Home School Support Worker
REDDEN COURT SCHOOL
Committed to Success for All
Cotswold Road, Harold Wood, Romford, Essex RM3 0TS
Tel: 01708 342293
Fax: 01708 383550
Redden Court School is a member of the Success for All Educational Trust.
Home School Support Worker
Start Date: April 2023 or ASAP
Grade: Scale 5 (Point 12 - 15)
Actual Salary: £24,318 - £25,548 (actual salary for above hours)
Hours: 36 hours per week, full time, 40 weeks per year
“Pupils flourish here. They work hard in class and take their education seriously. Leaders have high expectations of all pupils’ achievement.
“The behaviour of pupils is exemplary. Pupils are motivated by rewards for showing their positive attitudes, such as trying hard in class or being helpful around the school. They are polite and respectful and readily celebrate their peers’ successes”
“The provision for pupils’ wider development is exceptionally well thought through. The curriculum to encourage pupils’ personal and social development and build character is well-established. The school’s wider-enrichment programme gives pupils the opportunity to deepen their interests and develop their confidence. They learn new skills that will equip them well for their next steps in education”
Would you like to move your career forward in a friendly environment with eager students and support from an experienced leadership team, in one of the best mixed comprehensive schools for 11-16 in our Local Authority. We are oversubscribed, serve Harold Wood well and we are only twenty minutes from the heart of London.
Our school mantra is "Committed to Success for All." That includes our staff and we want the very best for our students.
The Home School Support Worker (HSSW) will play a key role in the day to day offer from this large and varied Pastoral Team by supporting the Heads of Year to ensure that students are supported and safeguarded. The HSSW will work with families along with some mentoring of students to assist the pastoral team.
If you have a positive approach, you are resilient and can enhance our team to support our young people in overcoming barriers to their learning in order for them to achieve their full potential, we would like to talk to you. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a forward thinking school. This position would be suitable for someone with recent experience with working with young people or has a passion for supporting young people- do you want to help secondary aged students in the journey through life. The ability to speak a second language, or to use sign language would be advantageous.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. We require the successful candidate to undertake an enhanced criminal records check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.
As an employee you will be covered by our excellent well-being support and medical cover programme through the School Advisory Service (SAS).
- Access 24 hours a day to a GP helpline where you can have a telephone conversation for you and close relatives.
- Access to Physiotherapy
- Access to a counselling service
- Free 12 week Weight Management Programme
- Support for stress management
- Lifestyle Screening
- Relationship Counselling
- Long-term condition support - support for you and family members where you or a member of your family is suffering from a long-term conditions such as cancer, Multiple Sclerosis or Motor Neurones disease. This list is not exhaustive.
- Private Medical Service
- Stress Counselling
We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce. Applications are welcome from all sections of the community regardless of gender, gender identity, ethnic origin, disability, age or sexual orientation.
If you are looking to advance your career in a small, friendly supportive school and are committed to providing the very best experience for our students we would love to meet you.
The successful candidate will be committed to our vision, our values and ethos, and have the interpersonal skills and ability to work with staff and students to achieve all they can. If you would like to speak to the Deputy Head Teacher for Pastoral, Mr K Ward, please feel free to telephone the school or contact him on firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply, please complete a support staff application form found on the Schools website and return to HR@sfaet.co.uk or via the JGP online application form.
Closing Date: Monday 27th March 2023 - 9am
Interview Date: Wednesday 29th March 2023
Previous applicants need not apply.