Attendance Officer - CCS

Job Vacancy

Attendance Officer

Temporary for 1 year in first instance, 37hrs/week, term time only

WPT 3 £18,933 – £19,698 per annum (pro-rata £16,384 – £17,046)

As soon as possible


Clifton Community School

12th November 2020 (noon)

About us

Wickersley Partnership Trust was founded in 2014 with charitable status and currently comprises of 7 primary schools and 4 secondary schools (including 1 sixth form) across Rotherham and neighbouring counties with a further primary and secondary school due to join the Trust in the near future. WPT is committed to ensuring that all students have the best educational experience possible, and to do this, we recognise the importance of supporting our staff thoroughly in their professional development through the dissemination of best practice and collaboration, and through reflecting and debating on their practice. More about our vision can be found on our website which we highly recommend taking a look at if applying for this role.

About the role

We are looking for someone with attention to detail who can play a key role within Clifton Community School.  Your main responsibility will be to assist the Senior Attendance Officer with all aspects of monitoring Attendance, focussing on the school target of reducing unauthorised absence of students within the school.

Successful candidates will need to:

  • monitor attendance, producing and analysing data;
  • maintain regular contact with families/carers/Early Help and other agencies;
  • instigate and/or action intervention strategies as directed;
  • mentor and support students and families to improve attendance.

Candidates would need to:

  • possess a good standard of secondary education – GCSE in English/Maths or equivalent
  • have a background of working with young people;
  • be a good communicator;
  • establish good working relationships with both pupils and parents;
  • have good organisational skills and ability to work to deadlines.

Knowledge of the Bromcom system is desirable, however full training will be provided to the successful candidate.

You will be given full support in your career development as we believe that development of staff is a key aspect in raising standards for our students. We will be scoring the application and interview process based on skills required for the role as well as behaviour competencies.

If you would like to have an informal conversation about the role, please contact Clifton Community School on 01709 515005.

Completed application forms should be returned to by the application deadline.

In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, the appointment will be subject to an enhanced criminal record check and satisfactory references.

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Please note we operate safer recruitment and we do not accept CV’s, all applicants must complete an application form in full.