School Attendance Officer Primary (Temporary)

Recruiter
Eden Brown Education
Location
Manchester
Posted
05 Jan 2019
Closes
31 Jan 2019
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
School Attendance Officer – Primary (Temporary)
Manchester
£70 - £90 per day
Eden Brown Education are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, reliable, and committed Attendance Officer & Admin Assistant to promote high levels of school attendance and punctuality, implement highly effective whole school attendance systems, and be responsible for individual casework.
The appointed person will take a proactive role in improving attendance levels for all students, with particular attention to vulnerable groups. You will need to have excellent communication skills and the ability to build effective relationships with students, staff and parents/carers.
You will be responsible for monitoring and improving attendance at both whole school and individual levels, working with families to reduce and eliminate barriers to good attendance. The role will include work with school staff and other agencies to address family needs that impact on attendance and progress. The post holder will also assist in the admission and transfer of pupils including maintenance of accurate records and provide general office support.
Main Duties will include:
- To play a key role in the Academy Attendance Team to ensure that whole school attendance first meets and then exceeds the national average.
- To play a key role in the Academy Attendance Team to ensure that whole school attendance first meets and then exceeds the national average.
- To support the Attendance Manager in increasing and maintaining the level of student attendance and lowering Persistent Absence (PA) at the Academy amongst all student groups.
- To ensure all information/data relating to student attendance is accurately recorded, analysed and acted upon in an appropriate and timely manner.
- To communicate effectively with both parents and students both in person and by telephone.
- To build positive relationships with both students and parents to boost attendance.
- To attend student/parent meetings / make home visits in relation to student attendance issues.
- To take telephone calls, relay messages to staff and parents.
- To undertake routine clerical duties, including spreadsheets/excel
This is for an immediate start with the school. To apply for the role you will:
- Hold a full and valid DBS registered with the update service, or be prepared to apply for a new one
- Be able to provide references (Work or University based) covering the last two years
- To be a team player.
- To have a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office packages.
- Minimum of A-C grade in GCSE English and Maths or equivalent.
- A fundamental belief in the power of education to enable pupils to achieve anything they set their minds to.
- A minimum of 2 years' experience of working in school attendance or an equivalent role.
- The ability to travel to locations within the local community.
‘Pay Over The Summer' Scheme work 120 days in the academic year and receive up to £200 per week over the 6 week summer holidays!!
Eden Brown Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All of our roles are subject to the relevant checks and procedures.

Eden Brown Education is an equal opportunities employer. For more opportunities, please visit (url removed)

Similar jobs

Similar jobs