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Parent Support Advisor - Term Time - Special Needs Position

Rowhill School, Longfield

  • Ref:KCC886-7044-107S
  • Posted:09/11/2021
  • Pay:KR5 + SEN pro rata
  • Start Date:tbc
  • App Close Date:30/11/2021 at 10:00
  • Interviews:tbc


We are looking for a Parent Support Advisor to join our team to establish and foster good relationships with parents/carers of pupils at our special school for pupils with Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties. To engage with parents/carers and families to provide early intervention, support and guidance to increase engagement with the school.

The successful candidate will be required  to:

  • liaise with teachers/parents/carers and outside agencies regarding pupils progress and wellbeing. 
  • Provide advice and guidance on a wide range of issues including practical childcare and parenting skills, consistent discipline, healthy eating and attendance in school.
  • Work with the Senior Leadership Team to develop action plans to support when issues may be impacting on a pupil's learning.
  • Share information with colleagues as appropriate.
  • To liaise with the school's child protection officer to ensure pupil welfare is paramount and any necessary action is taken promptly.

We are offering this role at Kent Range 5 ( £19723-20893) with additional Special Needs Allowance for 32.5 hours a week 39 weeks per year

Information about the school

Rowhill School is a day special school designated for pupils with Social Emotional and Mental Health difficulties. The school currently has approximately 141 on roll between the age of 5 and 16 with a wide range of needs including communication and interaction difficulties as well as behavioural, social and mental health needs. We also provide an Alternative Curriculum Provision for 20 KS4 pupils, providing tutoring both on and off site. The North Kent STLS teaching service also forms part of the schools structure. Our staff work closely with pupils to create an ethos of care, respect and success. At Rowhill, we feel strongly that our pupils are entitled to a broad, balanced, inclusive, relevant and learner-focused curriculum, which will develop the young people to be lifelong independent learners.

Rowhill School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and well being of all children and expects all staff to support the school in achieving this commitment.

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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).