School Attendance Officer

Recruiter
Rotherwood Recruitment
Location
Nelson
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
19 Oct 2020
Closes
17 Nov 2020
Ref
1765231607
Category
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
We are currently recruiting for an experienced school attendance officer (on a temporary basis) for Secondary School located in the Nelson area.

This exciting role is to start on the 2nd November and requires an experienced candidate due to the nature of the role.

You will be required to work 8am - 3pm, Monday - Friday

The purpose of the attendance officer is to oversee attendance across the school, ensuring that students are attending and barriers to learning are addressed and reduced.

You will be responsible for dealing with staff, pupils, parents and externals agencies and will be working within a small team dealing with registers, absence calls, follow ups and meeting with external agencies.

The succesful candidate;
  • Has in depth knowledge of SIMS Management Information system with particular expertise in the attendance module
  • Has excellent oral, aural and written communications skills
  • Has comprehensive practical knowledge and understanding of attendance issues within an educational setting, the community we serve and in relation to other roles within the school.
  • Has excellent keyboard and ICT skills, with good attention to detail
  • Is a team player
  • Has experience of working in an educational environment
  • Has a good understanding of statutory attendance procedures and guidanc
  • Hold an enhanced DBS certificate on the update service or be willing to process a new application