Attendance Officer, Sunderland

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Farringdon Community AcademySunderland
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: S6 Point 26-28 £23,866, - £25,463 Per Annum Pro-Rata
Contract term: Fixed Term

37 Hours per Week Term Time Only (39 weeks)
Fixed Term 12 Month Contract (Maternity Cover) Starting: July 2018

We are seeking to recruit an Attendance Officer to cover maternity leave on a 12 month fixed term contract.  This role will provide a specialist service within the wider pastoral team to support the Academy in meeting our obligations and targets in relation to student attendance including persistent absence.

The successful candidate will contribute to raising achievement through improving school attendance, liaise with the Headteacher and senior leaders to rapidly improve school attendance, deal with staff, students, parents and external agencies in relation to attendance, have the ability to accurately record, collate and analyse attendance data, have strong interpersonal skills to promote a positive attitude towards attendance and ensure parents are aware of their statutory responsibilities and to be able to meet with parents and students in relation to attendance.

Please note that we do not accept CVs.  Suitability to work with children will be checked with the Disclosing & Barring Service. 

We encourage candidates to take a look at our website therefore all the application documents relating to the post are on to the right-hand side of our home page you will see a box with our current vacancies on or at the top of the page under 'about us' click on vacancies.

Completed applications should be returned to  or posted to: Farringdon Community Academy FAO Miss A. Parker, Allendale Road, Farringdon, Sunderland SR3 3EL. Please ensure adequate postage e.g. large stamp is used. Applications that arrive after the closing date will not go through to the shortlisting process.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Farringdon Community Academy safeguards and protects its students and staff by being committed to and respond in accordance with Sunderland Local Safeguarding Board Procedures.

Closing Date:  12 noon on Friday 25th May 2018
Interview Date: W/C 4th June 2018

Address – Allendale Road, Farringdon, Sunderland SR3 3EL
Tel: (0191)  917 1500
Headteacher:  Neal Holder
Number on Roll: 780

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Address: Allendale Road, Farringdon, Sunderland, Tyne And Wear, SR3 3EL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 191 917 1500