Attendance Officer, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham

Closing date:

John Willmott SchoolSutton Coldfield, Birmingham

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: (£20,344 - £26,317 pa FTE, actual salary £18,642 - £24,115 pa)
Contract term: Permanent

The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership (ATLP) is a highly successful Multi Academy Trust (MAT) encompassing 5 secondary schools. 8 primary schools, Teaching School, and SCITT.  Our schools are based in north Birmingham, Tamworth, Lichfield and North Warwickshire.


As the ATLP grows and develops further exciting opportunities has arisen for the following role based at John Wilmott School, Reddicap Heath Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 7DY.


ATTENDANCE OFFICER


Salary: Grade 3 (£20,344 - £26,317 pa FTE, actual salary £18,642 - £24,115 pa)

Hours: Full Time/Permanent term time only plus two weeks

Start Date: As soon as possible


We have an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join our well-resourced team as an Attendance Officer.


You will need to work on your own initiative, have good organisational skills, work well under pressure. To contribute to raising achievement by improving school attendance and to provide a specialist service to assist the school in meeting their obligations and targets in relation to school attendance, especially persistent absence. 


Promoting positive attitudes by students and families towards education and to ensure that parents are made fully aware of their statutory responsibilities. To make unsupervised contact with families in their own homes and elsewhere to assess the reasons impacting on the attendance of individual students, facilitating their return or access to regular full time education provision.


Helping to establish and develop a professional service to support the school in raising attendance, investigating persistent absences and improving punctuality.


This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent is an essential requirement of the role.


Closing date: Wednesday 27th November at 12.00pm midday.

Date of Interviews: w/c 2nd December 2019


Candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as we reserve the right to interview earlier and withdraw the advert if a suitable candidate is appointed.


If you are interested in joining us in our commitment to outstanding learning and teaching then please visit our school website www.jws.bham.sch.uk for further information. 


Completed application forms should be emailed to recruitment@atlp.org.uk or posted to Mrs Siobhan Duffy, HR Operations Manager, c/o Mere Green Primary School, Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield B75 5BL.


Please note we do not accept CV’s, applications will only be considered if received on an ATLP application form.


The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership (ATLP) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including enhanced DBS, prohibition check, qualifications (where applicable), medical fitness, identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references which will be sought prior to interview.  The ATLP is an equal opportunities employer.







More about John Willmott School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Reddicap Heath Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B75 7DY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 121 3781946