Family Support Worker

Bridge Academy Trust, Chelmsford
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Job Ref No. ECC0-17S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 6, Points 12-17
Position Start Date: 01/06/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 16/05/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: To be confirmed  

Job Description

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About the role:

This is an exciting opportunity to join Bridge Academy Trust to support our Halstead based schools. You will work closely with identified parents and carers in the area to help overcome pupils' barriers to learning, whether inside or outside school. This will involve maintaining regular communication, putting interventions in place, and liaising with relevant staff and professionals to ensure parents and carers are consistently engaged in pupils' development and progress.

We are seeking to appoint an individual who:

· Is passionate about supporting pupils to achieve

· Has experience of children/young people with additional needs

· Is experienced supporting and working with parents/carers/family members

· Is knowledgeable about available support services in the local area

· Has the ability to build effective relationships with pupils and their support network

· Is ambitious for our pupils, our schools and themselves

We can offer:

· A supportive environment with a welcoming team who are hardworking and committed to achieving the best outcomes

· High quality continual professional development

· Shared working of a community-focused, multi-academy trust

· The opportunity to be part of the school's exciting journey of improvement

· Career development and opportunity to progress within the school/multi-academy trust

Work Schedule:

Term time only - 39 weeks a year

Monday to Friday

30 hours a week, 0830-1500 Monday to Friday

How to Apply: 

To apply for the role, please complete the application form and recruitment monitoring form demonstrating how your skills and experience match the criteria in the Job Description and Person Specification and return directly to Bridge Academy Trust.

Application guidance notes are also available to assist you with completing your application.

Informal enquiries regarding the role can be made to the school office via email to

Closing date: Thursday 16th May 2024, Midnight

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Further details are available from t: 01245202937 e: w:

Information about the School

We are a collegiate and collaborative Trust, where, first and foremost, each school is a place of (high quality) learning, where young people ENJOY, ENRICH, ACHIEVE, ASPIRE.

Our core purpose at Bridge Academy Trust is to provide high quality continuity of every child’s journey through education from 3 to 19, with a strong sense of ‘community’. We have a community and school-led school improvement approach, with a long term sustainable strategy.

More information can be found on the trust's website.

This Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance and satisfactory references. Bridge Academy Trust welcomes applications from those of all backgrounds, faiths and ethnic groups.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Bridge Academy Trust
Community Building
Brian Close, Chelmsford
Essex, CM2 9DZ
Telephone: 01245 202937