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Attendance Officer

Notre Dame SchoolPlymouth

Attendance & Pastoral Support Officer

Required from November 2021

Permanent, 37 hours per week x 39 weeks per annum 

(term time plus 1 week)

Grade D19 – 23 (£20,380 – 22,735 pro-rata), 

Plus, LGPS Pension Scheme (16% pa employer contribution)

Plymouth CAST Multi-Academy Trust is seeking an Attendance Officer for Notre Dame Plymouth. The postholder will manage all aspects of the attendance process in line with statutory requirements, maintaining accurate student attendance records and reporting on attendance, as required.  The candidate will have excellent communication and influencing skills and be experienced in working to deadlines.  

The postholder will have a strong administration background, be confident using data and excel and be able to generate reports for the Senior Leadership Team and the DfE and other agencies.   They will work with the Assistant Head for Student Wellbeing, the local authority Education Welfare Officer  and families to develop plans to ensure all students’ attendance meets expectations to optimise learning and attainment for all.

Additionally, the postholder will be a member of the Student Services/Pastoral Team, dealing with student and parental enquiries, triaging and providing first aid (training provided) and offering admin and pastoral support to pastoral leaders and the Assistant Head, Student Wellbeing. 

This could suit an experience TA with admin skills looking for a new challenge, or senior administrator from a different sector seeking wishing to move into education.

Notre Dame is a comprehensive girls school with a mixed sixth form at Notre Dame.  We value our Catholic ethos, but you don’t need to be a Catholic to apply to work for either school.  We ask that our staff support our ethos and Christian attitudes.

Closing Deadline:      Monday 17th January 2022, 9am  

Interviews: January 2022

The school operates a Safeguarding Children Recruitment Policy and is committed to promoting the welfare of young people.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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