THE DETAILS:
  • Location: Abercynon, Rhondda Cynon Taf, CF45 4SU
  • Subject: Family Engagement Officer
  • Hours: Part Time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annually
  • Salary: £14,725 - £14,725
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 30 September, 2022 12:00 PM

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FAMILY ENGAGEMENT OFFICER - ABERCYNON COMMUNITY PRIMARY SCHOOL

FAMILY ENGAGEMENT OFFICER - ABERCYNON COMMUNITY PRIMARY SCHOOL

ABERCYNON COMMUNITY PRIMARY SCHOOL
ABERCYNON COMMUNITY PRIMARY SCHOOL
Ynysmeurig Road, Abercynon, Mountain Ash. CF45 4SU
Telephone Number : (01443) 743060

FAMILY ENGAGEMENT OFFICER

Hours : 25 hours per week (Term time only)

Salary : Grade 7 - £24,920 x 59.09%

Required as soon as possible.

Abercynon Community Primary School is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and inspirational person to work as a member of our team. The post holder must be willing to work with pupils and families throughout the school. The successful candidate will:

• Have excellent communication and inter-personal skills
• Have proven experience and ability to establish and foster strong relationships with parents/carers
• Undertake formal inspections of school registers and have experience of SIMS
• Work closely with external agencies linked to attendance, health and wellbeing and previous experience of working within a school and knowledge of multi-agency working is essential
• Have a good understanding of Safeguarding and Child Protection procedures
• Be committed to our school’s Vision and Values
In return, we can offer:
• Amazing children, who are enthusiastic and keen learners
• A supportive, committed and friendly staff team, leadership, parents and Governing Body
• A commitment to staff Continued Professional and Learning Development and wellbeing

This role includes attending meetings both with school staff and external agencies regarding the welfare and safeguarding of our pupils, acting as lead professional when required. They will manage and monitor any referrals to outside agencies ensuring that accurate records are kept and signpost our families/carers/staff to support agencies.

Application forms, and further details, including a job description and person specification for the role, may be obtained from the eteach website or 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.

The closing date for applications is Friday 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.