Attendance and Admissions Officer

Ark Kings Academy, Birmingham, West Midlands, B38 9DE

7 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    4 July 2022 at 8:00am

  • Date listed

    24 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

Ark Support Scale 7 (outside London) Pt 14 – 24, (£21485 - £26691 pro rata salary based on working hours)

Attendance and Admissions Officer job summary

At ARK Kings Academy we take safeguarding very seriously. All adults who regularly work on our site are required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to prevent unsuitable people from working with students.

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our academies. To meet this responsibility, we follow a rigorous selection process. This process is outlined here, but can be provided in more detail if requested. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

We are looking for an experienced attendance officer to join our busy attendance team at Ark Kings Academy. This is a newly designed team with the school adding capacity to support the needs of our school on its improvement journey. This role will be an integral part of the Welfare Team.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a school environment and have an understanding of the issues that may affect a student’s ability to attend school. The role will involve home visits and early help assessments. Knowledge of the fast track/ spotlight process is desirable but not essential. You will have excellent communication, numeracy and literacy skills. Have excellent IT skills including Word, Excel and ideally experience using SIMS. You will have the ability to prioritise tasks and manage your own workload to achieve deadlines, often managing conflicting priorities.

Role: Attendance and Admissions Officer
Reporting to: Welfare Lead
Location: Ark Kings Academy
Contract: Permanent
Working Pattern: Annualised hours, 37.5 per week, 8am – 4pm, 40 weeks per year. 1 week to be worked in summer based on needs of the school.
Salary: Ark Support Scale 7 (outside London) Pt 14 – 24, (£21485 - £26691 pro rata salary based on working hours)

For an informal and confidential discussion, please contact the school on 0121 459 4451 to arrange a discussion with a member of the senior leadership team.

Applications are to be made by completing the online application form and should include an explanation of the motivation to apply and examples of where capacity to meet aspects of the job description have been evidenced in career history to date.

Ark Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and apprentices to share this commitment. To meet this responsibility, we follow a rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants.

Closing Date: Monday 4th July 2022 at 08:00am
Start Date: September 2022

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For an informal and confidential discussion, please contact the school on 0121 459 4451 to arrange a discussion with a member of the senior leadership team.

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About Ark Kings Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 18
School size
914 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 18

Ark Kings – transforming the lives of our students

In September 2017, Ark Kings became an all-through academy, admitting children from Reception to Year 11 and has improved both academically and in the provision, we provide. We have extended this offer in 2019 by opening a nursery for 3-year old’s.

This is a growing school serving its local community – a school that meets the needs of each of its students and has the highest expectations of every one of them to do well. We want to transform the life chances of every student who comes to this school. We focus on academic excellence and make sure that every child achieves their potential in subjects that will serve them well beyond school.

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