St Mary's Catholic College
Pupil Premium Attendance Officer
Start date: 1st September 2022
Salary: Band F, Scale point 12-17 £20,056 - £22144 (actual)
Contract: This is a fixed-term contract initially until 31st August 2023, 36 hours per week, 40 weeks per year (term time plus 2 weeks)
The governors of St Mary's Catholic College would like to invite applications from excellent, enthusiastic and engaging individuals for the post of Pupil Premium Attendance Officer at St Mary's Catholic College.
This is a unique opportunity to work for the Holy Family Multi Academy Trust. This post will be based at St Mary's Plessington Catholic College.
Attendance is a key component for students¿ attainment and wellbeing. The successful candidate will establish and develop a professional service to support the school in raising attendance, investigating persistent absences and improving punctuality. The successful candidate will advise the school on strategies to promote the regular and punctual attendance of all students and assist with the implementation of the strategies.
Key duties of the post are:
To contribute to raising achievement by improving school attendance
To provide a specialist service to assist the school in meeting their obligations and targets in relation to school attendance, especially persistent absence
To promote positive attitudes by students and families towards education and to ensure that parents are made fully aware of their statutory responsibilities
To make unsupervised contact with families in their own homes, and elsewhere, to assess the reasons impacting on the attendance of individual students, facilitating their return or access to regular full time education provision
To establish and develop a professional service to support the school in raising attendance, investigating persistent absences and improving punctuality.
We can offer you:
A supportive, friendly working environment
A team committed to supporting professional development
Enthusiastic young people who love coming to school
An experienced and motivated staff team
A school with high aspirations for its students and staff
We would like you to:
Be a positive role model for all members of the school community
Be able to work well with young children and confident in establishing secure relationships
Have high expectations of yourself and our students
Be able to work flexibly as part of a teamClosing date for applications: Monday 15th August 2022 at 12.00pm
St Mary's Catholic College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. It is a requirement for the successful applicant to undertake a school issued Enhanced DBS check.
For further details please see the documents attached to this advert or our website. All applications should be made on the CES application form - CVs are not acceptable.
Please submit your application electronically as soon as possible to email@example.com, for the attention of Mr K Maddocks, Headteacher.