Family Support Worker

School:  St Teresa’s Catholic Primary School

Location: Nottingham

Salary: Band 4 – actual salary £14,735 pa (pro rata)

Contract type:  30 hours, term time only

Contract term:  Permanent

Closing date:  9.00am Monday 2 November 2020

Job starts:  January 2021

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust is seeking to appoint a motivated, caring and enthusiastic Child and Family Support Worker to join the friendly and inclusive team at St Teresa’s Catholic Primary in Aspley from (September 2020) or earlier if possible.

St Teresa’s is a two-form entry Catholic Primary and Nursery School, which belongs to the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust.  The School serves pupils aged 3-11 years in the Aspley area of Nottingham City.

The Role Includes:

  • Leading interventions to support vulnerable children.
  • Pastoral care for vulnerable children.
  • Supporting teachers with pupil behaviour and integration across the school.
  • Senior or Deputy safeguarding duties.
  • Supporting the head teacher with the Monitoring of attendance, including communicating with and supporting parents in improving pupil attendance.
  • Developing the role of family liaison and support.

The successful applicant will:
• Be committed to upholding the Catholic ethos of our school
• Have experience of working with vulnerable children.
• Be able to work as part of a team dedicated to pupil welfare
• Have high expectations of attainment and behaviour

We can offer you:
• Enthusiastic pupils
• Friendly, hardworking, dedicated colleagues
• Supportive Parents and Governors
• Opportunities for Professional development

Visits to our school are positively encouraged before application.  Please contact the school office via email or phone to arrange a visit.

Closing date: 9.00am Monday 2 November 2020

For an application pack please visit our website

Child and Family Support Worker person specification

Child and Family Support Worker job description NEWSTA

Support Staff Application Form

Notes To Applicants

Consent To Obtain References

Recruitment Monitoring Form

Recruitment Privacy Notice

Completed application forms and supporting documentation to be sent to

Our school is part of the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust which brings together the 21 Catholic Primary and Secondary schools in Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire.  Our priority is to ensure the very best Catholic Education for all young people in our community, whatever their circumstances. We will achieve this together, through a strategic approach to sharing best practice, effective challenge and support from a central standards and performance team and opportunities for high quality Continuing Professional Development offered by the CMAT’s teaching school, The Nottingham Catholic Teaching School Alliance.

The Trust and St Teresa’s Catholic Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks are required for successful applicants. We value equality and diversity and welcome applications from all sectors of the community including those of all faiths, the Catholic faith and those without a faith who are supportive of the school’s Catholic character and Christian ethos. 

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