School Attendance Support Assistant

Manchester, Greater Manchester
£15,043 - £17,093 (actual)
21 Nov 2016
02 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

The Co-operative Academy of Manchester

Required January 2017

or sooner

School Attendance Support Assistant

Grade 4 points 17 – 21

£15,043 - £17,093 (actual)

Term time only plus 5 days

We are seeking to appoint an Attendance Support Assistant to work as part of our outstanding Attendance Team. The successful candidate will contribute to developing and delivering a professional and efficient service for students and families in order to promote good attendance and, in doing so, help them overcome barriers to learning. This is a key position in a supportive and forward-thinking academy which offers the successful candidate the opportunity to make a real difference to students’ lives.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and tenacious person to join the team who has good organisational skills, a good eye for detail, a good sense of humour and personal resilience. You will be joining an academy that has a sustained outstanding record for attendance, coming in the top 1% of all schools nationally for the past two years. The role is varied and includes administration, liaising with staff, students and families and making home visits.

The Co-operative Academy of Manchester is the city’s most improved school and boasts a state of the art building and fantastic facilities. Our core values of fairness, ambition and respect drive all that we do to ensure the highest quality outcomes for every student. If you have the passion, drive and skills to help develop our outstanding attendance service, we want to hear from you!

“The Co-operative Academies Trust, as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Trust on its behalf”.

Please download full details and an application form from our website  by clicking apply or contact Mrs S Stephenson, c/o The Co-operative Academy of Manchester, Plant Hill Road, Higher Blackley, Manchester M9 0WQ. Alternatively e-mail to or telephone 0161 795 3005.

Closing Date – 12 noon, Friday 2nd December

Interviews – week beginning Monday 5th December 2016