivery of parenting workshops, intervention programmes to support the emotional wellbeing of children and families, and 1:1 support for individuals focused on specific needs.


The successful candidate will have experience of working with primary aged children. They will have excellent communication skills with GCSEs in English and Maths at Grade C or above (or equivalent).  They will have a sense of humour, a positive attitude and enjoy working as a proactive member of a team of teachers and assistants who put children at the centre of everything they do. 


They will need to have high professional standards and understand the importance of establishing appropriate boundaries and relationships with the families they support. Experience of working with children with additional needs including social, emotional and mental health difficulties would be an advantage, and a desire to help children overcome barriers to learning is essential.

Information about the school

At the Rainham Mark Education Trust, our core purpose is:

To cultivate wisdom, character and strength in students so they can understand, celebrate and shape the world in which they live.

We believe that education is the wise, hopeful and respectful cultivation of learning and change undertaken in the belief that we should all have the chance to share in life. This is why we exist. This is what we do. This is who we are. We are a family of 3 Academies in Gillingham, Medway, compromising:

Rainham Mark Grammar School. Ofsted ‘Good’ May 2022

Riverside Primary School and Nursery. Ofsted ‘Good’ November 2019

Twydall Primary School and Nursery. Ofsted ‘Good’ May 2023

Job Contact Information

  • Name:HR
  • Address:Twydall Lane, Rainham, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 6JS
  • Telephone: 01634 231 761
  • Email: hr@rmet.org
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.