Attendance and Student Welfare Manager - St James Academy
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Attendance and Student Welfare Manager – St James Academy - Dudley Academies Trust
Grade 7 – 37 hours per week / 39 weeks per year
St James Academy is looking to appoint an Attendance and Student Welfare Manager to lead within the school to improve student attendance. The role of the attendance and student welfare manager is to ensure that all students receive appropriate support to maximise attendance at school and to achieve their full potential. They will provide a link between home and school developing good working relationships.
St James Academy has a strong caring ethos ensuring high levels of support for learners creating an atmosphere of mutual respect throughout the academy. Its philosophy is to embrace the talents of all its learners to ensure the success for all through outstanding teaching and positive behaviour.
Dudley Academies Trust was formed in September 2017 under the sponsorship of Dudley College of Technology. Our Trust schools are St James Academy, The Link Academy, Pegasus Academy, Beacon Hill Academy, Blowers Green and Kates Hill Primary. The Trust when combined with the sponsor, annually supports 8,500 young people aged 4 to 19 years old and employs almost 1,300 staff.
The Trust recognises that our staff are our most valuable asset and investing in our people is a key strategic priority for the Trust. A common and extensive programme of staff development operates across the Trust, this is extended to senior and middle leaders, aspiring leaders, teaching and support staff and non-qualified teachers.
You will be joining the Trust at an exciting time as we are continuing our journey to provide a first-class education for the young people of Dudley, with outstanding teaching and learning being the Trust’s foremost priority.
Interviews to be held on a rolling basis, suitable candidates will be invited for an interview and the advert will be closed if we find a suitable applicant.
Closing date on Monday 15th August midnight - we reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the date advertised.
All successful applicants will need to undertake an enhanced disclosure and barring service check and children and adults barred list checks, where the applicant will be employed in a regulated activity.
Dudley Academies Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds, including disabled, and black and ethnic minority applicants.