We are looking for an Attendance Officer to join our supportive and talented team at Bristol Metropolitan Academy. We are a diverse multi-academy trust, looking for professional and ambitious people, with a passion for transforming our students’ learning.
What we are looking for:
To be successful in the post, we are looking for an Attendance Officer who will work alongside relevant academy staff to contribute to raising achievement by improving student attendance. Will accurately maintain the Academy’s legal attendance records within strict deadlines, ensuring compliance with legislative requirements. Will monitor student attendance and initiate appropriate action as required in line with academy policy. Will promote and support high levels of attendance and a positive attendance and punctuality culture within the Academy. Previous experience of attendance work in education is not required (though would be advantageous) but a willingness to upskill in this area quickly is required.
Please download the full job description and person specification via the CLF careers website.
Not only will you be working within Bristol Metropolitan Academy, one of our fantastic academies, but you will be a part of a diverse Federation working alongside professional and inspirational people. The Cabot learning Federation are committed to providing the very best learning experiences for every young person we educate which you can be a part of. You will have access to our generous benefits package including excellent annual leave entitlement, access to our pension scheme and a number of other well-being benefits. You will be working within a large multi-academy trust which provides dedicated training programmes and the opportunity to gain experience within other departments and CLF functions.
About the Cabot Learning Federation
The Cabot Learning Federation is a diverse Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) in the South West. We currently sponsor eight secondary academies, nine primary academies, an all through provision, a studio school, a discrete Post 16 provision and an alternative provision which consists of one primary and three secondary phases. CLF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The trust is proud to serve a diverse student population and their communities. We actively encourage applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. We are proud to be part of a vibrant community and celebrate the richness of cultures, faiths and backgrounds of our students. We aim to develop a curriculum that is responsive to our pupils needs and reflects their diverse interests and backgrounds.
Bristol Metropolitan Academy is part of the Cabot Learning Federation (CLF). Bristol Metropolitan Academy is an oversubscribed forward thinking Academy based in Fishponds, Bristol, rated “Good” with Outstanding features by Ofsted in 2017.
The students are excited to learn and are real ambassadors for our diverse community. 60% of our students come from minority ethnic backgrounds. We have over 40 identified primary languages in our student and staff community with over 35% of our students coming from having English as an additional language backgrounds. A higher than average number of our students are supported with overcoming any barriers due to a special educational need. Overall we believe we enable all students to achieve their very best through our approach to inclusion coupled with our Metropolitan Way; High Standards, High Aspirations and High Expectations.
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list. Whilst this role does not work directly with students you will be based on site and have regular access to students and are therefore in regulated activity.
Please submit your application form via the CLF recruitment portal. CV’s will not be accepted and any submitted will not be considered alongside your application.
Please note updates regarding an application, which could include an invite to interview, will be sent to the email address used when registering an account. Copies of all correspondence will also appear under the ‘messages’ section, in the event that emails are being directed to a ‘junk’ or ‘trash’ folder please make regular checks on the status of an application.
Bristol Metropolitan 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.