Senior Attendance Officer

Required ASAP

Pay range: SC5 Point 11 – 12 (£21,210 – £22,220) pro-rata based on a 37.5 hour week / 39 week contract (Pro-Rata salary £18,139 – £19,002)

Permanent Contract

The Gainsborough Academy is an inclusive and aspirational Academy based in the Lincolnshire town of Gainsborough, easily accessible from the M18, M180 and A1 motorway networks.  We occupy a state of the art building with extensive grounds, learning and recreational facilities which are designed to inspire pupils and staff alike. At the Gainsborough Academy we are passionate about education and have a belief that all students regardless of their ability and background, deserve choice and opportunity.

We are working with Wickerlsey Partnership Trust.  An outstanding Trust based in Rotherham.

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Attendance Officer to join our Attendance team. You will maintain attendance systems and develop analysis and reporting, to measure progress and achievement of agreed targets.  You will work closely with the Assistant Principal and Pastoral Team to identify and support student needs and to agree interventions for improvement of student attendance levels.

The role is key in providing a proactive approach to the management of student attendance including working with teaching staff to ensure that registration and recording systems are effective and parents / carers, relevant support / welfare services to agree strategies to improve specific student attendance.

You will have experience of analysing data and producing detailed reporting to identify any trends or patterns for particular action.  You must be approachable, able to quickly build and establish relationships and have excellent interpersonal skills.

A detailed Job Description is provided that details the scope and responsibilities of the role.  A Person Specification is also available which states the required skills and experience of candidates.  Further information can be found on www.thegainsboroughacademy.org.uk along with an application form.

To discuss the post please contact Nikki Whitton, PA to Principal on 01427 619341 or e-mail Nikki.whitton@thegainsboroughacademy.org.uk.  All completed application forms should be emailed to Nikki Whitton.

The closing date for the above post is Tuesday 17 October at 12.00 noon

 The Gainsborough Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure Barring Service form in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997.

Job Description Senior Attendance Officer

Person Specification Senior Attendance Officer

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