VACANCY: Parent Support Advisor

The Governors of St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Devonport, Plymouth are seeking to appoint a positive and inspiring Parent Support Advisor for 16th November (or soon after).  They are keen to accommodate the best candidates who will make a positive impact on our school and standards. Applicants with experience are encouraged to apply.

We offer:

  • A welcoming school with a strong Catholic ethos

  • Children who are polite, happy and motivated to learn

  • A supportive staff team who genuinely want the best for our pupils

  • A commitment to your own professional development

The successful candidate will:

  • Be happy to support the Catholic ethos of our school

  • Be committed to creating challenge, excitement, creativity and independence in learning

  • Be dedicated to improving lives for families in our community

  • Have excellent organisational and communication skills

  • Be dynamic, resilient and hard working with a positive nature

  • Be able to work as part of a team and establish positive relationships with pupils, parents, staff and other professionals

  • Have a reflective and evaluative approach to their practice

Required 16th November

Salary: Scale D £19554 - £21589 fte

Contract: Temporary (initially) until August 2021-  Part-Time 18 hours per week

Visits to the school are encouraged. To arrange a visit, please contact Kathryn Hawken Administrator by email at or contact the school on 01752563185

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS Disclosure is required for this post.

Closing Date: Noon 4/11/2020

Interviews: 10/11/2020

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by email