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Family Liaison Officer - Term Time

Lower Halstow & Newington CEP Schools Federation

  • Ref:KCC-F44-29-S
  • Posted:03/10/2023
  • Pay:KR5
  • Start Date:November onwards
  • App Close Date:16/10/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBA

Schools this job is for


We are looking for an ambitious, experienced person to join our team.  This post is for 32.5 hours per week, term time only. This post is based at Newington CEP School however you may be required to work across the Federation in the future.

We are looking for:

  • A Family Liason Officer who has experience working within a Primary School
  • An ability to communicate well and work as part of a team within the school and across the Federation.  
  • A amily Liason Officer with a sense of humour, able to appreciate the joy in our learning community and engage with our supportive parent/carers.
  • Someone able to work on their own initiative with confidence in their professional judgement. 

We are able to offer:

  • A friendly, well-established team in a calm and purposeful learning environment
  • Support and guidance from our Executive Headteacher and Extended Leadership Team
  • Children who demonstrate excellent behaviours for learning and are a pleasure to be around
  • Excellent school grounds, where opportunities for high quality outdoor learning are facilitated
  • Professional development through our alliance partnership.

Please use Kent's Online Application Form and an accompanying Letter of Application stating your strengths and experience if you are interested in this vacancy.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for Disclosure and Barring Service records check at an Enhanced Level and have satisfactory references. We are committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.

Information about the federation

Newington CEP School and Lower Halstow School are single form entry village Primary Schools for children aged 2 - 11 and 4-11. Both have close links with their village church and community and spacious school grounds with games pitches. Both schools offer a safe secure learning environment and are well equipped with a variety of resources.

Newington was extended in 2000 with 4 new Classrooms and Library and the original building has been fully renovated. It has an on-site nursery building catering for pupils from 2 years old. Lower Halstow School moved into its present building in October 2005 and offers many modern facilities such as a Sports Hall, ICT suite & Dining Hall.

We have supportive governors and parents and our pupils are happy, polite, enthusiastic and are proud of their school. We are constantly striving to improve the opportunities for all and are always looking for new ways to make learning engaging and effective. Both schools have been graded Good in inspections in March and May 2019. Please read our reports to get a feel for our ethos or look at our X (twitter) feeds @NewingtonCEP or @lowerhalstowsch.

We are committed to ongoing professional development and our staff regularly access local training. The schools work closely together to reduce workload and support well-being and both schools have a commitment to allowing flexible working wherever possible.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Dawn Hogg
  • Address:Lower Halstow & Newington CEP Schools Federation,
    School Lane,
    Lower Halstow,
    ME9 7ES
  • Telephone: 01795 842344
  • Email:



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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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.