Attendance Officer - The Kings Academy

Kidsgrove, Stoke-on-Trent
Grade 4, Actual Salary £16696 -£17415 per annum
13 Jan 2022
21 Jan 2022
Job Ref
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time

Required for Immediate Start

Attendance Officer

37 Hours per week

 Grade 4, SCP 5-6

 - £19,312 - £19,698 FTE – Actual Salary £16696 -£17,415

Term Time Only (38 weeks + 6 days)

Permanent position

The Governors of The King’s CofE Academy are looking to appoint an Attendance Officer to join the Inclusion team to provide administrative support to the school in relation to the attendance of students.

As a member of the team you will provide support to pupils, parents and staff.

Duties will include:

  • Day to day management of the attendance registers
  • Contacting parents to ascertain reasons for student absence
  • Liaising with the Educational Welfare Officer
  • Producing attendance reports
  • Organising Attendance clinics

You should be able to demonstrate excellent record keeping and  IT skills, be well organised, have a professional approach to work, be able to prioritise workloads to meet critical deadlines and demonstrate a methodical attention to detail. Experience of using SIMS would be an advantage.

Excellent communication skills both oral and written are also an essential part of the role to be able to deal with staff, students, parents and external agencies. An ability to multitask is essential!

Completed applications for this post should be returned directly to the school by email/hand/post, addressed to Miss M Till ( by the closing date below.

As a Church of England academy with a strong Christian ethos, the Governors particularly welcome applications from candidates who are able to uphold the Christian ethos.

Closing date:             9am on Thursday 21st January 2022

Interviews:                 Week commencing 24th January 2022

This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands.


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