Family Liaison and Attendance Worker - Barbara Priestman Academy

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 29/10/2018 12:00
Scale 6, PT26 – PT28, £20,616 - £21,995 (actual salary)
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Barbara Priestman Academy
Closing date:
29 Oct
Further Information

Barbara Priestman Academy,
Tel 0333 999 1453

Barbara Priestman Academy is a successful secondary special school for learners with ASD and those with complex learning needs. It is part of the Ascent Academies’ Trust comprising 5 special academies. This is a first class opportunity to be part of the team in an innovative educational setting.

Post: Family Liaison and Attendance Worker
Salary: Scale 6, PT26 – PT28, £20,616 - £21,995 (actual salary)
Hours: 37 hours per week, Term time only (39 weeks)

The successful candidate will contribute to the academy’s early help and support for families, working to promote regular attendance, improve family engagement and promote achievement and progress for pupils. The post holder will have 5 x GCSE A* - C or equivalent including Maths & English, hold a relevant qualification at L3 and have experience of working closely with parents/ carers and families.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people with Special Needs and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
An Application Form and further information can be downloaded from our website Completed applications are to be returned via email to or direct to Human Resources, Portland Academy, Weymouth Road, Sunderland SR3 2NQ. Candidates who have not been contacted by the interview date can assume they have been unsuccessful.

Closing date: Monday 29th October at 12 noon
Interviews: Monday 12th November 2018

Please note
This job is closed for applications.