Support Staff, Kent

Position: Support Staff
Vacancy ref: 152177
Role: Administration
Sub Subject: n/a
Region: Kent
Area: Kent

Key Stage / Age Group: n/a
Duration: Long Term
Perm / Temp: Temporary
Start Date: 02-01-2018
Finish Date: 02-01-2018

FAMILY LIAISON OFFICER - Our client school in Mid Kent are looking to appoint a Family Liaison Officer.

This is a key role to provide positive links between home and school, promote good attendance and to develop the home school partnership. You will be actively involved developing the partnership between children/parents/school by supporting and signposting parents, helping them to overcome difficulties and giving them the ability to deal with issues relating to their own children.

You will be experienced liaising with outside agencies including social services, making Early Help referrals and providing training for parents. Your duties will include monitoring attendance and punctuality and following up any issues. The ideal candidate will have good communication skills, be approachable, patient, compassionate and understanding, flexible in their approach and have a good sense of humour.

The successful applicant will be organised and able to work independently. They will have high standards of work ethic in terms of motivation, personal presentation, punctuality, professional standards and team work. Previous experience working with families, Early Help and training pertinent to the role, will be an advantage.

In order to work with Link Education all applicants must:

Be UK qualified or hold a recognised Teaching or Teaching Assistant Qualification
Have previous Experience Teaching the UK National Curriculum
Hold a current and clear DBS or be happy to apply for a new one
Be able to commit to the full duration of the contract
Have a passion for teaching and the ability to inspire all who you teach

If you think you are the right person then apply online today..... We would love to hear from you!

Link Education Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect staff to share this commitment.

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While working for Link Education. I have always found the staff to be polite and helpful. They are always at the end of a telephone or you can visit the office to ask for help and guidance. When I experienced problems at a school, the office staff were kind and considerate and as helpful as they could be getting me out of a stressful situation as quickly as possible. They gave me time to recover and then found me work when I was ready to return.

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