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Attendance Officer

Oxted SchoolSurrey

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During the current period, due to the Coronavirus, interviews for this role are still going ahead remotely via TEAMS or SKYPE.

Working pattern: 8.30am – 4.12pm Monday – Friday with a 30 minute unpaid lunch break.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Attendance Officer to join the busy Admissions and Attendance Team based at Oxted School, this position is a fixed-term basis until 20 July 2021. The Attendance Officer will be responsible for the development of attendance as part of whole-school improvement as well as raising student achievement through actively promoting the importance of good attendance.

The successful candidate will have excellent IT and administrative skills, together with the ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines, in line with clear policies and procedures. High attention to detail and accuracy is also a must for this position. Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written, are also essential, together with the ability to be proactive and to use your own initiative.

THPT can offer:

  • An opportunity to be part of a dynamic and developing organisation.
  • Excellent benefit package to include Cycle to Work, Sainsbury’s Loyalty Discount and access to discount schemes.
  • Fantastic Local Government Pension Scheme, including generous employer contributions.
  • Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty and Service Awards.

Our reflective and skilled staff and wonderful students make Oxted School a rewarding and invigorating place to work. The inclusive community values which are so important to us mean that you will be well supported by both your colleagues and the Senior Leadership Team. We pride ourselves on the high-quality professional development and career progression opportunities available to all our colleagues, and we work hard to ensure that staff wellbeing and workload are central to our approach. Our colleagues also thrive on their commitment to our wide range of extra-curricular activities, including being one of the largest Duke of Edinburgh centres in the country.

Oxted School is part of The Howard Partnership Trust (THPT), and we work closely with our partner schools to share best practice and raise standards. THPT value their staff very highly, and this is reflected in the excellent retention rates across the Trust.

To find out more about joining our team and to find out further information about our schools and THPT as a whole please visit our website.

If you have any questions about the role or the application process please contact the THPT Recruitment Team.

Closing date: 12pm, 1 March 2021.

Interviews may take place prior to the closing date by mutual agreement.

Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

The Howard Partnership Trust is school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Our Vision is to excel at ‘bringing out the best’ in young people of all abilities and aptitudes, and so increase their life chances for their future success and fulfilment.

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