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School Attendance Officer

Location: FINSBURY PARK, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 13.00-15.00 GBP (UK Pounds) Per hour
Sector: Business Support Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: 2
Posted: 2 months ago Reference: X3-454064

Here at Enfield Business Support, we are currently recruiting for an experienced Attendance Officer to join one of our established schools in North London.  This role is a temporary maternity cover for up to one year.

You will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Monitor school attendance and punctuality.
  • Ensure attendance registers are completed regularly and accurately followed up instances where this is not the case
  • Work with Pastoral Leaders to identify pupils of concern.
  • Together with the Pastoral Leaders investigate matters of non-attendance and implement appropriate action plans for improvement.
  • Offer creative solutions in cases where a pupil is failing to attend the Academy.
  • Be at the entrance of the Academy each morning checking on punctuality
  • Investigate first day phone calls for selected pupils and follow up any unexplained absence.
  • Closely liaise with the Student Services Team to ensure timely communication about attendance particularly vulnerable pupils to ensure these young people are safe.
  • Chase up absence notes in liaison with the advisors.
  • Meet with the Academy’s Education Welfare Officer and Student Services Leader on a weekly basis to discuss individual pupils identified as persistent absentees.
  • In partnership with relevant Pastoral Leaders carry out home visits where appropriate to encourage attendance.
  • Produce punctuality and attendance letters for distribution.

You will need to have experience in a similar role and must be able to use the SIMS system.  If you are available immediately and have all the relevant experience, please apply.

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