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Clarendon School is part of The Auriga Academy Trust. It is a special school for pupils aged 4-16 with moderate learning difficulties and additional complex needs (including autism). There are places for 140 young people, usually in classes of around 12. Our team work together to provide the best education and pastoral care to ensure that Clarendon is a place of learning for everyone.

If you're searching for your next post, why not contact us now? You'll be working at a great school and be part of a friendly, helpful team. We're always interested to hear from enthusiastic, committed candidates.

Clarendon School and The Auriga Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Our current vacancies are as follows:

Family Partnership Worker

Start Date: ASAP

32.5 hours per week – 39 weeks per year 

Salary: Scale 5 - NJC12

Clarendon is a special school for pupils with moderate learning difficulties, some of whom have additional complex needs (including Autism). There are places for around 140 young people (50 Primary and 90 Secondary), usually in classes around 12. Our schools moved into new premises in 2018, with the new Secondary Centre co-located with a mainstream secondary school and another special school in central Twickenham. Our Primary Centre is located in Hampton, both centres you will be required to work at. 

We are looking to appoint a motivated and organised family partnership worker  to join our caring and friendly team.This role entails working with senior leaders to identify and support families to reduce barriers to pupil attendance and learning, to help parents and carers to network and to access support from other agencies (which may include financial support, housing and social care), and to work with the designated safeguarding lead, attending some Children in Need and Team Around the Child meetings.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop strong and positive relationships with staff, pupils and their families. We are looking for staff with good communication skills and the ability to work on their own initiative. 

To apply for this post, please complete our application form. In your letter of application in Section 9 you will need to explain how your skills, ability, knowledge and experience match the individual requirements in the person specification. Give evidence/examples wherever you can in support of your application. Relevant experience may include paid work or other activities such as college, leisure, family or domestic, community and voluntary work.

Candidates are welcome to visit one of our centres, to book an appointment please contact 0203 146 1441. 

Clarendon School is part of The Auriga Academy Trust which is a small local specialist academy chain.  The Trust and its three constituent special schools work in a close and supportive partnership, with each school maintaining its unique identity and ethos. All Trust schools are in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, South West London which has excellent public transport links. Further details about the Trust can be found on the Auriga Academy Trust website www.aurigaacademytrust.org.uk 

Closing date for applications: 15th July 2022

Interviews: 18th July 2022

Clarendon School and The Auriga Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.