Attendance Officer/ Admin Support

Littleover Community School, Derby, Derbyshire, DE23 4BZ

Deadline is today

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    5 December 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 November 2022

Job details

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - 37 hours per week 8.00 am to 4.00 pm Monday to Thursday 8.00 am to 3.30 pm on a Friday

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£22,369 - £23,194 (pro rata)

Pay scale

Grade D SCP 7 – 9

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a reliable and enthusiastic individual, able to use their own initiative and work well as part of a team. GCSE Grade A*-C in English and Mathematics or equivalent, is an essential requirement, as is a current First Aid Certificate or the willingness to train for one.

  • To support and deliver a specialist service, ensuring the school meets its statutory legal obligations and targets in relation to school attendance, punctuality and safeguarding.
  • To promote and nurture positive attitudes towards education and attendance to students and families.
  • To work in conjunction with the Attendance Manager/ SMT/ Governors, providing advice on strategy in the development and delivery of attendance policy and procedures.
  • To monitor attendance within the day to day remit of the school and DfE guidelines for specific groups ie LAC/vulnerable/high profile/at risk students with SEND.
  • To ensure that attendance practices are embedded, consistent, transparent and Ofsted compliant in accordance with DfE guidelines.
  • To keep records and complete time sensitive audits analysing practice and data ensuring all material is clear, concise and UK GDPR compliant.
  • To identify, communicate and report unauthorised absence to Derby City Education Welfare Service in conjunction with the Attendance Manager.
  • To compile and prepare all legal case papers/court papers for prosecution.
  • To assist the Student Services Manager in the delivery of wider student services including administration, First Aid provision, fire evacuation policy and procedure.
  • To support the Medical Officer with admin, medication checks, medical information for trip leaders, trip packs and first aid equipment.

The person appointed to this position will need to be flexible, well organised, professional and have the ability to communicate with staff and students at all levels. They should be numerate with excellent IT skills and the ability to adapt to new systems.

What the school offers its staff

Littleover Community School is a diverse and highly successful comprehensive school, with consistently outstanding levels of attainment and progress across the curriculum. We are proud of our academic record, and of the pastoral care which maintains a feeling of community in a large and expanding school.

Littleover Community School welcomes enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce. The school actively promotes equality of opportunity for all with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and welcome applications from a wide range of candidates, including those with criminal records.

Commitment to safeguarding

Littleover Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory enhanced level DBS disclosure with a children’s barred list check, two satisfactory references and successful completion of vetting procedures.

In accordance with the statutory guidance, Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE), an online search will be conducted as part of due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

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About Littleover Community School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1824 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01332 513219

Littleover Community School is a Derby City Council, 11-18 co-educational, comprehensive school. Our school is situated four miles to the south west of the centre of Derby, in pleasant, spacious grounds and has a proud academic and pastoral record. Many teachers, after thriving here and developing their skills, go on to posts of responsibility here or elsewhere. Others, happy to work in a school which values effective classroom teaching above all else, stay here and contribute hugely over the years.

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