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Attendance Improvement Manager

Donald Road, Bristol, Bristol, BS13 7DQ
Bedminster Down School
Full Time
Grade 7 – full time salary £30,151-£32,909 (actual
9th May 2023
Start Date
As soon as possible
5th June 2023 12:00 AM
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  • Contract type: Permanent
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  • Job ID: 1333085

Attendance Improvement Manager

Salary: Grade 7 – full time salary £30,151-£32,909 (actual FTE salary £25,442-£27,770)

Bedminster Down School is looking for an experienced and supportive person, who is able to set high expectations for young people and their families, to join our team as an Attendance Improvement Manager. You will primarily be responsible for devising and implementing strategies which make a significant positive impact on the attendance of individuals and large groups of students, whilst ensuring that all of our statutory responsibilities with regards to attendance and safeguarding young people are met. You will work closely with a Senior Leader with responsibility for attendance and you will manage a small attendance team who will support you in improving attendance within the school.

It is not just our teaching staff who help us to create exceptional results. Our support staff are vital to ensuring that our pupils achieve their full potential and become confident, resilient and compassionate people who can make a positive contribution to society. We believe that you should be supported too, with all the opportunities you need to develop your career and achieve your goals. You will have very regular contact with your SLT line manager and will shape the attendance improvement agenda with them. In your role you will meet students and their parents regularly, identifying barriers to attendance and ensuring that staff from across the school are doing their part to support students to attend consistently. You will look carefully at trends in attendance data and ensure that we are targeting our intervention and support where it is most needed.

The ideal candidate for this post will have experience of working with young people who are struggling to engage with education and of working with external agencies to support families. Most of all though, you will have a ‘can-do’ attitude and the ability to build strong and accountable relationships quickly.

If you want to play an instrumental role in helping some of our most vulnerable young people to flourish during their time in school then this is the job for you.

In return we offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • A full and varied training programme offering development for our staff
  • An opportunity to work in a supportive team from whom you can learn, develop and grow
  • Wider opportunities to be involved across the Futura Learning Partnership
  • An energised and professional working environment
  • Benefits include; pension scheme, discounted sports centre/gym membership, free wellbeing support & medical cover, free on-site parking and cycle to work scheme.

We are keen to ensure that you have as much information to proceed with your application as possible, so if you would like a conversation about either the academy or the position please contact Jon Van Eker (Assistant Principal).

Futura Learning Partnership is a partnership of schools across the South West that are working together to provide a high-quality educational experience for all students in their care and be a truly inclusive provider of 4-19 education in the area.

The closing date for applications is: 23:59 on04/06/2023.

Interviews are likely to take place in week beginning 05/06/2023.

No CVs or agencies please

To apply:

Download the Job Description/Person Specification and Application Form Trust Recruitment Pack

Click on the ‘apply’ button to be redirected and apply online via the Futura Learning Jobsite


Early applications are encouraged. Bedminster Down School reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement, should the school be able to appoint an appropriate candidate.



Safeguarding Statement:

Futura Learning Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Your suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process. For this post, prior to appointment Futura Learning Partnership will apply for a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring check, a Children’s Barred list check, two satisfactory references, satisfactory pre-employment health screening and for Teachers, a Prohibition Check in relation to the children’s workforce. In some settings a Declaration will be required in order to meet our obligations under the ‘Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006.
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