Attendance and Admissions Officer, Peterborough

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

West Town Primary AcademyPeterborough

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: (£18,795 - £19,554 pro rata)
Contract term: Permanent

West Town Primary Academy

Attendance/Admissions Officer  

Scale:        PCC Grade 5, points 5-7 (£18,795 - £19,554 pro rata)

Hours:        37

Weeks:                     Term time plus 10 days (40 weeks)

Responsible to: Office Manager

We are seeking to appoint a hardworking, enthusiastic Attendance and Admissions Officer to join our busy office team.  The role will be to build upon our success by ensuring the smooth transition of new children starting at the Academy, by monitoring punctuality and attendance across the school, and working to raise the attendance levels of individual students and cohorts of students. The role will include liaising with parents and other external agencies as necessary along with the administration and oversight of our attendance systems to improve the attendance of those whose attendance causes concern. 

The successful candidate will be supporting the administration of attendance data, including first day contact with parents / carers and carrying out general administrative tasks to support the wider office team.  They will be able to communicate effectively with both children and adults, demonstrating excellent customer service, confidence and resilience.  The successful candidate will be expected to apply themselves with commitment and diligence.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic, innovative and vibrant Academy. If you want to work with wonderful children, committed staff and a forward thinking leadership team, this is the Academy for you. November 2016 saw the opening of our new purpose built Academy, allowing us to increase our admissions number by 2 forms of entry as a result of the popularity of the Academy and the increasing demand for places.

West Town Primary Academy is proud to be part of the Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust which has 12 academies across 4 different counties. This is an exciting time for the partnership.  Having already made significant impact on progress and achievement, the Academy is the school of first choice and a source of pride for its local community.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity please contact Helen Buckley, Office Manager on 852400 or For application details visit ‘Our Vacancies’ on the home page of our website 

The closing date for applications is 9.00 am on Monday 18th November 2019.  Interviews will be held shortly afterwards.

This position is term time only, please note the salary quoted is full time equivalent. If successful the salary received will be paid on a pro-rata basis.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.  All staff will be subject to an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

More about West Town Primary Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Midland Road, West Town, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE3 6DD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1733 852400