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Family Partnership Lead

Vacancy Summary
Corbets Tey School
PO3, Point 32 - 35
Corbets Tey School
Working Pattern:
Term Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
03/07/2022 at 23:59
Vacancy Description

Corbets Tey School

Harwood Hall Lane

Upminster. RM14 2YQ

Telephone: 01708 225888

Head Teacher: Emma Allen

Corbets Tey @ The Avelon

100 Avelon Road

Rainham RM13 7DH

Telephone: 01708 225888

Head Teacher: Emma Allen


Family Partnership Lead  

Contract: Permanent

Scale: PO3

Salary: £38,385 - £41,586 p.a.

Actual Salary:  £34,894 - £37,803 p.a.

Hours: 36 hours per week, 41 weeks per year.  

Required: 1st September 2022 (subject to notice period of successful candidate)


Corbets Tey School is a successful special school with supportive governors, staff and 148 very special students on role across two sites.  We are looking for a skilled, passionate, enthusiastic and dynamic practitioner to lead a small team to enhance our commitment to achieving positive outcomes and wellbeing for our children and their families.  We would like to appoint a practitioner who will work to strengthen our families’ resilience and support them in being proactive in their own futures.  With a firm focus on achieving positive outcomes the successful candidate will work closely with our vulnerable families to support positive changes and enable family health and wellbeing.  We are looking for the right person to continue to strengthen our safeguarding arrangements to protect our children and families from abuse and to focus on early intervention and prevention through parent information sessions and training. The successful candidate will work with other agencies to provide seamless care and support for our families.  The role will support students to have full access to educational opportunities, overcome barriers to learning and participation and support their mental health and wellbeing by creating open dialogue with families and other professionals involved in their lives.

The main responsibilities of the role:

  • To lead the team of Safeguarding and Family Support Practitioners
  • To develop positive and constructive partnerships in supporting and advising families, parents, carers and students
  • To support students’ full access to educational opportunities and to overcome barriers to learning and participation
  • To engage with local authority and community support professionals to achieve better outcomes for students and their families
  • To promote and monitor the best quality service and outcomes for children and young people who are looked after or entitled to the pupil premium.
  • To act as one of a number of deputy designated safeguarding leads

The successful candidate will need to

  • Display excellent communication skills and ability to build effective working relationships and lead teams
  • Manage conflict and difference and deal with difficult situations and/or individuals in a calm, fair but effective manner
  • Understand the importance of confidentiality
  • Excellent organisation, time and workload management under minimal day-to-day supervision and support
  • A thorough understanding of child care, parenting skills, parental development and healthy parent-child relationships
  • A thorough understanding of the range of potential barriers to learning for students
  • A thorough understanding of Safeguarding/child protection frameworks and how to assess and manage intervention
  • Experience within the field of education, social services/welfare or the voluntary sector and have a degree level qualification

If you wish to have an informal discussion about the role or would like to visit the school prior to applying please contact us on 01708 225888


Please apply online

Closing date for applications: 11.59pm Sunday 3rd July 2022

Interviews to be held: Week commencing Monday 11th July 2022


This post is exempt from the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake an enhanced disclosure.       

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Everybody who works for the school is expected to share and promote this commitment and to have, or acquire, the relevant abilities, skills and knowledge to carry it out.

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 (2021) 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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