Congolese Home School Link Worker

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Salary: £20,613, pro-rata.  Part-time.  Based at Voluntary Action Camden.

Salary scale: Scale 6, Pt 26–28, starting at £20,613 pro-rata.
Hours: 1.5 days per week (11.5hrs) from June to 31 August 2012, moving to 2.5 days per week (18.75hrs) from 01 September 2012 until 30 April 2013.

Voluntary Action Camden is seeking to recruit a part-time Congolese Home School Link Worker to work as part of the school staff in providing support to Congolese children and parents and other vulnerable groups particularly providing targeted support to pupils at risk of disaffection.

The Home School Link Worker will be working with three schools in Camden to improve attendance and achievement of the pupils from the Congolese community.

The person will have substantial experience in working with Congolese pupils, parents and community groups while their identifying needs and encouraging communication between schools and the families which are disaffected. The post holder will also support the school staff in working closely with the families by providing training and workshop. Candidates will need to have a good knowledge of the British education system.

Application closing date

The closing date for applications is 3pm on Thursday 14 June 2012.  Interviews will be held on Tuesday 03 July.

How to apply

For a role description and application form, please visit the Voluntary Action Camden website

Voluntary Action Westminster is a registered charity (no. 1068824) and is registered as a company in England and Wales with company number 03518124.  Copyright Voluntary Action Westminster 2009

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