THE DETAILS:
  • Location: Porth, Rhondda Cynon Taf, CF39 9HA
  • Subject: Family Engagement Officer
  • Hours: Part Time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annually
  • Salary: £16,999 - £16,999
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 30 September, 2022 12:00 PM

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Pupil/Family Engagement Officer - Cymmer Primary School

Pupil/Family Engagement Officer - Cymmer Primary School

Cymmer Primary School
Cymmer Primary School
High Street, Cymmer
Porth, RCT
CF39 9EY
01443 570020

Pupil/Family Engagement Officer

Hours: 32.5 hours per week – Term Time Only

Salary: Grade 6 – £22,129 x 76.82%

Start - as soon as possible

The Governing Body wish to appoint a Pupil/Family Engagement Officer to work at Cymmer Primary School to complement our existing team.

Cymmer Primary is a happy and successful primary school with a strong caring and inclusive ethos. We value each and every member of our school community, recognising the importance of well-being. The school currently has 232 pupils on roll split across 10 classes.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, motivated, articulate, resourceful and effective individual with previous experience of delivering effective provision and dynamic support to children and families. This outstanding practitioner will work in close partnership with families and professionals to deliver a wide range of services which meet the needs of our pupils. You will provide advice and support to vulnerable pupils and their families as well as having responsibility for safeguarding and attendance.

This is a newly created post and the appointed post-holder will be able to nurture and develop this role within a supportive team of professionals. The successful candidate will:

• Be caring and put the wellbeing of our pupils and families first;
• Support pupils and families to ensure regular attendance;
• Use initiative to set up and organise family learning and support groups;
• Be flexible, reliable and patient and exhibit a calm, professional manner at all times;
• Establish and maintain positive relationships with our parents and carers, members of our Governing Body and our wider community;
• Be able to effectively use ICT/Digital Learning;
• Support families by referring and working with outside agencies and other professionals;
• Creatively accessing funding streams to further support pupils and families.

We can offer you:

• Children who are keen and enthusiastic;
• A collaborative and supportive working environment:
• A true Learning Organisation;
• Excellent professional development

Application forms, and further details, including a job description and person specification for the role may be obtained via the Schools Recruitment website using the link https://rhondda-cynon-taf.tal.net/vx/lang-en-GB/appcentre-3/candidate. Please note to apply for this position you are required to complete the online application form on the RCT Council Website. If you do not complete the online application you will not be considered as having applied for the post.

Should you require further information about the post, please contact the Headteacher on 01443 570020.

The closing date for applications is 30th September 2022 at 12.00 noon.

PROTECTING CHILDREN AND ADULTS AT RISK IS A CORE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE SCHOOL AND COUNCIL. IN ADDITION TO THIS SAFEGUARDING RESPONSIBILITY, THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT FOR THE ROLE WILL ALSO BE SUBJECT TO AN ENHANCED DISCLOSURE AND BARRING SERVICE CHECK.

The Council and School values diversity in its workforce. We are committed to ensuring that no unlawful discrimination occurs in the recruitment and selection process on the grounds of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, transgender, including those with non-binary identities, religion or belief or pregnancy and maternity. We offer a number of staff networks for employees including the Allies Network, a Disability and Carers Network and Perthyn our LGBTQ+ Network.

An application submitted for this post in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

In view of the large number of Application Forms which are currently being submitted individual applications are not acknowledged. Consequently, if you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application is unsuccessful on this occasion. In which case you are thanked for the interest you have shown in applying for a position within the Council.