Attendance Welfare Officer Lead
Grade 6, Scp 13 £19,437 to Scp 19 £21,888 (actual salary)
37 hours per week, term time only plus 5 training days
Monday to Thursday 8am to 4pm, Friday 8am to 3.30pm, (30 minutes unpaid lunch break)
Start Date: November 2021
Kelvin Hall School is part of Thrive Co-operative Learning Trust, formally YHCLT which was formed in September 2016 and is now responsible for 9 schools across Hull, 2 secondary and 7 primary schools.
We are a very successful 11-16 mixed comprehensive school with approximately 1505 students on roll. We are a popular first choice of school for families in Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire and are a very successful school academically.
We are looking for someone to lead, with the support of the senior management team, the implementation of the whole school attendance policy. The role will involve investigating and following-up students’ absence from school and promoting outstanding attendance, whilst working as part of the student support team in safeguarding and supporting students, particularly those who are vulnerable.
You will provide a specialist service to assist the school in meeting our obligations and targets in relation to school attendance and persistent absence, ensuring parents are made fully aware of their statutory responsibilities. You will possess excellent communication skills and work closely with parents, carers and the pastoral team to promote excellent attendance and reduce levels of absence, ensuring attendance data is maintained accurately and is checked daily for the safety of all students. Experience of working in a school environment is desirable.
Closing date: Monday 1st November 2021, 9am
Interviews: Week commencing 1st November 2021
Visits to the school are challenging in the current climate but we recognise the importance of a visit when considering an application. Should you wish to have an informal and completely confidential discussion or to arrange a visit please contact Mrs Helen Harrison via the School Office.
Please note, we do not accept CVs. Applications must be submitted using our application form.
Thrive Co-operative Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and young people. Each school has a robust Child Protection Policy and all staff will receive training relevant to their role at induction and throughout employment at the School. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
A candidate’s suitability to work with children will be explored at all stages of our recruitment process. This post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service criminal records check for work with children.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.
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