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Family Liaison Officer - Full-time

Canterbury Road Primary School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-2254-119S
  • Posted:21/10/2020
  • Pay:KR6 approx £1513 monthly
  • Start Date:1.1.21 or sooner
  • App Close Date:05/11/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:10th November 2020


We are looking for a Family Liaison Officer to join our friendly, happy school. This is a permanent appointment for 37 hours a week in term time + one week in the summer holidays. Pay will be on KR6 FTE £20,585 (pro rata £1513) approx. Part time working (4 days a week) will be considered.

Ideally the candidate will be able to start work before 1st January 2021 to enable a handover period.

Canterbury Road is a family-orientated school and we need someone who upholds this aim and ethos and works with us and the community to foster links, form positive relationships and support our parents and their children.

This is a varied and busy job where you have the opportunity to make a real difference to the life of families. A background in education, social care or community involvement is an advantage.

You will manage and promote adult education and family learning, support families with housing and financial issues, provide a link between school and home, signpost to other agencies and support well being. You will work closely with the SENCO and other staff and will need to undertake child protection training.

 You must –

  • have excellent communication skills
  • be able to form positive and professional relationships
  • be able to work in a team
  • work on your own initiative and be proactive
  • be prepared to play a full part in school life
  • be flexible and adaptable
  • be emotionally resilient
  • enjoy working with people
  • be able to attend meetings and forge links with other agencies
  • be patient
  • support parents to attend meetings and appointments
  • have excellent administration and organisation skills
  • have good IT skills


Canterbury Road is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This post is subject to references and an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

Applications should be made via Kent Teach. In order to be shortlisted, you must explain how your life and experience has prepared you for this role. Please include examples that illustrate the points above.  Please do not send a CV as it will not be read.


Information about the school

Canterbury Road Primary School is a one form entry primary school close to Sittingbourne town centre and within easy reach of the M2, M20 and train station.

We have interested, funny children who like to learn and love coming to school. Our children make excellent progress and pupil progress and attainment are above national levels due to fantastic teaching with a focus on each child achieving their best. We are very well resourced and have a committed staff dedicated to the children and their families.

Please contact Zoe King, headteacher for further details.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01795) 423818


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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.