Attendance and Welfare Officer, Crayford, Kent/South East London

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Haberdashers' Aske's Crayford AcademyCrayford, Kent/South East London

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Start date: April/May 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £23,107 to £24,918
Contract term: Permanent

Attendance and Welfare Officer

Salary: £23,107 - £24,918

Start date: April/May 2019

35 hours per week, term time only 

Crayford Academy has an opportunity for an Attendance and Welfare Officer to join their learning and progress team.

At Haberdashers’ Aske’s Crayford Academy, we are committed to ensuring that attendance of our pupils is above the national average and that persistent absence is kept to a minimum and at least below the national average. 

We seek a highly motivated and energetic candidate to contribute to the achievement of our pupils by ensuring excellent school attendance and punctuality rates and acting upon unexplained and unauthorised absences. The Attendance Officer will work alongside key staff to promote excellent attendance, reduce levels of absence and work with students and families to promote high levels of attendance.

The post-holder will play a crucial role in maintaining the attendance of our pupils in ensuring that the appropriate action is taken. This will involve working alongside pupils and their families, as well as colleagues in school and professionals from external agencies.  You will contact parents when appropriate to advise on & investigate the reason for absences. You will also provide welfare support for pupils within the school whilst promoting a positive attendance and punctuality culture

If you believe you fill this brief, we look forward to receiving your application. 


A full Job Description and person specification can be found on our website or below:

If you would like to  apply for this position, please click to apply via the TES or visit our school website and complete the appropriate application form and supporting documents. 

Application forms should be returned to Lauren Exford (, quoting the following reference number 038/Attendance and Welfare Officer/2018-19/CALE

Haberdashers’ Aske’s Crayford Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an   enhanced DBS check.

Closing date: 19th April 2019

Interview date: TBC

More about Haberdashers' Aske's Crayford Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: South Campus, Iron Mill Lane, Crayford, Kent, DA1 4RS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1322 402180
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