Attendance Officer

Selwood Academy
Frome, Somerset
Contract Type
Full Time, Part Time
Grade 15, £10.78 ph
Start Date
As soon as possible
5th December 2022 09:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
As soon as possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Contract Length: Term Time plus one week
  • Job ID: 1289289

Attendance Officer

Required asap - 30 hours per week, working across 5 days Monday – Friday, term time only plus Inset days. Starting salary of Grade 15 (£10.78ph). Job share or part time applications will be considered

We are looking for a friendly, skilled and enthusiastic individual to join our team to provide an efficient and effective attendance service to the school, including analysis and tracking of attendance to identify issues and inform staff as appropriate. You will contribute to raising achievement by improving school attendance, promote positive attitudes and support our families with appropriate advice and guidance.

“Selwood is a good school. Pupils at the school are extremely polite and accommodating…. Pupils are enthusiastic in their learning …. There is a real sense of fun at the school …… The range of opportunities provided by the school enhances the quality of pupils’ education” (Ofsted June 2017) and in 2019 the Academy received a section 48 SIAMS inspection in which it was judged as “Excellent.”

We require someone who is:

• Organised, flexible, and able to work on your own initiative, coping with the various demands of a busy role

• Friendly, confident and approachable

• An excellent communicator with a professional manner

• Confident in the use of IT.

• Supports the Academy’s vision and values

• Demonstrates excellent interpersonal, organisation and communication skills.

• Experience of working in schools is highly desirable.

We are able to offer you an energetic and enthusiastic team, an exciting curriculum model and opportunities to develop your role through effective professional support. We are rich and diverse in our extra curriculum activities and constantly seek excellence in all aspects of our school life. You will join a highly skilled and knowledgeable Inclusion Team with direct reports to the Pastoral Manager. This is a warm, friendly and supportive Academy, which values staff CPD and professional development.


Safeguarding Statement:

Selwood 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. In line with Safer Recruitment all our posts require an enhanced criminal background check via the disclosure procedure and are subject to pre-employment checks.  We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.