Parent Family Support Advisor

Puriton Primary School

Parent Family Support Advisor

The Clevedon Learning Trust (CLT) was launched on 1st January 2015. The CLT is currently formed of twelve schools in two geographical areas; one secondary and five primary schools in Clevedon and one secondary and five primary schools in Bridgwater.

The CLT brings with it a new, innovative and student focussed approach to education within local communities. The CLT will provide high quality education and experiences for children and families.  We will achieve this through our formal school partnership, using the most effective teaching and learning strategies, the best resources and facilities and the clearest progression routes for our children from the age of 0 to 18.

Puriton Primary School is a small, friendly village school located in the heart of Puriton, Bridgwater. Our children are aged between 4 and 11 years and we operate seven classes. Our dedicated team of staff put our children’s best interests at the heart of everything we do and they work hard to ensure children remain challenged, motivated and engaged with their learning throughout their time with us.

Parent Family Support Advisor (PFSA)Part-time (14 hours per week, over 2 days, term time only)

Fixed Term Contract in the first instance

with scope to extend, funds permitting

Grade SCP12 (£22,183.00 pro-rata)

Start date: After Easter

Clevedon Learning Trust is looking to appoint a PFSA for Puriton Primary School.

Do you have:

  • A passion for improving outcomes for vulnerable children
  • Understanding of safeguarding and school-based support work
  • Ability to work with different agencies involved in safeguarding
  • Excellent inter-personal skills
  • High levels of organisation, motivation and confidence
  • Strong communication and administrative abilities

The work of the PFSA will allow children and families to feel supported and will ensure effective outcomes in terms of improving mental health, wellbeing, relationships and home and school circumstances for many of our families. Vulnerable pupils deserve to be identified and receive support from PFSAs who are well-trained, clear about their role and feel well supported to deliver their vital intervention.

We can offer you coordinated support in every aspect of your role. Support from Bridgwater’s PFSA co-ordinator to understand expectations of the role.

To apply for this role, please complete a support staff application form which can be accessed via the Puriton Primary School website:

If you would like to speak to someone for more details about the role, please contact:

Mrs Keir-Bucknall – Headteacher on 01278 683630. 

All applications including application form and covering letter should be emailed to

Please consider all aspects of the Job Description when writing your accompanying letter.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS.

Closing date for applications: 12pm – Friday 23rd April 2021.  Interview date: To be confirmed

Tagged as: Term time only

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Job Overview
  • Salary
    £22,183 pr
  • Job Category
    School jobs
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