13 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    2 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    6 August 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 July 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Grade 7 SCP 26 £30,451 FTE

Job summary

 Wellsway School - Attendance Improvement Officer

Start:     September 2021 

Salary:  Grade 7 SCP 26 (£30,451 full-time salary) (£25,695 actual pro-rata salary) 

Location:  Keynsham (near Bristol/Bath) 

Contract: 5 days a week (37 hours) 

Term:    Permanent, Term Time Only plus 2 inset days 

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, organised and reliable individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work as an Attendance Improvement Officer at Wellsway School. The successful candidate will work alongside key staff and external agencies to promote whole school attendance strategies and will work with students and families to improve levels of attendance and punctuality. 

The successful candidate will be taking on what is now a very successful aspect of Student Support at Wellsway and will take responsibility for the day to day systems and processes relating to Wellsway School’s target to raise attendance levels of students. The candidate will provide data to monitor attendance and punctuality and be involved in considerations of how we can further develop the role and services we provide. 

The ideal candidate will have excellent organisational and ICT skills and be able to build good working relationships with all stakeholders. The ability to work effectively with students and their parents /carers is essential. Previous experience of attendance improvement within a school environment is desirable.  

If you think that you have the skills and attributes for this exciting role we would be pleased to hear from you. 

In return we offer: 

-          A competitive salary
 -          An opportunity to work in a supportive team from whom you can learn, develop and grow 

-          An energised and professional working environment 

-          Benefits include; pension scheme, discounted sports centre/gym membership, free wellbeing support & medical cover, free on-site parking, cycle to work scheme and Tax-Free Childcare. 

 Wellsway Multi Academy Trust is a growing group of schools in East Bristol and Bath and North East Somerset. 

 The closing date for applications is 23:59 Friday 6th August 2021 with a likely interview date of Friday 13th August 2021 (subject to change). No CVs or agencies please. 

   PLEASE NOTE: Early applications are encouraged.  Wellsway School reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement, should the school be able to appoint an appropriate candidate. 

 Wellsway Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Your suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process.  For this post, prior to appointment Wellsway Multi Academy Trust will apply  for a satisfactory  enhanced Disclosure and Barring check, a Children’s Barred list check, two satisfactory references, satisfactory pre-employment health screening  and for Teachers, a Prohibition Check  in relation to the children’s workforce. In some settings a Declaration will be required in order to meet our obligations under the ‘Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006’. 

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1266 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact email

About Wellsway School

A successful, high-performing 11-18 mixed comprehensive that is popular and over-subscribed, with almost 1300 students on roll. The school is set on the east side of Keynsham, eight miles north-west of Bath and seven miles south-east of Bristol and we are fortunate to have a large, semi-rural setting with excellent transport links for students and staff. Having been part of the Wellsway Multi-Academy Trust since it was founded has already brought many benefits to the school community and a real strength of the trust is its cross phase nature, allowing us to work with leaders with a wide range of experiences and students across all the age ranges.

School location

Chandag Road, Bristol, BS31 1PH

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