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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Pastoral, health and welfare

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time, term time: 22.5 hours per week. Three days per week. Term Time only.

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Local Authority Grade 6 £25,119 - £27,603 per annum, pro rata, pay award pending

Actual salary

£13,466 - £14,905 pay award pending

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an enthusiastic and conscientious Attendance Intervention Manager to play a central role in shaping our whole school attendance strategy to continue to ensure high levels of attendance at King Edward VI School. This is a pivotal role in supporting students and families to ensure at least good attendance at school, and tackle barriers to attending by guaranteeing that all students receive an education as required by the Education Act 2011. This post will involve working with parents/carers, key staff across the school and also close collaboration with our Assistant Headteacher for Inclusion our Attendance Officer and wider Guidance Team.

The successful candidate will need to drive standards for high attendance by meeting regularly with parents/carers, completing referrals to the Education Welfare Team, monitoring and analysing student attendance data and coordinating safe and well visits. Previous experience of working in a similar role or within a school environment will be desirable. IT skills, and the ability to balance supportive conversations with high expectations are essential alongside a wider interest attendance-related matter. Safeguarding experience is also desirable although full training will be given.

The post holder will be required to liaise with a range of staff, students, parents and external organisations, and work effectively to deadlines. This is a new role and an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to have a significant developmental impact on whole school attendance. The anticipated hours of work are 8.30am - 4.30pm three days per week with a break for lunch.

What the school offers its staff

King Edward VI School is a popular 11-18 comprehensive school rated Good by OfSTED in 2022 with recognition of outstanding practice and high expectations. The school is well-regarded within the community and has a reputation for high quality teaching. Lichfield is a small, vibrant cathedral city which is easily accessible from the surrounding areas.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About King Edward VI School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1630 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01543 255714

School location

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