Parent Support Advisor 

This role is for both the Furze Platt Primary Federation and for Furze Platt Senior School. 

Scale 5, actual salary range: £13,250–£14,350 pa, depending on experience.
Part time, 25 hours per week.
Start time and finish time within school hours, preferably Monday to Friday,
(flexibility may be possible). Term time only. Required 1 September 2020. 
Closing date: 9am, Friday 10 July 2020.


We are looking for someone with experience of working with children, young people and their families to work with the students, parents and carers of the Furze Platt Primary Federation and Furze Platt Senior School, providing early intervention, support and guidance to improve outcomes for students. 

Working under the guidance of senior leaders in both schools you would be an important point of contact with families identified as in need of support. You will establish and foster good relationships with students’ parents and carers offering them advice and guidance to reinforce their self-esteem, thus helping them to support student achievements. The role will involve working with a range of external agencies, including health professionals and Children’s Centres as well as signposting parents and carers to agencies and charities who can provide help. You would receive any necessary training to enable you to deliver Triple P (positive parenting) seminars, individual and group training for parents and carers and 1-1 and group ELSA (emotional literacy support) sessions with students. The role will require you to work with pastoral support teams in both schools to support students to interact and engage with activities and promote self-esteem and independence. 

We are looking for someone who is able to work purposely and collaboratively with families, staff, agencies and charities to improve positive outcomes for disadvantaged students and their families. If you have good organisational and time management skills and are willing to both work as part of a team and independently this is an exciting opportunity to work across the Furze Platt Schools for the benefit of many students and their families. 

Closing date: 9am, Friday 10 July 2020.
Interviews: w/c 13 July 2020. 

For further information about this role and in order to complete an application form please refer to our school website www.furzeplatt.com. Application forms should be returned to kiran.smith@furzeplatt.net. Only applications submitted on the school application form will be considered. 

Furze Platt Senior School
Furze Platt Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 7NQ
Tel: 01628 625308
www.furzeplatt.com  


Furze Platt Senior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. Posts are subject to an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Furze Platt Senior School

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Furze Platt Senior School
Furze Platt Road
Maidenhead
Berkshire
SL6 7NQ

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