Child and Family Support Officer

Part Time
3 days a week
Mapplewells Primary & Nursery School, Henning Lane, Sutton in Ashfield NG17 1HU
Grade 5 SCP 15-22 (£22,911 - £26,317 pro rata) SCP negotiable subject to experience

Head Teacher: Mr G Worthington

On Roll: 276 + 52 Place Nursery 3-11 years

Why be a Mapplewellian?

Our school is about every member of our fabulous community working together to achieve their full potential in all areas of life. Friendly and welcoming, we collaborate to make real contributions that will benefit our children and their families every day. We are proud to be part of the past, present and future of a school, which fulfils the motto – ‘Success is in our hands’. 

Having high expectations, we offer a well-rounded education, delivered by supportive staff. Each of our individual roles has an impact on the future of many – developing and inspiring the future leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators of tomorrow. We strive to deliver learning experiences to engage and instil a curiosity to find out more. Our goal is to develop individuals who ask why, therefore becoming life-long learners and visionaries, with aspirations ready for the challenges of the future in an ever-changing world.  

Every child at Mapplewells really does matter. We are proud to be Mapplewellians! 

We are seeking to appoint a Child and Family Support Officer to start as soon as possible. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, knowledgeable, enthusiastic, conscientious, talented and caring. You must have a professional approach to work, joining our committed team at our well established school. The successful candidate will further enhance our inclusive vision and will continue to support our growing school achieve the best possible outcomes for all children.  

In order to fulfil this role, the successful candidate will: 

  • contribute to further raising achievement by promoting high levels of attendance and punctuality
  • make contact with parents/carers, assess reasons for student absence and facilitate their return to regular full time attendance
  • Have Designated Person safeguarding responsibilities and will support with the management of safeguarding across the school
  • Provide early support to families working in partnership with a range of external agencies 

What will we offer you?

  • A welcoming and caring ethos where every member is valued and supported
  • Dedicated and friendly staff and governors
  • Hard working, confident children who enjoy their school life
  • A supportive and friendly community of parents

We highly value the professional development of all our staff and therefore look forward to hearing from motivated candidates who want to continually progress and be part of a team striving to give our children the best education possible.  

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, therefore the post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. 

If you would like to discuss the post and/or visit us, visits to our school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact us to find out if Mapplewells is the school for you; we look forward to meeting you! 

Application forms and further details are available in the job vacancies section of the school website at .  

Closing date: 12 midday on Monday 24th February. 

Shortlisting will take place on Tuesday 25th February 2020, if you do not hear from school by Wednesday 26th February, please assume that your application was unsuccessful. 

Interviews will take place on Friday 28th February 2020.

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