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Vacancy Summary
Whybridge Infant School
Grade 4 Points 10 - 15
Whybridge Infant School
Working Pattern:
Part Time/Term Time
12.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
27/09/2021 at 09:02
Vacancy Description

Whybridge Infants

Ford Lane, Rainham, RM13 7AR

Telephone No: 01708-551-712

Email Address: office@whybridge-inf.havering.sch.uk

School Website: whybridge.co.uk

Head Teacher: Miss S K Longhurst


Home-School Support Worker

Hours per week: 12.5hpw, 38 weeks per year (term time)

Grade 4, Scale point 10 - 15

Actual Salary: £7,042 - £7,699 p.a.

Permanent post required from October 2021


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dynamic person to join our team and take a lead in supporting pupils and their families to overcome barriers to learning and improve opportunities for engagement with education and wider services.

The role will involve liaising with families to discuss pupils’ wider needs and to act as a point of information for wider services. You will be familiar with and knowledgeable on a wide range of services for children and families and may act as a middle-man for ensuring that families can access theses services effectively. You will assist in school routines such as attendance and first day calling, assessing pupil’s wider needs and assisting in general administrative procedures to ensure good record keeping and protection of data/ safeguarding of pupils. You will be a part of the administrative team who are parent facing as a first point of contact. You will have access to pupils, their families and sensitive, personal information, therefore a good working knowledge of safeguarding is of paramount importance.

See the person specification for the skills and attributes we are looking for.

We can provide:

  • A small family-feel atmosphere
  • A well-resourced, well-maintained environment
  • Well behaved and engaging children
  • Colleagues who are friendly, motivated, dedicated and collaborative
  • Supportive management
  • Free access to a professional 24/7 employee assistance programme (to support your wellbeing)
  • Training for the role
  • PPE where relevant
  • Pay, terms and conditions in line with national guidance, local government and union negotiated standards (including the lengthy school holidays at home)
  • Occasional flexible working where this is in the interest of both the school and employee
  • Occasional additional opportunities such as overtime, extra duties, training
  • Possible expansion of the role in the future (hours/ responsibilities)
  • A school graded ‘good’ by Ofsted

Staff agree that this is an enjoyable school to work in and we look forward to receiving your application soon. Good luck!

Please visit the school website for full details on all the checks and vetting procedures we undertake on successful candidates before employing them:

whybridge.co.uk | staff & other adults | staff recruitment

Visits to the school at this time are not possible due to the current pandemic restrictions and risk assessments, however phone calls are warmly welcomed if you have questions about the role and we strongly recommend visiting the school website to find out more about us.

  • Please apply using the online application form at jobs go public.
  • CVs will not be accepted.
  • We regret that we can only contact those applicants who will be granted an interview due to volume of applications. If you do not hear from us before the interview date please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Interviews will most likely take place over zoom and you will need to have the facilities to be able to do this. More information can be found on the school website: whybridge.co.uk | staff & other adults | staff recruitment

Closing Date: 09:00am Mon 27th September 2021

Interview Date: Week commencing 27th September 2021



Equal Opportunities
We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all. Havering Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The protection of our students from abuse is the responsibility of all staff within our school, superseding any other considerations. Havering Schools comply with the Department for Education ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ (September 2018) guidance and all potential employees will undergo vigorous vetting checks to ensure their suitability. Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake a satisfactory disclosure. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from obtaining a position with the Council
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