Attendance Clerical Officer/Receoptionist- Blessed William Howard Catholic High School

Rowley Avenue,Stafford, Staffordshire, ST17 9AB
Grade 4, £19312 to £19698 per annum, pro rata
23 Feb 2021
15 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time

Attendance Clerical Officer / Receptionist
£19,312-£19,698 (Pro Rata) - Up to 37 hours per week (negotiable)

Are you looking for a job with good holidays to give you a healthy work – life balance?  Are you an excellent communicator who thrives on providing exceptional customer services?  We are seeking a team player to join our busy front office to deal with enquiries from members of the public, staff and students in a friendly and effective manner.

With a strong Catholic ethos that puts ‘love’ at the heart of its community, the school provides a haven where all can flourish.  Situated just outside the town centre and easily accessed by train, bus or the M6, Blessed William Howard is proud of its strong community links and its beautiful grounds. 

About the role:

This is an exceptional opportunity for a friendly, highly organised person to join our dynamic and busy office team.  The right candidate should be a qualified, enthusiastic, positive, self motivated and have the capacity for hard work and a desire to support our skilled administrative team.

You will be required to complete a wide variety of tasks, ranging from answering the telephone to dealing with complex customer enquiries. You will be required to administer first aid and training will be provided for this.  You will have a personable approach to students, staff and external stakeholders.

The role of Attendance Officer will involve working closely with tutors, senior leadership and outside agencies to evaluate data and encourage excellent attendance, reduce levels of absence and work with children and families to promote high levels of attendance. 

You will also be obtaining explanations for unexplained student absences.

Hours of work are 8.00 a.m. until 4.00 p.m. Monday to Thursday and 8.00 a.m. until 3.30 p.m. on Friday, but are negotiable for the right candidate.  This post is term time only. 

Closing date :  Monday 15 March 2021 at 9am

Why Blessed William Howard?

  • A Christian community with a caring, secure and disciplined environment.
  • A wide range of extra-curricular activities.
  • High academic standards.
  • A commitment to success for all.
  • Ongoing CPD for all staff

There is a warm atmosphere and the quality of relationships between all members of the school community are a particular strength. Pupils and staff are friendly, helpful, polite and welcoming to visitors.”  Diocesan Section 48 Report (December 2017)

For any enquiries please contact Mrs K Collins, Office Services Manager on 01785 244236 or All applications should be returned to Mrs Collins.

The position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure & Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose all criminal convictions.  Further details regarding this check are available by visiting This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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