Attendance Officer/Family Support Advisor required September 2019, 32.5 hours per week, term time only across the federation G5

We are looking for an exceptional individual to join our federation in the role of Attendance Officer/Family Support Advisor to support our children and their families across of federation of 3 schools. Working flexibly across our schools with children, families and staff to overcome barriers, you will help to ensure that all children are able to attend school and achieve their full potential. As part of this role the successful candidate will support the school’s Early Help offer and to achieve their attendance targets.

We require a professional who has:

 ▸ An understanding of attendance procedures and regulations

 ▸ A knowledge of agencies that can provide support to families

 ▸ Experience of signposting to appropriate agencies for the benefit of children and families

 ▸ Experience of delivering family support in school and the community

 ▸ The ability to liaise with parents and professionals, offering support and challenge as appropriate

 ▸ The ability to work using your initiative on a highly professional level

 ▸ The ability to form professional relationships and be part of our staff team

 ▸ Good interpersonal skills and an ability to remain calm under pressure

Prospective candidates are invited to Birchwood Junior School on Wednesday 19th June at 4.30pm with the Executive Headteacher and Head of School for a formal discussion about the role. For more information and to confirm attendance, please contact or 01522 800971

Closing date for applications is midday on Friday 28th June 2019

KS2 teacher required for September 2019, Temporary for 1 year M1-M5

We are a federation of 3 schools working together with Birchwood Junior School, The Lancaster School and Woodlands Infant and Nursery School to secure the best outcomes for our children. We share our headteacher along with other key members of staff and work together as a staff to ensure smooth transition from Year 2 to Year 3 for our children and extended opportunities for professional development. We are also proud to be part of the Kyra Alliance of schools.

We are looking for a teacher who is:

 ▸ An excellent classroom teacher committed to high standards for all children

 ▸ Has high expectations of the children in terms of behaviour and learning

 ▸ Is a good team player

 ▸ Has a creative approach to teaching and learning

 ▸ Has the determination to make school life a positive, rewarding and enjoyable experience.

We can offer you:

 ▸ Children who are eager to learn

 ▸ The opportunity to be part of a dedicated and highly motivated team

 ▸ High quality professional development and support

Visits to the school for potential candidates are encouraged:

Application forms and further details are available by telephone 01522 800971 or e-mail

Closing date for applications is midday on Thursday 20th June 2019

The Birchwood Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS and Prohibition Order check. References will be taken prior to interview.