School Attendance Officer

10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

School Attendance Officer, Blackpool

A secondary school in the Blackpool and Fylde area is currently recruiting for an attendance officer on a temporary basis. This exciting role is to start ASAP and requires an experienced candidate due to the nature of the role. You will be required to work 8am-4pm for a period of 3-4 months.

The purpose of the attendance officer is to oversee attendance across the school, ensuring that students are attending and barriers to learning are addressed and reduced. You will be responsible for dealing with staff, pupils, parents and externals agencies and will be working within a small team dealing with registers, absence calls, follow ups and meeting with external agencies. You should have excellent SIMS experience and be able to produce detailed reports for SLT when required.

Experience required;

- Experience of working with vulnerable and disaffected pupils in both mainstream and specialist settings

- Needs a minimum of 2 years' experience working within an educational setting

- Experience of working with troubled families and pupils with poor attendance

- High level of confidence of working on SIMS

We are proud to support a diverse portfolio of schools across Lancashire, so even if this job or location is not suitable, we would still like to hear from you regarding your relevant experience, as we may have other roles available in schools, which may be a better match. All candidates will be subject to Randstad Education's child protection and UK eligibility checks.

If you feel you have the recent and relevant experience for this attendance role then please contact Leanne Kessell, your specialist consultant, via email at

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