Job Title: Pastoral Attendance Officer (Post 16)
Grade and Salary: Grade 3 £16,745 - £18,125 per annum (actual salary for 39 weeks)
Working pattern: 37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year
Contract term: Permanent
Ashfield School are looking to appoint a Pastoral Attendance Officer to be based in our Post 16 centre. The post holder will work in partnership with the Post 16 Leadership Team and teachers to help improve the current level of student attendance which in turn will support their achievement. The Post 16 centre currently has 620 students on roll and has high aspirations for each and every student.
The role will involve monitoring student attendance; providing data to teaching staff and Leadership; liaising with parents and carers and acting as a First Aider for the Post 16 centre.
The successful applicant will have experience of mentoring, working with or coaching young people. Experience of working within an educational setting would be advantageous. The post holder will need to have an understanding of safeguarding, be adaptable and be able to respond to situations as they arise. The person should be able to work independently and be self-motivated but also able to work as part of a team, have good communication skills and have a commitment to high standards.
Why join us:
Our academy is part of The Two Counties Trust. The Trust has a forward-thinking HR strategy with all the professional benefits that this brings for our staff. We are easily reached by public transport, and for those who drive, there is a large free staff carpark. We have some excellent facilities for staff and our students really want to learn and achieve.
• Highly competitive pay and pay progression opportunities. Our salaries for leadership and teachers on the Upper Pay Scale and in receipt of a TLR are above national pay scales and our minimum hourly rate for support staff is £9.00.
• An increasing array of employee benefits and lifestyle options.
• The ability to work flexibly where.
• Career-Average pension scheme.
• A full induction and a strong commitment to your professional development and career.
• Opportunities to experience and share practice in our partner schools across the Trust.
• A stimulating and supportive working environment with a dedicated team of like-minded professionals.
• Excellent opportunities to develop your skills and experience and to progress your career.
The closing date for applications is: Wednesday 23 October 2019, 12 noon
We are committed to the safeguarding of all children and young people. Any offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory enhanced level DBS disclosure, two references and successful completion of vetting procedures.