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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    2 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    18 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£21,775.00 - £23,296.00 Annually (Actual) Grade F, Scale Points 09-13 , based on the full-time equivalent of £25,119 to £26,873

Attendance Officer job summary

Job Details

Hours of Work: 37 Hours Per Week, Term Time Only (including Training Days - 39 Weeks Per Year)

Position Type: Permanent

Line Manager: Assistant Headteacher (Behaviour and Attitudes)

Travel Required: Some

The salary is dependent on current qualifications and experience, please see the attached job description for more information.

We are seeking an adaptable and motivated person to work as a member of our pastoral team, focusing on improving students’ attendance.

The successful candidate:

  • will be able to relate to young people and are committed to helping them achieve their potential

  • will have excellent communication skills to enable you to build good working relationships with parents and students

  • can work effectively as part of a team as well as individually

  • will be able to analyse data and can spot patterns and trends

  • will have lots of energy and relentless optimism

  • will be able to show resilience and challenge parents where students’ attendance is unacceptable and absence is persistent.

  • work with the pastoral team to support parents to remove barriers to good attendance

  • work effectively with students, families, and external agencies to monitor interventions.

  • take necessary actions with students who attendance fall below acceptable levels

  • will monitor attendance and work directly with tutors and other staff where students attendance falls below acceptable levels

  • be able to work on one’s own initiative, balance priorities and organise a work schedule

We can offer:

  • full training

  • a chance to make a difference in a key area of our school

We are a growing Multi-Academy Trust consisting of 9 schools (five secondary schools and four primary schools), all rated 'Good' or 'Outstanding' by Ofsted.

Each school within our trust has its own unique values and ethos and is committed to the overarching principle of "Being the best we can be", the mission statement of Areté Learning Trust . Our Trust seeks to create a context for all children and young people to thrive, academically, personally and socially so that they experience the real joy of learning.

This is an exciting time on the next step of the journey for the newly merged Areté Learning Trust and provides the opportunity to establish an even stronger trust, with greater autonomy to set direction and deliver the outcomes important to all of us. The trust is committed to inclusive high-quality education, providing outstanding education for all and trust wide sustained school improvement.

Application Process

Please complete the online application form to apply for this role. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application. You should use the information supplied with in the Job Description & Person Specification to make the best of your application by identifying some specific pieces of work you may have undertaken in any of these areas. Your application may be viewed in regard to some or all of the skill specific areas over the course of the selection process. Applications via agencies will not be considered.

Interviews will take place as soon as possible after the closing date.

The Areté Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting our children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to a safer recruitment process which includes enhanced criminal records and barring checks, scrutiny of employment history, robust referencing and other vetting checks. Online searches may be done as part of due diligence checks.

Our safeguarding system is underpinned by a range of policies and procedures which encourage and promote safe working practice across the Trust. On joining you will be required to undergo continuous professional development to maintain safe working practice and to safeguard our children and young people.

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 Northallerton School & Sixth Form College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1061 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

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