21 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    9 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£27,860.00 - £32,176.00 Annually (FTE) Actual Salary - £23831- £27523

Attendance Manager job summary

Main Duties / Responsibilities


Daily meet and greet at front of school for all students, noting any ‘lates’.

Contact home and speak where possible to all parents and carers to discuss reasons why student has arrived late to school, to foster positive working relationships.

Support children and appropriately sanction poor punctuality through the weekly ‘Remedy’ detention for lateness.

In the case of persistent lateness invite parent/carers to attend school to discuss and formulate a plan to improve punctuality.


Maintain whole school weekly attendance tracker.

Liaising with other staff to ensure all registers are completed and coded correctly and there are no missing marks or unexplained absences.

Identify trends in attendance data and initiate interventions to support improvements in attendance.

Liaise with relevant staff to arrange regular weekly meeting to discuss attendance issues within the year group.

Maintain accurate records of communications with parents/carers and relevant interventions put in place to support.

Carry out home visits either at the request of the Progress Leader team or those you are personally concerned about after discussion with Assistant Headteacher.

Support parents/carers through relevant signposting of courses and support available.

Liaise closely with and share information with other agencies if appropriate. This includes liaising with primary schools and secondary schools to ensure that vulnerable families are supported through transitions.

Liaise with relevant agencies to improve swift and easy access to statutory and voluntary services, such as those provided by children’s services; ensure that follow-up work is done and all relevant parties are well informed

Attend meetings as appropriate, such as Team Around the Family (TAF)

Highlight persistent absence concerns and the possible repercussions should there be no improvement. This includes the completion of the termly report to the LA (PMOOE).

Accompany Inclusion Officer and undertake home visits to engage hard to reach families.

Prepare half termly data summaries which identify key areas of SEND, PP, PA, PP+, EAL.

Generate attendance reports as required and discuss attendance data, interventions and actions with Assistant Headteacher during regular meetings.

Work with the Progress Leaders to introduce innovative programmes to help bolster attendance at traditionally low attendance times.


  • Operate relevant equipment/ICT packages/information systems (e.g. MS Office, Arbor, StudyBugs, Email, Google.)
  • Use administration supplies resourcefully

General duties

Line Manager for Attendance Assistant

To work collaboratively with colleagues to improve pupil attendance effectively, efficiently and flexibly.

Understand, accept and follow the College’s Safeguarding and Child Protection procedures.

To report all matters of concern in line with the school procedure.

To carry out any other reasonable request by the Principal or her appointed representative.

Commitment to safeguarding

Christ’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff, volunteers, governors and visitors to share this commitment. We recognise that all adults, including temporary staff, volunteers and governors, have a full and active part to play in protecting our students from harm, and that the child or young person’s welfare is our paramount concern.

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About Christ's College, Guildford

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
669 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Christ's College is part of the Good Shepherd Trust and is a thriving secondary school serving the non-Christian and Christian community of Guildford, Woking and surrounding areas. Our aim for the students at Christ's College is that they should develop the core values of service, respect, stewardship, co-operation and love.

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