Attendance Officer, Somerset

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Buckler's Mead AcademySomerset
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £16,274 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Required for mid-December 2019

(37 hours per week – term time only plus 5 additional days)

Grade 13 (minimum starting salary £16,274 per annum)

The successful candidate will have a high degree of personal autonomy and will be flexible and adaptable to the differing and complex aspects of this crucial role.  The Attendance Officer will be responsible for operating a variety of internal systems and processes to manage student attendance.  This includes the use of IT to record and check daily attendance, responding positively and empathetically with a range of staff, parents, students and other relevant stakeholders on attendance matters, producing regular reports plus other administrative tasks linked to attendance.

In return we can offer you the opportunity to work with motivated students, the full support of a dedicated and committed team of staff, a supportive induction programme and ongoing professional development, plus the opportunity to work in a successful academy in a beautiful area of the South West.  In addition to this, all permanent staff appointed to Buckler’s Mead are enrolled in our Health Care package, are entitled to discounted gym membership and are part of a national discount scheme.  The academy is an 8 times ‘Investor in People’ and candidates can be assured of excellent support at all times.  

Buckler’s Mead Academy is a highly inclusive academy in the east of Yeovil, close to the Dorset border.  Our vision as an academy is that all community members are happy, achieve and have high aspirations.  Our job as professionals is to ensure this happens.  All our staff sign up to these aspirations and play a full role in contributing to this vision through inclusive teaching.  We seek to recruit dedicated and talented staff, highly committed to making a difference.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All appointments are subject to references and a full Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Buckler’s Mead Academy is an equal opportunities employer.  The campus is a no smoking site.

If you think this could be the role for you, we would love to hear from you.  Interested candidates should apply in writing to Mark Lawrence, Acting Headteacher using an academy application form and with a covering letter (no more than 2 sides of A4 paper), giving details of your current experience and suitability for the role.  

Thank you for your interest.  We look forward to receiving your application.

CLOSING DATE: MONDAY 11 NOVEMBER 2019 (12.00 noon)


More about Buckler's Mead Academy
Address: 1 St John's Road, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 4NH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1935 424454