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Family Liaison Officer Teaching/Child Support - Part-time

Tiger Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2008-129S
  • Posted:24/09/2021
  • Pay:£9,339 - £9,894 per annum (£19,722 - £20,893 fte)
  • Start Date:January 2022
  • App Close Date:08/10/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:14th October 2021

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Role: Family Liaison Officer

Contract: 21 hours per week (3 days per week 8am - 4pm, alternative timings could be agreed if suitable to the school), 38 weeks per year (TTO). 

Interviews: Thursday 14th October 2021

Start Date: 4th January 2022

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen at our family orientated school. We are looking for a child centered, well-being focused practitioner to fulfil the role of Family Liaison Officer (FLO) at our wonderful primary school, from January 2022 initially on a fixed term basis until the end of the academic year.

 

The successful candidate will be working with our pupils and their families on preventative and early intervention activities, assist in tackling underachievement by working with families, parents, carers and children to enable all children to have full access to educational opportunities and help them to overcome barriers to learning.


The newly appointed FLO will work in partnership with our Wellbeing Lead, supporting our children in being the very best version of themselves.

 

  • This is a demanding, but rewarding role. However, we will offer you: a friendly, supportive school, wonderful children and families and a great team spirit.
  • Initially, this role is until the end of the academic year, but could be made permanent for the right person.

 

The successful candidate will:-

  • Be sensitive, caring and determined to make a difference
  • Be comfortable working independently using their own initiative or as part of a team
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills to both support and challenge families
  • Have the confidence and resilience to tackle persistent absenteeism with rigour to ensure excellent attendance of students across the school
  • Have the skills and confidence to develop positive relationships with, as well as challenge, hard to reach families
  • Be able to encourage identified students and/or families to enter into a mutually-beneficial partnership with the school, using a range of strategies to address barriers to learning

 

We will offer you:

  • A vibrant and exciting place to work
  • An excellent CPD programme, with opportunities for action research and gaining nationally accredited qualifications 
  • The support of a Trust that currently runs two secondary schools, primary school and Nursery for children aged 3 months to 4 years
  • An opportunity to join various schemes such as the Benenden corporate healthcare scheme

 

Only applications submitted by the school application process will be considered, we are unable to accept CVs.

 

All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. Future Schools Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. All members of staff are expected to share and adhere to this commitment.

 

Information about the school

Enthusiasm, vision and buy-in are all key attributes for staff at Future Schools Trust, and in return we look to provide an environment which excels at engaging young people, providing unique opportunities for the delivery of a 21st century education and celebrating the success of all of our young people. We actively seek to encourage training and development and have a great track record of nurturing talent within our staff group, ensuring that everyone has the skills required to be highly effective, and beyond that, to assist us in pioneering our learning delivery for the future.

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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.