Assistant Attendance Officer, Coulsdon

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Woodcote High SchoolCoulsdon

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: NJC Pay Scale Grade 1b FTE £20,103 (£9,681 pro rata)
Contract term: Permanent

Required for September 2019

Assistant Attendance Officer (part time)

20 hours per week, term time only, to be negotiated

Must be available to start at 8am

NJC Pay Scale Grade 1b FTE £20,103 (£9,681 pro rata)

Woodcote High School has long been a top choice for parents in the Coulsdon & Purley area of South London. Located in a pleasant suburban setting on the borders of Surrey, Sutton and Croydon, the school has a rural feel.

Judged “good” by Ofsted in 2015 in all areas and reaffirmed in March 2018, inspectors praised our students as “attentive, hardworking and practically always keen to learn. They get down to work fast and keep going diligently”.   We are recognised by the DfE as providing outstanding value for money.

We are seeking to appoint a confident and proactive individual to join the school’s pastoral team as Assistant Attendance Officer.  As well as administering the school’s registration procedures, the job will involve working directly with students and parents where attendance has been, or is becoming, an issue.   The ability to interact, empathise and persuade are key skills. Hence, experience of working in a busy school environment would also be an advantage. 

If you have the energy, ambition and a passion for working directly with young people, many of whom are experiencing home issues and barriers to their learning, then we would like to hear from you.  

Visits are welcomed and encouraged so please telephone the school if you would like to arrange an informal visit before you apply.  Applications are welcome from all applicants who feel that they can make a significant contribution to the lives of young people.

You can download all the details and an application form for this post from (click on staff vacancies link at the bottom of the home page), Croydon Council’s website,

 Alternatively you can telephone or email the school. 

Closing date for applications: As soon as possible but no later than 12 noon on Friday 21st June 2019.

Please note that applications may be processed in the order they are received.

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More about Woodcote High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Meadow Rise, Coulsdon, Surrey, CR5 2EH, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 208 668 6464
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