Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    10 February 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    20 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - Until 31/08/2024

Pay scale

Grade 5

What skills and experience we're looking for

The trustees are looking for an enthusiastic and committed Attendance Officer to be part of our experienced and effective team, whose aim is to motivate and support all our pupils. This is a part time vacancy for 17.5 hours each week. Although the role will be predominately completed each morning during the week (8.30am to 12.00) there will be flexibility in when these hours are worked each week due to the nature of the role.

You will have responsibility for monitoring pupil attendance from EYFS to year 6 and for supporting children and families to attend school regularly. You will work with the school’s pastoral support and SEND teams to promote attendance at school and to break down any barriers that may be preventing a child attending school. You will also be required to liaise with the local authority and to provide regular reports to senior leaders and members of the Governing body.

The post will require lone working at times and will require the successful applicant to be able to work on their own initiative.

A full job description and person specification is available to view on the school website.

What the school offers its staff

The school can offer:

  • An opportunity to shape a new role within the school.
  • A competitive salary.
  • A school that is fully dedicated to developing every child to reach their full potential.
  • Collaborative working to support the school’s development and achieve an effectivebalance between home and work.
  • A dedicated, strong and friendly team of professionals, who are keen to develop, learn and support each other.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities.
  • Comprehensive induction and support package for all staff.
  • A staff well-being and support package.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Tech Support Scheme

Further details about the role

Forest View Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children & young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Commitment to safeguarding

Forest View Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the physical, mental and emotional welfare of every pupil, both inside and outside of the school premises. We implement a whole-school preventative approach to managing safeguarding concerns, ensuring that the wellbeing of pupils is at the forefront of all action taken.

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About Forest View Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
370 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01594 822241

At Forest View children come first. We believe that it is important to value each individual within the school community and to celebrate their achievements. We have high expectations of ourselves and others. We value the gift of learning and recognise that we all have the right to succeed. We value the role of the school within the community and work in partnership with parents/carers and the wider community to ensure that children are able to: - enjoy school and want to learn; - become independent learners; - attain the highest academic standards; - develop skills and knowledge needed to develop individual talents, be they creative, scientific, technological, spiritual, sporting or social; - understand their own feelings and begin to make life decisions that reflect their increasing confidence; - understand how to lead a safe and healthy life both in mind and body; and - understand that everyone has equal rights to access opportunities. Forest View believes that children should take risks when they learn and play. We offer children stimulating, challenging environments for exploring and developing their learning and play in a range of different ways. This includes 'learning beyond the classroom'. Children who attend Forest View often take part in learning activities in the local woods and town, as well as around the school site. Learning activities may include den building, cooking over open fires and nature hunts to name but a few. Forest View's curriculum has been built around the school's local community and meets the requirements of the national curriculum. Whole school topics provide children with purposeful learning activities which are designed to excite and engage children in their learning. The school upholds the British Values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty, mutual respect and tolerance of those from different beliefs and faiths through all that it does and teaches children to respect each other. The school also promotes and awards our own values which are: honesty, tolerance, cooperation, kindness, invention, courage and determination. By promoting these key values the school wants every child to leave us fully prepared for their next stage in education and to have the skills to tackle any problem that they may face through life. Forest View is a forward thinking school which is building towards becoming an outstanding institution. We innovate where can to make sure that the education that we provide for our children is engaging and suited to their individual needs.

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