Vacancy Summary

Family Support Worker required for September 2024

Fixed term position (1.9.24-31.8.25 in the first instance)

Salary: NJC Scale 4, SCP 7-11 (depending on experience) 15 hours per week (working pattern negotiable) £8,253.39 – £8,825.84

Are you a compassionate, patient and nurturing person?

Do you want to work in a primary school with a happy, family feel and hardworking staff?

Vacancy Information

The Academy Councillors invite applications from candidates who fit the following bill:


  • Put children before anything else
  • Supportive of our Catholic ethos
  • Commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
  • Committed to working effectively as part of a team
  • Willing to contribute to the wider school and its community
  • Enthusiastic about working in partnership with parents/carers to secure the very best for our children


  • Promote high quality support and intervention for pupils and families
  • High levels of motivation and integrity
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Caring, compassionate and patient in nature
  • Ability to liaise effectively with outside agencies

In return, we offer:

  • Fantastic children with bags of potential and enthusiasm for learning
  • A very warm, welcoming and supportive staff team
  • Senior Leaders who care about staff well-being and workload
  • A whole school ethos and approach centred on building relationships with each other, our children and their parents/carers and families
  • A commitment to providing opportunities and experiences to your ongoing professional development.

OFSTED SECTION 8 Inspection January 2018 said: 'St Francis continues to be a good school where pupils feel completely safe in the school's warm and friendly atmosphere… pupils make good progress because they are taught well and take pride in what they are able to achieve.'

The Diocese of Leeds SECTION 48 February 2018: ‘St Francis Catholic Primary School is an outstanding school

Application details are available from the school office and visits by appointment with our Headteacher, Andrea Haines, are encouraged and most welcome or go to

Closing Date: 12 Noon, Thursday 11 July 2024


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