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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    28 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Other support roles

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time, term time: 37 hours per week - Monday to Friday.

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

FTE £24054 - £27852

Pay scale

NJC Grade 6 SCP 11-19

Additional allowances

Honorarium £3169 per annum ( reviewed annually) in relation to supporting all the schools in the trust with attendance, providing support, guidance and training to attendance managers across the trust

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills who can build strong relationships withstudents and their parents to gain an understanding of barriers to good attendance and how these can be addressed.

The successful candidate will be well-organised and able to work on their own initiative to implement schoolpolicies and procedures. Experience of working in a school environment and knowledge of school attendance regulations, SIMS and/or School Synergy would be an advantage but training will be provided.

In addition, you should show in your application that you have these skills and qualities:

● Experience of working with young people to provide personalised programmes of support

● Play an active part within the Pastoral Team

● A calm, patient and encouraging manner

● Confidence in supporting potentially vulnerable pupils

● An effective communicator with strong interpersonal skills and able to work effectively as part of ateam.

● The ability to be self-motivated and manage time effectively

● Enthusiastic, dedicated and reliable with an understanding of your professional responsibilities.

● Ability to show initiative and problem solving skills.

● Drive to further develop professional skills and knowledg

What the school offers its staff

Staff in our trust benefit from:

A culture that actively promotes a positive work-life balance.

A culture that promotes well-being initiatives.

Access to UK Healthcare (https://www.ukhealthcare.org.uk/) helping staff with the cost ofeveryday health expenses such as visiting the opticians, paying for glasses, dental treatment and even paying for prescriptions, up to agreed policy limits. Employees can also claim an allowance for hospital admissions, whether NHS or private, access telephone counselling services and receive a discount on gym membership to keep them fit and motivated for work.

Opportunities to participate in extra-curricular activities and school trips and activity holidays

An open-door policy, allowing any colleague to speak with a member of the SeniorLeadership Team without an appointment

Excellent relationships between the Trade Unions and the trust schools

Staff at Parklands High School also benefit from:

Free access to our state-of-the-art gym before and after school, as well as during schoolholidays

A comprehensive well-being programme with a range of benefits including; Friday treats,staff bar-b-ques, Christmas lunch, a well-stocked staff room…

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 Parklands High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1120 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Parklands High School is a high-achieving 11 - 16 mixed comprehensive standalone academy.

School location

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