Family Liaison Officer

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Post: Family Liaison Officer
Location: Woodthorpe Primary School
Pay scale: NJC Grade 05, covering SCP 15: £27,803 to 20: £30,296 gross per annum pro rata.
Actual Annual Salary: £21,005.82 to £22,889.34 (Under 5 years of Service)
Contract: Part time, Permanent: 32.5 hours per week x term time (39 working weeks) consideration can be taken for a flexible working pattern with a minimum of 3 day working week.
Start date: Week commencing 4th March 2024

Minerva Learning Trust is an expanding Sheffield based multi-academy Trust with a vision of providing outstanding education for all the students within our schools. The Trust is passionate that all students should see their time at school as happy and fulfilling with their potential developed to the utmost. Woodthorpe joined Minerva in September 2021 and is the first primary school in the trust. Working collaboratively with our secondary colleagues the school has already benefited from their expertise. Exciting times lie ahead as the Trust continues to grow, partnerships are strengthened and the offer for all our children is enhanced.

The successful candidate will join a positive and forward thinking inclusion team who are committed to delivering the very best outcomes for all. The role will have a specific focus on supporting improvements in attendance as well as working closely with children and their families to ensure they are able to make the most of the opportunities that school has to offer.

Candidates are encouraged to visit the school or have an informal discussion about the role with Dave Smith – Headteacher. Arrangements for this can be made by contacting Sarah Brown – Business Support Manager via e-mail –

The closing date is Monday 26th of February 2024 at 9.00am and interviews will take place week commencing 26th of February 2024.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment, further information can be found in our child protection and safeguarding policy on our statutory information page on our website Minerva Learning Trust. The successful candidate will be required to complete an  Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Further information is available by contacting Sarah Brown via e-mail: The application form and information pack is available on the school website Please ensure that you do not fill in a Sheffield City Council application form in respect of this vacancy, ONLY MINERVA LEARNING TRUST APPLICATION FORMS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Please provide telephone numbers and email addresses for yourself and referees.

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