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Attendance Welfare Officer

Location
Warners End Road, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP1 3DW
School
Laureate Academy
Hours
Full Time, Term Time
Salary
£19,650 - £20,043 (to be pro-rated)
Posted
14th November 2022
Start Date
14th November 2022
Expires
1st December 2022 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
1287992
Job Reference
Eteach/Attendance
Start date
14th November 2022
  • Contract type: Fixed term contract
  • Contract length: Until July 2023
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1287992

Attendance Welfare Officer

Hours: 37 per week - usually undertaken between 8am - 4pm

Fixed-term contract from September 2022 to July 23, term-time only

Salary (actual) = £16,827 - £17,163

The purpose of the role is to support parents and students in improving students’ attendance at school, through proactive monitoring and intervention. Improving the attendance of persistently absent students will be a priority. Primarily, the role will involve engaging with parents and students through telephone discussions and home visits, although formal meetings may also be required on occasion. The role will involve close liaison with the academy’s attendance officer, as well as working with the wider pastoral team.

The role would suit somebody who is passionate about the importance of excellent attendance and who is motivated and determined to secure the best outcomes for students. Successful candidates must be able to work flexibly, to prioritise their workload and to use their initiative. They must also be able to travel (drive) to be able to undertake home visits (expensed).

Emotional resilience, empathy and the ability to hold sensitive, challenging conversations are important to the role. 

We look forward to receiving your application. 

(Please see Job Description for full details)

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Safeguarding Statement:

The Laureate Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. To this end both an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and a Barred List check are required for this role. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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