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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    29 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Pastoral, health and welfare

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time, term time: 7:30am – 3:30pm Monday to Friday (with a 45-minute unpaid lunch break) (36.25 hrs / term time + 5 days)

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Maternity cover for up to 1 year

Pay scale

Grade 8 (£29,777 to £33,024 FTE)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will have previous experience working with young people and parents and carers, ideally in an education context. Experience working with professionals from other agencies and in a multi-agency context would be highly advantageous, in addition to an understanding of the legislation and statutory framework around school attendance.

What the school offers its staff

  • A fantastic working environment where students are enthusiastic and want to learn. All our Hampton schools have modern buildings, with light and airy classrooms, outstanding facilities and are situated at the heart of the community.
  • We value our staff and recognise the importance of providing ongoing training opportunities. As a growing Trust we are also able to offer opportunities for promotion and fresh challenges as new roles arise regularly.
  • Our extensive induction programme supports staff every step of the way.
  • Discounted local gym membership.
  • Full access to the Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme which is designed to help staff deal with any personal or professional problems. Staff have access to free legal advice, medical information, counselling sessions, online self-help tools, factsheets and the wellbeing portal.

Further details about the role

We are seeking an Attendance Officer on a temporary basis for up to one year, covering a period of maternity leave. You will play a key role in raising achievement by tracking student attendance and punctuality, highlighting areas of concern and working with families to remove barriers to attendance, encouraging a positive and independent attitude to learning.

With regular contact with our Senior Leadership, Pastoral and Data teams, the position also involves working closely with families and students. We are therefore looking for an individual with robust communication skills, excellent negotiating skills to gain the confidence of students, parents/carers and staff and the ability to build and maintain positive relationships. You will be confident in resolving conflict and remaining calm in sometimes challenging situations. Proficiency in IT applications and systems is essential in this role, where you will be compiling reports and analysing statistical data for monitoring purposes.

Commitment to safeguarding

Hampton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will require an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

In accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education, the school will consider carrying out an online search as part of the due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

Full details are contained with our Safeguarding & Child Protection Policy and Recruitment and Selection Policy, which are available via our website, or on request.

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About Hampton Gardens Secondary School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1157 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Hampton Gardens is an 11-19 free school which opened in September 2017 to an initial intake of 180 Year 7 students. When full, the school will accommodate 1200 students in years 7-11 and 300 students in Sixth Form.

Hampton Gardens is part of the Hampton Academies Trust who also run the highly successful and popular Hampton College all-through school, Hampton Lakes Primary School and Dogsthorpe Infant School. HAT schools have very close links and some shared staff.

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jobs@hamptonacademiestrust.org.uk.

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