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Family Liaison Officer - Term Time

The Brent Primary School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-2679-182S
  • Posted:22/03/2021
  • Pay:KR5 - KR7 (Dependent on Experience)
  • Start Date:After Easter
  • App Close Date:18/04/2021 at 23:00
  • Interviews:21st / 22nd April


Are you passionate about enabling children to maximise their potential in their academic, social and personal achievements? If so, join us at The Brent Primary School where relationships with parents and our wider community is at its heart - we are looking to appoint a Family Support Manager to work within our inclusive and supportive team.

The Opportunity

This an exciting opportunity for someone who is dedicated to ensuring the best outcomes for all children, committed to safeguarding and is keen to work as part of our passionate Senior Leadership Team. The role will involve working alongside the Inclusion Manager and DSLs to provide holistic support for children and families, as well as promoting engagement with the school community and breaking down any barriers. This will, in turn, raise school attendance, enhance children’s social and emotional development and maximise their opportunities to learn regardless of backgrounds and family circumstances. 

The successful applicant will be contracted to work 37 hours per week, term time only (including 5 inset days).

FTE Salary range: KR5 £19,335 - KR7 £25,564 dependent on experience.  Please note that the salary will be pro-rated in line with working term time plus inset days only. 

We are looking for a colleague who has:

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and planning skills
  • Excellent ability to work as part of a team
  • Experiences of using problem solving techniques and approaches when working with families
  • Proven abilities to deal with difficult/sensitive situations
  • Ability to demonstrate a child centred approach


  • Experience of working with attendance in schools
  • Experience of working as a DSL

As part of The Brent Primary School, you will join a community of staff dedicated to ensuring the best opportunities for all children. With regular CPD available, there will be ever growing opportunities to develop your personal skills and career.

We would usually encourage visits to our school, however in the current climate it is more difficult so please do look at our video and virtual, interactive tour: https://www.brent.kent.sch.uk/Interactive-Tour/

If you are interested in this post, please apply through the Kent Teach website.  Should you have any questions, please email our HR team on hr@cygnus.org.uk.

Information about the school

The Brent is an OUTSTANDING school - Ofsted, March 2017:

'The behaviour of pupils is outstanding'.

'Relationships between adults and pupils are warm and mutually respectful. A strong sense of harmony pervades the school'.

'Pupils are unfailingly friendly, polite, courteous, and well behaved. They take great pride in their work'.

'The imaginative curriculum thoroughly engages pupils. They enjoy learning and make every effort to do well'.

With a great reputation in the community, The Brent Primary School prides itself on providing the best possible education for the pupils in its care. We achieve this through creating a stimulating, supportive and inclusive environment where the well-being of all members of our community are at the heart of everything we do.

With extensive grounds, which include a swimming pool and wildlife area; we are committed to an outdoor learning approach. Our creative, topic-based curriculum 'IGNITE' promotes: engagement and enjoyment, as well as the knowledge and skills for life-long learning.

We offer many opportunities for staff to develop their career within our mutually supportive team. We are a growth mind-set school, with no limits on pupil or adult learning. We encourage everyone to strive to be the best that they can be.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Jenny Baker
  • Address:Cygnus Academies Trust, London Road, Dartford, Kent, DA2 6BA
  • Telephone: 01322224201
  • Email: hr@cygnus.org.uk


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.