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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    19 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    30 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time, term time: 39.5 Hours Per Week

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

KR6

What skills and experience we're looking for

Oakfield Primary Academy is seeking an experienced school administrator to join our team in the role of Attendance Officer. We are part of The Golden Thread Alliance, a thriving, vibrant and inclusive Multi Academy Trust in the North Kent area.

  • 39.5 hours per week, term time only + 1 weeks
  • Kent Range 6 -£23,801 FTE Per Annum, Pro Rata to £22,050.48

The roleincludes responsibility for providing administrative and organisational services to the school associated with the recording, management and monitoring of whole school attendance, analysing data to identify key areas of concern. Building close working relationships with pupils and families to improve attendance rates. Addressing issues with persistent absence is a key aspect of this role.

You will work as part of a small friendly office team, reporting in to the School Business Manager. Peer support is provided through other Attendance Officers across the Trust, and external networking to promote knowledge and the development of school procedures is encouraged. This is a varied and rewarding role which would suit a well organised, flexible person with an aptitude for hard work, creativity, and strong interpersonal and communication skills. Communication is key and demonstrating an ability to form positive and long-lasting relationships with parents and carers is essential to the role, however challenging or demanding this can be at times.

Oakfield Primary Academy is a three form entry primary school set close to Dartford town centre. The school is a thriving multicultural establishment and prides itself on providing a happy, safe and caring environment for all of its pupils. The staff, parents and governors of the school all work together to try to provide the very best for the families it serves.

The Golden Thread Alliance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 and therefore is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. In line with KCSIE guidance, paragraph 220, all candidates who are shortlisted will be subject to an online search. This search is not part of the shortlisting process itself and all shortlisted candidates will have the opportunity to address any issues of concern resulting from the search.

Two references are also required prior to commencement of employment.

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


What the school offers its staff

Benefits:

In return for your hard work and dedication, we are able to offer you a range of benefits, including:

  • Commitment to your ongoing Continued Professional Development
  • Family friendly/sociable working hours and a work-life balance
  • 28 days annual leave entitlement, increased after five years’ service (for Full Time contracts)
  • Two family days
  • Access to Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Eyecare vouchers
  • Annual Flu Vaccination
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Hybrid working available (one day a week)

Commitment to safeguarding

The Golden Thread Alliance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 and therefore is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. In line with KCSIE guidance, all candidates who are shortlisted will be subject to an online search. This search is not part of the shortlisting process itself and all shortlisted candidates will have the opportunity to address any issues of concern raised.

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About Oakfield Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
721 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Oakfield Primary Academy is situated on the borders of Dartford and Bexley, serving Dartford and Wilmington.
Judged by Ofsted in 2014 as a GOOD school, we are working hard to provide the best possible experiences for all children.
We are a large school with three forms of entry, and with a nursery on site too, we have capacity for 758 children. A new build has very recently been completed in order to give us a brand new hall and extra five classrooms.
We are part of The Galaxy Trust which is the successful partnership between Oakfield Primary Academy, Temple Hill Primary Academy and West Hill Primary Academy.
All three schools are supportive, friendly schools where children, parents and staff thrive.

Arranging a visit to Oakfield Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email stacy.wickes@golden-thread.org.

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