Attendance Officer, Leeds

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John Smeaton AcademyLeeds
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £27,659.00 FTE Actual salary £23,760.00
Contract term: Permanent

Permanent, 37.5 per week - Term Time Only

John Smeaton Academy is part of United Learning, a large and growing group of schools aiming to offer a life changing education to children and young people across England. Schools within United Learning work as a team and achieve more by sharing than any single school could. Our intranet site, United Hub, is just one example of how we share resources and communicate across sites, helping to simplify work processes and manage workloads for an improved work-life balance. We reward our staff: with good career opportunities, better pay, benefits, and ultimately the satisfaction of supporting schools in their quest to give every child the opportunity to succeed and reach their full potential.

John Smeaton Academy is looking to recruit an outstanding individual interested in joining our team as an Attendance Officer.

Reporting to the Designated Senior Leader you will work alongside key school staff to promote excellent attendance, reduce levels of absence and work with children and families to promote high levels of attendance.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • a track record of working in an Attendance role, preferably within a school environment
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent knowledge of SIMS and Microsoft Office software
  • High quality organisational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to liaise with staff, students and families

Prospective candidates should have a good standard of education; ideally a grade “C” or above GCSE in English and Mathematics (or equivalent) with exceptional organisational and communication skills and be proficient in the use of IT.

As a member of staff at John Smeaton Academy we can offer you the following:

  • A welcoming and friendly school
  • A rewarding career with opportunities for professional development
  • Access to appropriate high quality training.

Further details about the Academy, the above position and details of how to apply please download and complete the application, applicant monitoring and confidential disclosure at: and e-mail to:

(Please note we do not accept CVs)

To Apply

Please apply online by clicking on the following link

Closing Date: Wednesday 29 August 2018
Interview Date: Friday 31st August 2018

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