Hours: Full-time term time only
Contract Type: Permanent
Ark Boulton Academy
Golden Hillock Road
Start Date: 4 March 2024
About the role:
You will provide a comprehensive administrative support with a focus on attendance to the school. You will collaborate with the other members of the admin team and the Welfare team including the Attendance and Admissions Officer, to uphold the vision and ethos of the school at all times and provide excellent customer service to a range of stakeholders.
Our ideal candidate will:
- support a variety of initiatives, both in-school and including statutory ones such as Fast Track and Spotlight
- ensure that attendance and punctuality are above national average.
- track pupils who are late and absent and obtain reasons why.
- make absence phone calls, follow up texts, record on school recording systems including Bromcom.
- track and monitor register completion throughout the school day to ensure accurate registers are submitted.
About our school:
By joining Ark Boulton Academy means, you become part of a network of education experts who are all united by the same purpose - a commitment to making a difference where it matters most.
Each day is unique for our team, as they collectively support the activities within and outside the school. Our consortium of creative and resourceful team members ensure we go above and beyond in order to constantly improve our service to the community we serve. Our strapline ‘growing together, reaching higher 'applies as much to our staff as our students. We recognise that the health and wellbeing of our staff will affect that of our students. For this reason, we have invested in developing our wellbeing room and other initiatives to care for our whole school community.
Our staff are a valuable and integral part of our community and are given the room to grow and develop in an encouraging, challenging and rewarding environment. They are role-models and ambassadors for Boulton on a professional and public level. They reflect the virtues we promote which include courage, self-discipline, commitment, and honesty.
By becoming a member of our school family, you will embrace multiple opportunities for personal and professional development, not just within the school, but from the internationally renowned Ark family of schools we are a part of. Through Ark, our staff can share best practice and receive training from some of the most talented individuals in the country.
Find out more about us by visiting www.arkboulton.org.
Staff wellbeing is one of our main priorities. We provide breakfast for staff each morning, soup for lunch and lunch for those on duty. We have parking available, a gym on site and a well-equipped staff room including a pool table.
Our systems and processes for communication, marking and feedback and assessment are streamlined and the approaches we take are research led and based on the needs of our local context. For instance, at present we do not use traditional book marking across the school.
On Fridays, children finish at 1.30pm, giving time and space for professional development amongst staff.
Staff voice is important to us; we like to listen to our staff. We are always seeking feedback and input from our staff.
This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.
Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.
Rehabilitation of offenders: This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.
An online search will also be carried out as part of due diligence on all short-listed candidates.
Closing Date 23 February 2024, 10:00am
How to apply:
Please visit www.arkboulton.org/vacancies and submit your application. Please note we will be reviewing applications on an on-going basis and this advert may close earlier than advertised depending on the level of response. Early application is strongly advised.
If you wish to discuss this opportunity or for any questions, please contact Amal Hersi on firstname.lastname@example.org.