Home School Link Worker


Home School Link Worker
Job Reference
PB 06.05.21
Linden Bridge School
Closing Date


Home School Link Worker
Linden Bridge School
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Maximum Salary FTE:
Contract Type
Closing Date

Advert Details


Where possible interviews will be held on site within our schools and we will adhere to our current Covid policy for external visitors. Otherwise interviews will be held remotely by teams or skype.

Working Pattern: 3 days per week, 8.30am - 4.30pm, with a 30 minute unpaid lunch break, plus 1.5 hours per week to allow for attending out of hours meetings, including after school staff meeting, Parents Evenings etc. We would require that there is an element of flexibility to work outside of normal school hours to accommodate the needs and commitments of some of our families.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Home School Link Worker to join the team at Linden Bridge School. The successful candidates will work directly with children and families, individually and in groups, particularly focusing on parenting skills, behaviour management and practical skills; while also supporting teachers in facilitating the emotional and educational development of targeted children.

The successful applicant will be educated to Educated to A level, HNC or equivalent, or able to evidence ability at an equivalent level and have previous work experience in a relevant environment. The ability to apply specialist skills/judgement to undertake a programme of works is also a must.

Linden Bridge School is a special school in Worcester Park, Surrey for children and young people with complex communication and interaction needs. Originally part of the LIFT Partnership Multi Academy Trust, a family of schools who work together to use and share a wide range of expertise and services, LIFT Partnership has now merged with The Howard Partnership Trust (THPT) from March 2021.

THPT value their staff very highly, as reflected in the excellent retention rates across the Trust. THPT also operate an extensive Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty & Service Awards, consideration of relocation packages, travel allowances and grants, access to discount schemes and membership of the Teacher Pension Scheme.

If you would like to request a tour of the school, or meet with us informally before applying, then please contact the Recruitment Team at recruitment@thpt.org.uk

For more information about working within The Howard Partnership Trusts and what we can offer please visit:

For additional information about The Howard Partnership Trust please view the video below.

Interviews may happen earlier than the closing date by mutual agreement, early applications are encouraged.

Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

The Howard Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Our Vision is to excel at ‘bringing out the best’ in young people of all abilities and aptitudes, and so increase their life chances for their future success and fulfilment.


The following documents are available relating to this vacancy:

THPT Staff Prospectus - March 2019.pdf

Job Profile - Home School Link Worker - Linden Bridge School.docx

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