Attendance Improvement Officer, Leeds, West Yorkshire

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Bruntcliffe AcademyLeeds, West Yorkshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: C1 (£21,074 – £23,111) Actual salary: £17,945-£19,679
Contract term: Permanent

Attendance Improvement Officer

Term time only plus 5 days (37 hours weekly ) 

C1 (£21,074 – £23,111) Actual salary: £17,945-£19,679 

Subject to a 6 month probationary period

An exciting opportunity to join a school which is transforming education.

The Academy is seeking to appoint a professional to provide important attendance and pastoral support to improve student achievement across the academy. A positive outlook and high standards of personal presentation are very important. The successful candidate will also have an excellent telephone manner, an aptitude for working under pressure and an appreciation of our strict rules of confidentiality. They will possess a compassionate manner and a desire to work closely with children. Finally, they will be willing to take instruction, have good typing skills and be computer literate. Software used: Word, Excel, Publisher, Power Point and SIMS.

The following qualities are desirable but not essential:

  • Experience of working in a school environment 
  • A first aid qualification
  • D1 driving licence and MIDAS certificate

Key Skills:

  • Friendly and well organised team-player. 
  • The ability to work using own initiative. 
  • Uses good interpersonal skills to work effectively with staff and      students. 
  • Able to prioritise workloads. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and SIMS. 
  • To work in partnership with colleagues across The GORSE Academies      Trust.

An Application Pack (including Job Description and Person Specification) is available to download from ,by email to or telephone 0113 2523225.

Closing date for applications: Monday, 15 October 2018 at 9am.

Interviews are expected to take place on Thursday, 18 October 2018.

If you would like to know more about Bruntcliffe Academy, please visit our website at 

If you would like to know more about The Gorse Academies Trust, please visit; 

TGAT Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders 2018

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, and applicants will be subject to full employment checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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More about Bruntcliffe Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Bruntcliffe Lane, Morley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS27 0LZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 2523225
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