Hours: 18.75 per week, term time only, ideally 8.30am – 3.30pm three days per week (45 min break), days of the week negotiable. An alternative work pattern would be considered for the right candidate.
Contract Type: Permanent from 3 January 2023, or as soon as possible thereafter
We are seeking a part time Family Liaison Officer to join our inclusion team and help make a positive difference to families in our school community.
Successful applicants will have
- a background in working with families in need
- very personable, non-judgemental manner
- English and Maths qualifications equivalent to GCSE A-C
- strong IT skills
- a background in customer facing roles
- experience of working with other agencies beyond the immediate work place.
We can offer you:
- An opportunity to work with an enthusiastic and friendly inclusion team
- Dedicated office space and a modern working environment
- Term time only hours
- Professional development opportunities linked to the role.
This school is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Visits to the school are welcome; to arrange a visit or for further information and an application pack, please contact Christina Drudge, School Administrator on 01983 563372 or by e-mail to email@example.com.
Haylands Primary School and the Isle of Wight Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks. This post is classed as regulated activity and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
For further information and an application pack, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Completed applications should be returned to the school.
PLEASE NOTE: Not all school staff are employed directly by the Isle of Wight Council, you can ask on application who the employer for this role will be.
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The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination and this is supported by the Unacceptable Behaviour Policy, Employee Code of Conduct and Behaviours Framework. We actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.
The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer, proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community. In addition to this, we are also a Disability Confident Employer. Along with a number of other areas of commitments, this means that providing you meet the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared yourself as disabled, you will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.
This role falls within the strategic partnership between the Isle of Wight Council and Hampshire County Council. The employer will be the Isle of Wight Council and employment is on Isle of Wight terms and conditions. Hampshire County Council has delivered, on behalf of the Isle of Wight Council, all of its children’s services functions and will continue to do so until 2023. The original five-year partnership arrangement under direction of the Secretary of State finished in 2018 but has been extended voluntarily by both local authorities for a further five years.
The management reporting line for this role is ultimately through Hampshire County Council Children’s Services Director/Assistant Director and managers who take operational responsibility for children’s services.
This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Recruitment, Policy and Procedure and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.
Closing date: 12.00 noon Friday 2 December 2022
Interviews: Tuesday 13 December 2022