Home School Support Worker


MS HSSW 8582811


Education, General & Other, Other, Other, Primary School, School Administrators, Training and Development


£20,212 Per Annum


Term Time Working only



Contract Type:


We specialise in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the Education sector. We have an excellent opportunity for a Home School Support Worker.

12-month FTC: Term Time Only - 35 hrs per week, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Home School Support Worker’s Core Duties

  • Participate in the analysis, assessment, and prioritisation of need at a local and school level
  • Identify children and young people who would benefit from home-school support and, draw up and implement an action plan for each parent/family
  • Develop a 1:1 relationship with parents/families, aimed at achieving the objectives defined in the action plan
  • Maintain regular contact with families/carers and work with Learning Mentors where necessary to support the aims and objectives of mentoring
  • Work with parents to support, develop and implement the objectives of the home-school support intervention programme
  • Monitor, record, report, and evaluate the implementation of all plans using agreed policies, procedures and processes of the school
  • Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge and appreciation of the range of services, activities, courses, opportunities, organisations and individuals available for support
  • Provide advice on state benefits, adult education courses, routes to employment or family support services that are available locally.
  • Promote the safety of pupils and protect them from abuse, using the agreed procedures for identification, responding to disclosure and reporting to the relevant lead professional
  • Share information with local agencies, schools, education authorities and other home school support workers, using agreed protocols and procedures
  • Participate in professional networks, share and develop best practice and attend local and national training
  • Participate in regular caseload and professional supervision, using standard professional protocols and procedures
  • To lead on CAF for identified families

Home School Support Worker’s Skills Required

  • To have completed or willingness to complete training for Home School Support Workers
  • GCSE grade 'C’ or above in English and Mathematics
  • Previous experience working with children and young people, parents or community groups
  • NVQ3 in Work with Parents or Learning, Development and Support Services (desirable)
  • A demonstrable commitment to continuing professional development
  • The ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with team members, parents and community groups
  • Basic ICT skills to support administration
  • Effective oral and written communication skills across a range of audiences
  • The ability to relate effectively to a diverse range of young people and adults
  • Personal organisation, time and workload management skills

Home School Support Worker’s Key Experience

  • An understanding of how children and young people develop and learn
  • An understanding of childcare, parenting skills, and healthy parent-child relationships
  • An understanding of the range of potential barriers to learning for pupils
  • An understanding of child protection policies and procedures, support services and facilities available to support parents and carers
  • An understanding of Health and Safety policy in schools
  • An understanding of equalities and inclusion policies and how these are implemented in schools

Are you enthusiastic about the Home School Support Worker job? Send us your CV in a Word format today