Cranford Primary School is looking to appoint an experienced Attendance Officer/Welfare/Admin Assistant to work with collaboratively with parents, the school community and external agencies to improve overall attendance.
The role entails following up absences and monitoring attendance and punctuality, identifying patterns and inconsistencies of individual students/groups of students to ensure that this information is swiftly made available to appropriate staff enabling robust plans to be adhered to in accordance with DfE policy. You will take responsibility for the day-to-day systems and processes relating to the school’s target to raise attendance levels of our students.
Additional duties will include working in a very busy school office - manning the Reception desk, answering telephone calls and helping out with basic administrative duties.
We are looking for an enthusiastic person with relevant experience and a high level of personal drive and energy. You will be exceptionally well organised, flexible, a good team worker and capable of multi-tasking,
Excellent spoken and written language skills are essential, along with good numeracy skills and IT skills, preferably including a knowledge of Integris.
In return, we offer development opportunities to all our staff, plus a supportive and friendly environment to work in.
To discuss the role in more detail, please contact Meena Walia, the Headteacher. As an equal opportunity employer, we are keen to provide an appropriate interviewing environment for all applicants. If you have a requirement that can be met with an adjustment (particularly with regards to access, interpreters, Support Worker etc) please let me know.
The closing date for applications to be returned is 10am on Monday 5th October 2020. Interviews will take place on Friday 9th October 2020.
Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.