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Education Support Practitioner - Islington

Job Title: Education Support Practitioner - Islington
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Islington
Salary: £25.27 - 25.27 per hour
Start Date: 08/11/2023
Duration: 2 months initially
REF: SD3010202302
Contact Name: Kasey Sanders
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Education Support Practitioner - Islington

Are you a passionate, dedicated Education Support Practitioner looking for your next role? 4Recruitment Services are recruiting an Education Support Practitioner to join a team based in Islington.

Umbrella Rate: £25.27 per hour

Duration:08/11/2023 – 2 months initially

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm, 35 hrs/week 

Education Support Practitioner role: Full JD Available

  • Engage with young people that are based within a Pupil Referral Unit and/or Islington’s Alternative Provision providers to reach their full potential
  • Home visiting and attending school sites
  • Develop effective working relationships with NRC staff and partner agencies to coordinate and support transition of children to/from mainstream schools and promote identification of children in need of help
  • Offer in-school support and work alongside practitioners already involved in a child’s life to improve educational outcomes
  • Supporting children to attend school
  • Offering individual and group interventions that improve outcomes for children and young people, Particularly in relation to attainment, attendance and reducing school exclusions
  • Log, monitor and track pupil attendance, exclusions and attainment progression across a locality in order to inform targeting of resources, planning and delivery of appropriate intervention
  • Participate in a flexible approach to meet the needs of NRC children with poor attendance
  • Participate in data collection and recording into the relevant management information systems in order to capture all necessary inputs, outputs and outcomes for young people, their families and carers
  • Attend meetings, reviews and conferences where necessary

Essential Requirements

  • Experience of engaging children and families through community based or educational establishments to identify and meet needs
  • Ability to deliver advice, guidance, support and interventions to families with the aim of improving family resilience and ability to offer consultation and advice to practitioners around improving Educational outcomes
  • Ability to work alongside practitioners involved in a child’s life, contributing to the family plan
  • An understanding of child development, trauma informed practice, and the family/environmental stressors that can have a detrimental impact on children reaching their full potential
  • Ability to work flexibly
  • You Must Have Right to Live & Work in the UK
  • Enhanced Child and Adult DBS registered to the update service

We also offer an outstanding referral scheme for any Education Support Practitioner friends or colleagues.

If you are an Education Support Practitioner and would like to express your interest, please contact us for this great opportunity by calling on 0208 514 9110 and speak to Sammy Davis Or email on, 

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.