Attendance and Welfare Officer
Salary: £23,107 - £24,918
Start date: April/May 2019
35 hours per week, term time only
Crayford Academy has an opportunity for an Attendance and Welfare Officer to join their learning and progress team.
At Haberdashers’ Aske’s Crayford Academy, we are committed to ensuring that attendance of our pupils is above the national average and that persistent absence is kept to a minimum and at least below the national average.
We seek a highly motivated and energetic candidate to contribute to the achievement of our pupils by ensuring excellent school attendance and punctuality rates and acting upon unexplained and unauthorised absences. The Attendance Officer will work alongside key staff to promote excellent attendance, reduce levels of absence and work with students and families to promote high levels of attendance.
The post-holder will play a crucial role in maintaining the attendance of our pupils in ensuring that the appropriate action is taken. This will involve working alongside pupils and their families, as well as colleagues in school and professionals from external agencies. You will contact parents when appropriate to advise on & investigate the reason for absences. You will also provide welfare support for pupils within the school whilst promoting a positive attendance and punctuality culture
If you believe you fill this brief, we look forward to receiving your application.
A full Job Description and person specification can be found on our website or below: www.haaf.org.uk
If you would like to apply for this position, please click to apply via the TES or visit our school website and complete the appropriate application form and supporting documents.
Application forms should be returned to Lauren Exford (firstname.lastname@example.org), quoting the following reference number 038/Attendance and Welfare Officer/2018-19/CALE
Haberdashers’ Aske’s Crayford Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Closing date: 19th April 2019
Interview date: TBC