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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    5 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

NJC14 – NJC18 £24,673 - £26,420 (actual pay)

What skills and experience we're looking for


  • Educated to GCSE level including English and Maths at Grade C or above, or equivalent qualifications
  • Able to drive and has own vehicle
  • At least one year’s related experience of work within a school attendance related service
  • Working with children, young people, parents and families preferably within an educational context
  • Have worked as part of a team, as well as on your own initiative
  • Willingness to undertake travel as and when required
  • Working with professionals from other agencies and in a multi- agency context
  • Using IT systems to compile reports as well as analysing statistical data for monitoring purposes
  • School systems and an understanding of the issues affecting truancy and school attendance
  • Demonstrate an understanding of issues linked to confidentiality
  • Demonstrate an understanding of issues that may affect a student’s ability to attend school
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing especially with school staff, EWS, social workers and other professionals
  • Ability to use IT Systems effectively to produce reports, record information and monitor outcomes for individuals and groups
  • Ability to use SIMS and Synergy
  • Ability to persuade and negotiate as well as good interpersonal/ communication skills
  • Demonstrate an ability to cope with stressful / conflict situations
  • Demonstrate a solution focused approach, collaborative working and enthusiasm to work with students, parents and carers in addition to school-based staff


  • A relevant degree
  • A professional qualification relevant to the post
  • Demonstrate knowledge of national attendance regulations for schools

What the school offers its staff

SAT is an educational charity, Multi-Academy Trust and Sponsor of Academies. We have approaching 18000 children and young people in our academies and employ more than 2200 teachers, leaders and educational support professionals across the East Midlands. We aspire to be a leading regional high performing Trust, with a national reputation for excellence.

We currently have 17 primary academies, 8 secondary academies and one primary aged special school in our family of schools. All of our schools benefit from the collaboration and added value that being a member of our Trust offers, and share our values and beliefs. Spencer Trust academies share an ambition to deliver results that compete with the very highest performing schools in the country, and deliver a curriculum for students that is underpinned by breadth, opportunity and quality: one that seeks to give young people the opportunity to develop into well rounded global citizens that believe they can influence positive change in the world.


Our Mission is to deliver the best possible outcomes for children and young people.


Spencer Academies Trust is an exceptional Trust, providing an outstanding education for local children.

We Believe:

All children have a right to a quality education regardless of background or ability, and have an entitlement to the opportunity of a secure progression route in their learning and development.

Schools are stronger when they work in collaboration with each other, operate within a ‘family’ and are open to a true sense of partnership.

We grow the effectiveness and sustainability of our schools by developing the people within them, and that through shared and equitable responsibility for quality and outcomes; we achieve more.

Applicants would be expected to share the Trust’s high aspirations and expectations for pupils and staff.

Further details about the role

Arnold Hill Spencer Academy are seeking to appoint a full time, Assistant Attendance Officer who is a suitably qualified and talented professional to support and further reinforce our attendance team. An exciting opportunity has arisen to support the continuing improvement of this established Attendance Department. The purpose of this role is to support the academy’s Attendance Officer byproviding focused family support to families which in turn improves the educational attendance of students. The candidate will provide high quality tracking, monitoring, intervention and support for young people and families on all matters associated with securing and promoting excellent attendance and punctuality to school.

Commitment to safeguarding

Spencer Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and all posts are subject to enhanced DBS with children’s barred list checks and completion of Level 2 safeguarding training.

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About Arnold Hill Spencer Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1573 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Arnold Hill Spencer Academy is a special place to learn and work. Our students are impressive young people, whose behaviour and achievements are something to be proud of. Our aim is for all members of the community to “Be inspired and achieve together” and to provide opportunities for this on a daily basis.

We teach our students the value of respect, how to act responsibly and support them to become mature, independent young people. We very much believe in the potential of every student, enabling them to thrive in our caring environment.

We are a member of the Spencer Academies Trust and benefit from the support of an established trust. To find out more about The Spencer Academies Trust, please visit www.satrust.com

Arranging a visit to Arnold Hill Spencer Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email abrown@arnoldhillspencer.org.uk.

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