Attendance Officer, Northampton

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Wootton Park SchoolNorthampton

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Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: D12 (£17,173 pro rata) Term Time Only
Contract term: Permanent

Wootton Park School (WPS) is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Attendance Officer. The hours of work are negotiable and will be between 8am and 4pm Monday to Friday term time (plus TTDs). Part time and job share applications will be considered. 

The successful candidate will advise the school on strategies to promote the regular and punctual attendance of all learners and assist with the implementation of the strategies. 

The position requires enthusiasm, team work, motivation and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Suitable candidates will have experience of working in a busy administration position. 

Currently a small school, we will grow exponentially year on year and are in the exciting stages of planning and building our new £20 million school premises facilities which will be completed in 2019/2020, ready for when WPS reaches its full capacity of 1,260 learners. As our school grows, so too does the need for high quality support staff. We are looking to build our committed and passionate team in line with our growing school.

Wootton Park School offers a first-rate and unique learning environment, ensuring high levels of academic achievement and personal development for all, while promoting the value of public service and building a stronger society. As an all-through (4-19) school, we believe this brings a significant number of benefits for learners and staff, and we seek staff who share this vision with us.

Whilst an Ofsted report is not yet available since our first inspection has not yet taken place, we have huge ambition for our school .  A recent DfE monitoring inspection provided the following positive comments: 

“The senior leaders and staff work hard with high morale and talent to provide excellent opportunities for learning in lessons and beyond”.

“The school is truly innovative”.

“The pupils are confident, self-assured learners”.

If you are inspired by this exceptional opportunity to join us at this early stage of our journey to excellence, we want to hear from you.   

Offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS Disclosure.  

Wootton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  

We are an equal opportunities employer. 

Please note we do not accept CVs and references will be applied for at the shortlisting stage. 

Application closing date:  11th January 2019

Interview date: The week following application closing date.

Wootton Park School reserve the right to close before the deadline on receipt of sufficient applications.  

For further details, please either go to the school website or email Anna Lake at

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More about Wootton Park School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Address: Wootton Hall Park, Wootton, Northamptonshire, NN4 0JA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1604 931139
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