Attendance Officer

Stockland Green SchoolBirmingham

The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership is a highly successful Multi Academy Trust (MAT) encompassing 5 secondary schools, 11 primary schools, Teaching School, and SCITT.  Our schools are based in North Birmingham, Tamworth, Lichfield and North Warwickshire. Our academies are quite distinctive and separate schools, serving different communities and phases but all either are, or have the capacity to become, outstanding.


As the ATLP grows and develops further exciting opportunities has arisen for the following role based at Stockland Green School, Slade Road, Erdington, Birmingham, B23 7JH.



Attendance Officer

37 hours per week, Permanent, Term Time only

Grade 3 - £20,903 to £27,041 pa FTE (actual salary £18,219 to £23,570 pa)


Stockland Green School is a small over-subscribed community school, serving 11 to 16 year olds and we are passionate about delivering top quality education to the children in our care.  Children are challenged to Aspire to be the very best they can be in all aspects of their life. They are supported to Believe that they can Achieve anything if they work hard and develop the resilience needed to overcome challenges that they will face along the way.


We have an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join our well-resourced team as an Attendance Officer.


You will need to work on your own initiative, have good organisational skills, work well under pressure. To contribute to raising achievement by improving school attendance and to provide a specialist service to assist the school in meeting their obligations and targets in relation to school attendance, especially persistent absence. 


Promoting 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.


Helping to establish and develop a professional service to support the school in raising attendance, investigating persistent absences and improving punctuality.


 

Closing date:   9:00am, Monday 19th April 2021

Date of Interview: tbc


This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement of the role.


Candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as we reserve the right to interview earlier and withdraw the advert if a suitable candidate is appointed. 


For further information and to apply, please see our website: www.stocklandgreen.co.uk


Completed application forms should be emailed to recruitment@atlp.org.uk 


Despite the challenges we face, recruitment will continue for all ATLP vacancies over the coming weeks. We continue to adhere to the government guidance during the national lockdown, we will use a range of virtual platforms to conduct online interviews and other activities where appropriate in a timely manner. Informal discussions prior to applying for roles are warmly welcomed. We continue to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and robust safer recruitment practices remain in place.


Please note we do not accept CV’s, applications will only be considered if received on an ATLP application form.


The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership (ATLP) 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 subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including enhanced DBS, prohibition check, qualifications (where applicable), medical fitness, identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references, which will be sought prior to interview.  The ATLP is an equal opportunities employer.


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