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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    12 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    31 August 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£26,426.00 - £28,775.00 Annually (FTE) Actual Starting Salary Approximately £11,304.62

Attendance Officer (47bc) job summary

Attendance Officer 

Mowmacre Hill Primary School

18.5  hours a week, 39 weeks per year

Grade 8 Point 15-18 

The working hours will be Monday: 8-4; Tuesday 8-4; Weds 9:00-12:30 = 18.5 hours per week.

Mowmacre Hill Primary School is looking to appoint an enthusiastic, inspiring and highly motivated Attendance Office who will be committed to improving outcomes for all of our children, along with a passion for providing inspirational learning experiences.

The Attendance Office will support the school in maintaining its high levels of attendance and to work with families to support good attendance in school.

You will be involved in:  
·       Ensuring information is stored securely.

·       Assist with school leadership team when required.

·       Complete paperwork for all attendance related issues.

·       Write attendance reports.

·       Request medical letters when necessary.

·       Monitor absences and investigate unexplained absences accordingly.

·       Updating attendance and absence on our management system

We are looking for someone who has:  
  • NVQ3 or equivalent, or equivalent level of experience.
  • Experience of working in a busy office environment.
  • Understanding of the importance of confidentiality and an appreciation of the implications of the Data Protection Act.
  • Ability to relate well to children and adults in a variety of situations.
  • Empathy in difficult situations and ability to agree appropriate outcomes.
  • Able to operate effectively as a part of a team and with minimum supervision.

Please refer to the documents attached for a full job description and person specification, and to assist you in your application. 

In return we will give you opportunity to:

• Be an integral member of the team in a vibrant school.
• Create an outstanding learning environment for the success of all of our children.
• Play a significant part in continuing to develop our school.
• Be part of a wider community of Discovery Schools Academy Trust.

 What We Offer:  
•            Support for continuous professional development in the role
•            Opportunities to visit other organisations for professional learning
•            Highly committed and motivated Team
•            A role which has the opportunity to make a real difference whilst having fun
•            Free car parking
•            Annual incremental pay increases with the pay scale range
•            A defined benefit pension scheme
•            Employee Assistance Programme - EAP
•            Employee self-service portal.
•            Eyecare voucher scheme.
•            Cycle to work scheme
•            Retail discounts
•            Dental support
•            Gym discount
•            Be an integral member of the team in a vibrant school
•            Create an outstanding learning environment for the success of all of our children
•            Play a significant part in continuing to develop our school
•            Be part of a wider community of Discovery Schools Trust
•            Excellent opportunities for personal and career development
•            A established Central Services Team who support schools and wider colleagues

Why Choose Us: 
It is our mission to provide our pupils with a stimulating and engaging curriculum in a safe and secure environment. We believe that emotional wellbeing is essential in developing positive behaviour and academic success. We value and respect all individuals and our ethos gives our community the confidence to achieve their full potential and to be the best that they can be, and in doing so make a positive contribution to society.
Discovery Schools Academy Trust is dedicated to improving learning and teaching by creating a culture that promotes excellence. The needs of all children are placed at the heart of all decision making regardless of the school they attend. Teaching and learning excellence is shared through learning networks, sharing of ideas and materials as well as leading practitioners between schools. Discovery has developed a school improvement system which focuses on improving outcomes for all children. It also places staff development, talent management and succession planning at the heart of achieving outstanding organisations.      

Please note that  interviews for this position may be made earlier than the stated closing date if a suitable candidate is identified. Therefore, we encourage interested applicants to submit their applications promptly. Early submission will not only ensure consideration for the position but also increase the likelihood of being invited for an interview. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to receiving your application

Safeguarding Statement:
We are committed to safeguarding our pupils; therefore, the successful applicant will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and references.

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 Mowmacre Hill Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
395 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Our school is a fantastic place to be – we have a dedicated team who support our children, we strive for excellence and are united in providing experiences that will support children in their life-long learning.

We encourage all children to have high aspirations – giving them experiences and a voice to aspire to what ever they wish to be. The well-being of our children is equally important to us and we put this at the heart of everything that we do for our pupils and their families. Our well-being team are well known in the community and provide a service that enhances, nurtures and supports our families where and when needed.

We work hard to ensure that our environment is safe and secure but also bright and colourful that reflects the high-quality learning that takes place. We strongly believe that children will achieve their full potential when they also have the support of their parents and local community, therefore as a school we work hard to build these relationships.

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