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Family Support and Pastoral Worker

Job Description

Family Support and Pastoral Worker

A vibrant and inclusive primary school based in High Wycombe are committed to providing a supportive and nurturing environment for all pupils and their families. The school prides itself on fostering a strong community spirit and promoting the well-being and holistic development of each child.

We are seeking a compassionate and dedicated Family Support and Pastoral Worker to join the team. In this role, you will provide crucial support to pupils and their families, helping to address social, emotional, and behavioural needs. You will work closely with teachers, parents, and external agencies to create a positive and inclusive school environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one support and guidance to pupils facing challenges.
  • Develop and implement family support plans in collaboration with parents and carers.
  • Liaise with external agencies to ensure comprehensive support for families.
  • Organize and lead workshops and group sessions for parents on various topics.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining a positive school ethos that promotes inclusion and well-being.
  • Support teachers in managing and understanding pupils' pastoral needs.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Experience working in a similar role within an educational setting.
  • A relevant qualification in social work, counselling, education, or a related field.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Empathy, resilience, and a commitment to making a difference in children's lives.

To apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter detailing your suitability for the role to us.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Join us in making a meaningful difference in pupils' lives and become a valued member of the supportive school community. We look forward to receiving your application!

If this position is not quite what you are looking for, please still get in touch to discuss other available roles. Alternatively, if you know someone who is looking for a new role in education, we pay up to £250 in referrals!

If you have not received a response within 7 working days, please assume your application has been unsuccessful. For other available positions, please refer to our website.

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