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Current Vacancies

Geoffrey Field Junior School is currently looking to recruit a Family Worker.

Family Worker

29 hours per week * Term Time + inset * 4 days per week * Permanent

Occasional days to work in the holidays for meetings

From September 2024

This dedicated professional would suit an already experienced pastoral or family worker or someone with other relevant experience looking to develop their skills and expertise.  

Our ideal candidate will:

  • have experience of working with primary aged pupils and their families or have experience of providing pastoral support and guidance
  • have a good understanding of the issues that our families and pupils may encounter
  • be flexible, self-motivated and able to work under their own direction
  • be a team player and play an active role in our pastoral team
  • have designated person safeguarding training and have experience of dealing with child protection cases (training can be provided)
  • be keen to be involved in aspects of wider school life
  • knowledge of CPOMS would be advantageous

Is this you?  

Do you want to work in a fun and supportive environment with people who are committed to your development?

If you can answer "Yes" to the two statements above we would love to hear from you and show you around our school.  Please contact the school for a tour.  The job description and application details are below. 

Please do not send a CV. For the purposes of equal opportunities we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms. Please ensure that all application documentation is returned by email to

Closing date: 9am Monday 1st July 2024

Interviews will be on Tuesday 9th July 2024

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will be sought from the successful candidate and online searches will be undertaken.