Attendance Officer, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Benfield SchoolNewcastle upon Tyne

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Start date: Required from 20th November 2018 (or earlier) until 31st August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £20,541 - £23,111 pro rata (actual £17,484 - £19,671)
Contract term: Fixed Term

“Benfield is a good school that has improved considerably since its previous inspection.”

“Teachers have good subject knowledge and use this to support learning well. They are enthusiastic and use some innovative techniques that enthuse students.” (Ofsted May 2015)

We are keen to recruit a talented individual to become a member of our support staff and professionally develop themselves as well as contribute to raising standards in the school. 

The main focus of the post is to work in and support the attendance team to improve whole school attendance outcomes and reduce persistent absenteeism. The role will involve working with children, parents and carers to improve attendance and achievement. 

In return, we offer the opportunity to work in an innovative and supportive environment, working as part of a wider team of school-based and external professionals. Please note the salary grade is under review and is subject to confirmation.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and knowledgeable individual to join us. 

Closing date: Midday on Monday 22nd October 2018.

At Benfield School we are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of young people. All posts are subject to an enhanced CRB check. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age. 

This post may involve working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information. Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

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More about Benfield School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Benfield Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear, NE6 4NU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 191 265 6091
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