Attendance Officer

Closing date: 19/07/2016
Salary: £ Point Range 27 to 29 dependent upon experience (the full time equivalent is ?23935 - ?25694) pro-rata

Job description:

Salary: Point Range 27 to 29 dependent upon experience (the full time equivalent is £23935 - £25694) pro-rata salary details are below:

Full Time 37 hours per week, Term Time (40 weeks): £21,021 to £22,566

Part Time 20 hours per week, Term Time (40 weeks): £11,363 to £12,198

We are currently recruiting for 2 Attendance Officer’s to work across a group of academies within the L.E.A.D. Academy Trust. There is both a full time position and a part time position (3 days) available to join us in the new academic year.

As the lead for attendance at St Ann’s Well Academy, Huntingdon Academy and Windmill L.E.A.D. Academy the main focus of the role will be to work collaboratively with all key stakeholders to create positive attendance.  

The Attendance Officer will support pupils and parents/guardians with attendance issues and to provide general administrative support to the academy in relation to improving overall attendance. You will have considerable experience of working in one or more of the following settings; working with children and families, social work, working in education.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Support pupils and their parents/guardians to understand the importance of their attendance in order to achieve their aspirations
  • Conduct checks and ensure parents/guardians of any pupils not on register are contacted
  • To report back to SLT on attendance levels and strategies for improvement
  • To assist with the identification of pupils who will receive support in improving their attendance record.
  • Work alongside relevant staff, teachers and senior management and determine appropriate levels of intervention
  • Undertake home visits where appropriate
  • Conducting yourself in line with our professional standards and building excellent professional relationships with pupils, staff and the community.
  • Work in a way that supports our Safeguarding Policy and promote a safe environment for children within the provision

The L.E.A.D. Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please note that C.V.’s can only be considered alongside a fully completed application form. Applications should be sent to hannah.bingham@leadacademytrust.co.uk 

If you would like further information, don't hesitate to call us on 01158 225 440.

Closing Date: Tuesday 19th July 2016 at noon

Please click on the links below:

Job description and person specification

Application form


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