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Senior Attendance Officer

Location
Croydon
School
Meridian High School
Hours
Full Time
Salary
£25,000
Posted
30th March 2021
Start Date
As soon as possible
Expires
14th April 2021 11:20 AM
Contract Term
Permanent
Job ID
1142530
Start date
As soon as possible
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Your Opportunity

As part of our team the post holder will support the smooth operation of the school through the handling of enquiries, dealing with admissions and ensuring school attendance is a very strong feature of the school. The post holder will provide an outstanding service for parents, students and staff. Additionally they will ensure records are kept in line with external and internal audit requirements and information is shared with appropriate members of staff. Excellent communication and empathy are therefore vital skills.  

Reporting to the Deputy Head Teacher a Senior Attendance Officer is required to manage, promote and secure high levels of attendance and punctuality of students within the school. With line management responsibility of an Attendance Officer, the priority is to continue to drive down student absence and further enhance attendance across all the year groups on behalf of the school.


About Meridian High School

Meridian High School is a forward-looking, dynamic Academy, on a journey of sustainable school improvement within GLF Schools. We believe education is about developing the whole person, within the school values of ‘resilience, ambition and respect.’

What we are looking for


• Be enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team.


• Be passionate about the students’ learning and welfare.


• Be keen to be part of the wider school community, participating in extra-curricular clubs


Why work at Meridian High School


• The opportunity of working within a supportive, friendly environment in this well run and respected school.


• Good opportunities for personal/career development.


• A Pension Scheme.


• A supportive senior management team and wider staff body within GLF Schools


• Recognition of previous school continuous service


Thrive in a Career at GLF


GLF Schools is a dynamic, forward thinking and rapidly expanding Academy Trust with many career opportunities for new and existing staff. Each school in our Trust has its own individual identity, while benefiting from the expertise that comes from dedicated and experienced regional and Trust teams. Our schools serve to meet the needs of its own local community, yet all are united in their core purpose of providing an outstanding educational experience. GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish. Our offer includes:


• Continuous Professional Development


• Work life and family friendly policies


• Flexible Working


• Staff Wellbeing


• Career Pathways and Talent Management


• Staff Benefits


• Community and Collaboration


• Valued worker scheme


The Details 


Salary - GLF Associate - £25,000 FTE £29,358.97

Hours -  8am-3.30pm Term Time Only

Permanent Contract 


Closing date for applications -16th April 2021

Start Date- ASAP

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we support applications from educators from diverse backgrounds and from educators seeking flexible working opportunities. We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place. 

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Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

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