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Oxford Spires Academy - Family Support Officer

Oxford Spires Academy are seeking an experienced Family Support Officer to join their team.

Job title: Family Support Officer

Location: Oxford Spires Academy

Salary range: Grade 7 SCP 13-17 (£23,023-£24,920)

Start date: 1st September 2022

Closing date for applications: The closing date for receipt of applications is noon on Tuesday 12th July.

Please note that we reserve the right to close the recruitment campaign earlier that this date subject to the volume of applications received. We therefore encourage candidates to submit applications as early as possible.

Interview date: Friday 15th July 2022.

Job details

We are seeking an energetic, resilient, confident and empathetic individual to join our community. Working between our Pastoral, SEN and Safeguarding teams to enable the best outcomes for our students.

The successful candidate will be able to:

• Develop good relationships with parents/carers of children at the school and encourage parental involvement in the school and its activities.

• Be proactive and inclusive in identifying needs, and support children and families with information, advice and guidance in parent-craft and children's upbringing.

• Competently investigate concerns raised by parents, pupils and teachers

We appoint on potential as well as experience, and we are committed to nurturing staff development. In return, we offer you a friendly and supportive environment and the chance to make a genuine difference to the amazing young people that make up our Academy.

Support staff at Oxford Spires Academy are full members of the school team and give highly effective support. The successful candidate will be a valued member of the teaching and support teams and will make a contribution to the wider ethos, values and culture of the school.

Oxford Spires Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and require all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks which will, where applicable, include a health check, an enhanced DBS check, the Children’s Barred List check and satisfactory references. It is an offence for an individual who has been disqualified from working with children to knowingly apply for, offer to do, accept, or do any work in a ‘regulated activity’. The position advertised is a ‘regulated activity’.

To apply for this role please visit www.oxfordspiresacademy.org and download our application form from our website and return it to HR@spires.anthemtrust.uk Please note that we do not accept CVs.