Vacancy : Parent Support Advisor

Parent Support Advisor

Grade 6 (actual salary £13861 to £15373)

Required from 8th January 2018

26.25 hours per week

Monday to Friday
(9.00am – 3.15pm)

We are seeking to appoint a caring, committed and skilful Parent Support Advisor, who has experience of working with children and their families. 

The role of the Parent Support Advisor is to assist in tackling under achievement and improve attendance by working in partnership with families, parents, carers and pupils in a school context.

If you have the appropriate skills, qualities, experience and commitment we would really like to hear from you.

You will need to demonstrate that you:

  • have a minimum of 5 GCSE including Maths and English, or equivalent
  • a minimum of NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in a related discipline
  • have high expectations and belief in every child’s potential
  • have the desire to become part of a hard working team
  • significant experience within the field of education, social services/welfare or the voluntary sector.
  • have effective communication skills to work alongside families, parents and carers

At Brierley we can offer you:

  • happy, energetic and enthusiastic children
  • a friendly, professional and supportive team of staff, governors and parents
  • a happy, forward thinking school
  • strong commitment to your professional development

The closing date for all applications is Friday 24th November.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed, please contact Mrs Kitchin at s.kitchin@brierleyschool.com (tel; 711332) to request an application pack or arrange a visit. Completed application forms must be sent to school and received by the closing date.

All Barnsley schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to pre-employment checks, references will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check.