Assistant Attendance Officer

Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, BD19 3AQ
07 Jun 2019
20 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Whitcliffe Mount School
Enjoy  Achieve Celebrate

“This school continues to be good” - Ofsted September 2017

Assistant Attendance Officer

Grade: 7 (SCP 14-17)

Whole Year/Term Time: Term Time + 5 INSET days

Hours per Week: 20

Salary £10,530-£11,175

Start Date: September 2019

To work 20 hours per week Monday to Friday, term time + 5 INSET days, we are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic and caring individual to provide support to individual and groups of students, whose attendance is not meeting our expectations. They will liaise with parents, educational social workers, and feeder schools, both to facilitate and implement an agreed programme of support with regards to students who meet agreed
intervention criteria. As part of this they will be responsible for arranging and completing home visits.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be able to demonstrate experience of working with children and young people
  • Have a passion for students’ learning and be committed to the safeguarding of all students
  • Be highly organised, flexible and adaptable
  • Have very high expectations of students
  • Be able to show relevant experience in ensuring students succeed
  • Be creative in their approach
  • Have an understanding of interventions/strategies to promote excellent attendance
  • Commit to the school’s ethos of ‘Enjoy, Achieve, Celebrate’

Further information can be downloaded from the website

To apply for this post please complete the attached application form and return to

The closing date is Thursday 20th June 2019 at 12.00 noon.

An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this position. Whitcliffe Mount is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.