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Attendance Officer
  • Employer: Wirral School
  • Reference: SCH/22/211546
  • Published: Thu 15/09/2022, 13:36 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 27/09/2022, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 30 hours per week, 38 weeks per year
  • Salary: £14.061 to £14,342
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: St John Plessington Catholic College, Merseyside

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Attendance Officer

St John Plessington Catholic College
Attendance Officer

Start date: As soon as possible
Salary: Band D, Scale point 6-7 £14,061-£14,342 (actual)
Contract: Permanent contract, 30 hours per week, 38 weeks per year (term time only)

St John Plessington Catholic College are looking for an enthusiastic individual to Provide attendance administrative support for the completion of effective support services in the running of the school and ensuring information flows are effective.
The successful candidate will be extremely well supported, working alongside a passionate team of teachers and support staff.  
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: 
To provide administration support for attendance, including contacting parents and maintaining attendance data
To contact parents of absent pupils without reason and establish the reason for non-attendance prioritising vulnerable groups
Send daily communication to parents to advise of absences and late arrival to school 
Update marks in Arbor as pupils arrive after the register has closed to school, or sign out for appointments
Monitor absence and flag up any concerns or long term absences
Track and record all correspondence relating to specific pupils in cases that might be more complex or where there are issues particularly relating to attendance
Run various daily and weekly reports for staff as required
Phone alternative provisions daily to check attendance on off-site pupils
Phone pupils on managed moves to check attendance daily
To produce reports and record information including statistical data
Maintaining manual and computerised records/management information systems
To operate relevant IT equipment and software packages e.g. word, excel, databases and internet

St John Plessington Catholic College Voluntary Academy is an outstanding and oversubscribed 11-18 College. In 2018 the College again achieved a SSAT Award for' Exceptional student KS4 attainment' in recognition of being in the top 20% of schools nationally. It is the lead school in the Inspire Teaching Teaching School Hub. 

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 27th September 2022
St John Plessington 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.   
In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education, Holy Family Multi Academy Trust will undertake general online searches for all shortlisted candidates, this may include social media and video platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tik Tok and You Tube. Online searches will only examine data that is publicly available, and the aim is to identify any incidents or issues. Any areas of concern will be discussed during the interview process.
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

St John Plessington Catholic College Old Chester Road Bebington Wirral CH63 7LF Tel: 0151 645 5049 Email: