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Meadow Park Academy

Where learning takes root and imagination takes flight

Family Support Worker

Start date: March 2023

Full time and part-time applicants considered

Term time only

RG4 SCP 11 £24,054 to RG4 SCP 17 £26,845 FTE. Salary subject to experience and qualifications.

Meadow Park Academy is a vibrant, welcoming school in the heart of a diverse community in the Tilehurst area of Reading, the county town of Berkshire.

We believe primary school days should be one of the most exciting periods of anybody's life, as new skills and knowledge are gained every day. At Meadow Park we strive to make our school a happy and safe place for all, so that children can engage in our exciting curriculum both inside and outside the classroom, and gain new skills, knowledge and the confidence to become proactive members of the community.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Family Support Worker who wants to make a difference by joining our dedicated team as we continue on our improvement journey. Our newly appointed Family Support Worker will work alongside our Leadership and Inclusion Teams to provide a high-quality service offering practical help and emotional support to our families at Meadow Park Academy. Ideally the successful candidate will have completed at least an NVQ Level 3 or equivalent/relevant extensive experience working with children and young people or parents.  

Meadow Park Academy is proud to be part of Anthem, a multi-academy trust that creates ambitious and successful schools where every child thrives. Through the Trust, we provide high-quality professional development, coaching and leadership opportunities. This includes a number of specialist Trust-wide roles that offer talented teachers and leaders the opportunity to develop in their career and make an even bigger difference to children and young people.

Want to find out more? Why not come and see our lovely green site for yourself and meet the Meadow Park team? To arrange a visit, please contact David Phillips

Ready to apply? Please complete the application form below and return to David Phillips at the above email address. We are sorry, but we do not accept CVs.

Closing date: Friday 3rd February 2023 at noon. We are happy to accept application forms in advance. We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

Interview Dates: Interviews to be held week beginning 6th February 2023.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and require all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks which will, where applicable, include a health check, an enhanced DBS check, the Children’s Barred List check and satisfactory references.

It is an offence for an individual who has been disqualified from working with children to knowingly apply for, offer to do, accept, or do any work in a ‘regulated activity’. The position advertised is a ‘regulated activity’.

Anthem will undertake a basic online check for all shortlisted candidates.