Attendance officer, Newham , London

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Kingsford Community SchoolNewham , London

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: (NJC) SCALE 5
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

This vibrant 11-16 school with a roll of 1500 students has excellent facilities in all subject areas. Kingsford Community School is committed to high quality inclusive education for students of whom over fifty per cent are multi-lingual.    

The school has achieved a range of nationally accredited awards and was rated by Ofsted in 2017 as Good with Outstanding Leadership and Behaviour.

The purpose of the attendance officer is to oversee and facilitate excellent attendance across the school. The post holder will deal with pupils, parent and external agencies in collaboration with school leaders as well as ensure that statutory school attendance requirements are fulfilled, along with associated meetings and communications. The post holder may also be required to prepare information for legal proceedings. The post holder should have excellent ICT skills (SIMS experience is desirable) and be able to produce detailed reports for leadership team members when required.

For this post, we are looking to appoint someone who has: 

  • Experience of working with young people
  • A  minimum of 2 years' experience working within an educational or similar setting
  • A  high level of confidence in working with Microsoft packages and SIMS 

We can offer  

• A committed, supportive and successful team

• Encouragement for professional development, innovation and creativity

The successful candidate will have to meet the person specification in order to be considered for the post and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. 

Kingsford Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in accordance with DFE Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment regulations. The school expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

For any further enquiries regarding this vacancy, please visit our website or email our recruitment team at: or telephone on 020 7476 4700.

The closing date for receiving completed application forms is 9.00 a.m. on Wednesday 25th July 2018.   

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More about Kingsford Community School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Kingsford Way, Beckton, London, E6 5JG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7476 4700
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Kingsford Community School, located in Beckton, Newham, is a co-educational secondary school. It is a non-denominational establishment for children aged between 11 and 16 years of age. At present, there are around 1,500 students being educated at the...