Attendance Officer

The SmartList
01 Dec 2016
05 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Waterlooville

JOB TITLE: Attendance Officer

SALARY & BENEFITS: GBP17,239 - GBP19,402 actual

WORKING HOURS: Monday - Thursday 8.15 - 4.30 & Friday 8.15 - 4.00 (Term time only)

THE COMPANY: We are currently working with a Catholic school and sixth form college who is a highly successful provider of 11-18 year education for the Roman Catholic and wider Christian community in Waterlooville.

THE ROLE: As an Attendance Officer you will be maintaining and developing systems that will enable the school to improve on base figures on attendance and truancy as set by the Government, the LA and the school. You will be working with the Deputy Head, Business support manager and liaising directly with teaching staff and communicating with parents regarding parent's attendance at school.

Key Responsibilities of an Attendance Officer to include:-
  • Undertake attendance check duties including;
    • Producing reports
    • Registration certificates and attendance check reports
    • Exclusion details
    • Medical and other appointments
    • Parental contact for absent students
  • Check on vulnerable students at risk of truanting
  • Chase up reasons for absence using agreed systems
  • Develop positive links with parents of students at rick of persistent absence
  • Maintain accurate and up to date student information
  • Maintain records and produce reports required by statute
  • Attendance administrative support to the Deputy Head
  • Liaise with parents on attendance issues

THE CANDIDATE: The successful candidate will need to be a confident individual who has an excellent telephone manner. Ideally you will have experience working within a Secondary school setting in an Attendance Officer position.

Key experience essential for the Attendance Officer role:
  • Experience working as an Attendance Officer
  • Has SIMS experience (or worked with a similar system)
  • Worked within a school previously
  • Willing to complete a DBS check if employed
  • Live within a commutable distance to Waterlooville

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