Attendance Officer, Burnley, Lancashire

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Sir John Thursby Community CollegeBurnley, Lancashire

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £13,983 - £16,062
Contract term: Permanent

Attendance Officer

Grade 4/5 depending on experience

32.5 hpw Term time +1 wk

Actual Salary £13,983 - £16,062

To start as soon as possible

"This is a good school. Pupils are achieving well. Pupils are polite, friendly, wear their uniforms smartly and behave extremely well around school; strong teaching in maths and English."              Ofsted June 2016

We wish to appoint an enthusiastic and driven person, with the skills and ability to support students and their families, to promote excellent attendance. This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a supportive team, committed to ensuring children, young people and their families in need of help, are safe, healthy and supported to achieve.

It is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to contribute to our work and benefit from an excellent environment, where all staff are encouraged to progress their careers with us. Our state of the art building ensures that our students and staff have the best learning environment in which to achieve.  SJT is a very positive community, with our recent staff survey showing that over 97% of our staff enjoy coming to work and are proud to be part of our school. At SJT we view the professional development of all staff as a priority and you will be joining successful and committed team.

We are looking for an Attendance Officer who will:

• Be responsible for the administration of attendance data

• Undertake first day contact with parents / carers

• Support families in establishing good attendance through home visits and by meeting parents / carers in school

• Model commitment, resilience, patience, hard work and a good sense of humour.

The successful candidate will fully embrace our ethos of ‘Belong, Believe Achieve’ whilst bringing fresh ideas that will build on current strengths and achievements. 

Further details and application form are available from the college website or Irene Hayhurst (on behalf of the Headteacher) as detailed below.

For an application pack please:

• telephone 01282 682313

• or email 

• or download from the college website:

Send your completed Application form (only the version attached) to:

Closing date:  9am Wednesday 20th November 2019

Shortlisting: 21st November 2019

Interviews:  Friday 29th November 2019

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks.

More about Sir John Thursby Community College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Eastern Avenue, Burnley, Lancashire, BB10 2AT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1282 682 313
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