We currently have a vacancy for an Attendance Officer to cover a maternity contract at Hareclive E-ACT Academy. We are looking for the candidate to commence employment as soon as possible.
POST: Attendance Officer
START DATE: ASAP
LOCATION: Hareclive E-ACT Academy
HOURS: 20 hours per week (Monday to Friday, 08:30 – 12:30)
CONTRACT: Temporary, Maternity Cover
The purpose of the job is to assist the Home School Worker in overseeing the schools attendance procedures, ensuring that official registers are accurately maintained and attendance trends monitored. You will help towards improving levels of attendance, reducing absences and reflect the policies and values of E-ACT.
Your key responsibilities will be to contribute in ensuring excellent attendance for every child at Hareclive E-ACT Academy (98% or above), working with families to improve attendance and working across the academy to raise awareness of non-attendance.
A brief snapshot of your main activities are as follows:
- To answer and record first day phone calls, and check the voicemail inbox for absence related messages.
- Input absence data into the academy SIMs database
- To follow up on any missing registration marks
- To follow up on any missing reasons for absence
- Answer all telephone calls relating to absence
- To assist the Home School Worker with home visits
- Attendance data analysis for Home School Worker
- Uploading attendance evidence to core computer systems.
- To be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, safeguarding, pastoral issues, health and safety, security, confidentiality and data protection.
- Reporting all concerns to the appropriate member of staff.
Full training for the post will be offered, and we would love to hear from you if you think you would be an ideal candidate for this role.
Please refer to the job description and person specification for further details on the post.
What we value : Our values are our anchor point and underpin all we do.
THINKING BIG: For themselves and for the world around them by thinking beyond the four walls of their academy, and having the belief that anything they aspire to achieve is possible through hard work.
DOING THE RIGHT THING: In all that they do by carefully thinking through their decisions, even when it means doing something that’s hard or takes a lot of time.
SHOWING TEAM SPIRIT: By supporting one another, and knowing that by working together great things can be achieved.
If you feel you would thrive within this role, then we would love to hear from you; we hope the further particulars will give you a clear picture of the journey we are on and encourage you to apply for this key post at a very exciting stage in the school’s development.
The closing date for applications is:
Sunday 1st November 2020 at 5PM.
Interview date - to be confirmed
For further details on the post and how to apply, you will need to click on the 'Apply Now' button to be re-directed to our main advert and then submit your application online through Job Train.
E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.
E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community .
All E-ACT academies, the Ambassadors and Headteachers are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, and undergo appropriate checks including an enhanced DBS check. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.