Inclusion and Family Support Assistant - 1 Year Fixed Term Contract (in the first instance)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 10/12/2018 12:00
Band 8 point 22-24 (Starting Salary)
Hours per week:
30 - 37 hpw
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Closing date:
10 Dec
Further Information

Would you be interested in supporting pupils, families and local community?

The Governing Body of St. Helen’s Primary School are seeking candidates of an extremely high calibre to work within a setting dedicated to supporting pupils and families. The successful candidate will work alongside our existing Social Inclusion Officer/PSA and contribute to the fantastic work that we do at St. Helen’s with regards improving attendance, family partnerships and supporting our most vulnerable pupils.

At St. Helen’s we pride ourselves around the level of care we offer to all pupils and their families and we would like to build upon these firm foundations to improve this further with new initiatives that we would like to launch within school with the successful appointment of an Inclusion, Family Support Assistant.

St. Helen’s Primary School has 318 pupils inclusive of a 26 place Nursery and a 16 place 2 Year Old provision. We have above average FSM and deprivation. The vision for St. Helen’s Primary School is to ‘enable all pupils (no matter what their background or starting point) to achieve their full potential and promote the school as a ‘beacon’ of the community, where aspirations are achieved and dreams are a reality for all pupils, staff and families’.

Successful candidates will have previous experience of supporting families and pupils successfully and demonstrate the following:

You will need to be:
Dedicated to making a difference to the lives of our pupils, families and community
Able to communicate effectively with our parents and build positive relationships with families and the local/wider community
Able to demonstrate leadership skills and attributes and have a desire and experience to take a lead with new initiatives
Able to demonstrate a proven success record of supporting families and pupils
Committed to working as part of a flexible, committed team
Dedicated in promoting the wellbeing of all individuals
Have knowledge of Safeguarding and Child Protection policies
Able to contribute to wider school effectiveness

In return, you will receive:
Excellent professional development as part of the school team and be given the opportunity to inspire and impact on others
A welcoming environment that is supported by committed, dedicated colleagues
A school which is reflective and strives for continual improvement
A supportive Governing Body who are committed to bringing around rapid improvement and ensuring the well-being of all our pupils.

Application packs are available from the school office, or electronic copies can be requested using the email address Applications should be returned to Mrs. Carole Bradley (Headteacher).

If you wish to visit the school or discuss the role further then please contact school on 01429 267038.

St. Helen’s Primary School is committed to safer recruitment practice and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. These posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS clearance check and barring list children’s check.

Closing date 10th December 2018
Shortlisting 11th December 2018
Interviews 12th December 2018

St. Helen’s Primary School, Durham Street, Hartlepool, TS24 0HG

Please note
This job is closed for applications.