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  • Start date details

    Early or September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (Permanent)

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Bucks Pay Range 3-4 (Actual salary £20,620 - £24,297 per annum)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • To work with the Pastoral and Intervention Teams in promoting and sustaining high levels of student attendance and punctuality.

  • To establish and maintain good relationships with all students, families, colleagues and other professionals.

  • To maintain accurate student attendance and punctuality records using SIMS on a daily basis and to provide regular attendance and punctuality reports to Middle and Senior Leaders.

  • Provide daily student registers for appropriate activities e.g. fire registers and school assemblies.

  • Follow up student absences and lateness by telephone or other appropriate means, on a daily basis with guidance from relevant colleagues, making appropriate referrals to external agencies.

  • To monitor attendance and punctuality and ensure there are follow on sanctions by registering late students, carry out late detentions and liaising with Performance Directors (Heads of Year).

  • To set break detentions for all late and supervise these detentions.

  • To lead on attendance intervention groups with key students working with the School Base Teams.

  • To monitor lesson attendance, acting upon any missing marks/students and notifying Pastoral Team of concerns.

  • To carry out regular (lesson by lesson) register checks to ensure lesson registers are taken promptly and take appropriate action when they are not.

  • To generate correspondence home for all late to school and other unauthorised absences, highlighting areas of concern through stringent record keeping.

  • Identifying individuals, key groups of students and families that require additional support and working with those key groups to help improve attendance and punctuality.

  • Initiate and follow through appropriate sanctions in liaison with relevant colleagues and other professionals including preparation for court action where necessary.

    • In liaison with relevant colleagues/school leadership, attend follow up meetings and other relevant meetings with families and/or other professionals to provide relevant information.

    • To undertake home visits for students/families where necessary with Student Services /Intervention / Safeguarding colleagues as appropriate.

    • To set up and chair Family Attendance Contract meetings for students who have attendance concerns and who are below the school attendance threshold.

    • To take part in Attendance Panel meetings as required.

    • To generate and disseminate all relevant attendance paperwork and update our records as necessary.

    • To support in the making of referrals to Family Support Services and other external agencies to remove barriers for learning and provide support.

    • To set up Team Around the Family and other professionals meetings to look at the support plan for families.

    • Participate in the school’s performance development system.


What the school offers its staff

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who may be considering a career in supporting academic and pastoral progress. Full training will be provided so no prior experience is necessary within a school setting, although this would be advantageous. This is a key role for us and the successful candidate will be at the forefront of working with our students and families.

Your main responsibilities will be to maintain accurate reporting of student attendance; and work with families, students, staff and outside agencies, promoting and sustaining high levels of student attendance and punctuality. The successful candidate will be caring and enthusiastic and will be part of a strong team, committed to supporting all students.

The Misbourne is an 11-18 Academy in the picturesque village of Great Missenden in the heart of the Chilterns, and is the Lead School for Careers in Bucks. We have nearly 1100 students on roll, including a successful and growing Sixth Form. Our staff tell us they genuinely feel like part of a team; a team who are striving to help each student flourish both academically and personally. Excerpts from our pleasing 2022 Ofsted inspection include:

  • Students told inspectors that the clear and fair behaviour system helps them to behave well.

  • Relationships between staff and students are strong.

  • Students’ conduct around the school is orderly and calm.

  • Pastoral care puts the child at the heart of everything the school does.

We take an evidence-informed approach to school improvement, only implementing what we feel will make the biggest difference to the lives and outcomes of our young people, being mindful of staff workload and well-being. Our Wellbee survey results place The Misbourne in the top 10% of schools for staff peer support, and top 20% for managing staff workload.

We can offer you:

  • Students who are a pleasure to work with.

  • An experienced, friendly, and collaborative team of staff.

  • A team who will help to guide your development and ensure that you are fully supported in every aspect of your work.

  • Flexible working for the right candidate

  • An evidence-informed approach toschool improvement,only implementingwhat we feel will make the biggest difference to the lives and outcomes of our young people, being mindful of staff workload

  • An academy that puts wellbeing at the top of their priorities

  • Free access to our own fully-fitted gym (subject to opening hours)

  • Two week October half term

We place a strong emphasis on three core values: learning, kindness, and excellence. We are seeking a candidate who shares these values and is eager to be an integral part of the day-to-day running and constant improvement of our academy.

Would you like to make a difference to the outcomes and life chances of young people? If so, you could become part of our dedicated team.


Commitment to safeguarding

The Misbourne is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An offer of appointment is subject to satisfactory references, DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) Enhanced Disclosure and medical clearance

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About The Misbourne School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1065 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01494 862 869

We are an 11-18 Academy in the picturesque village of Great Missenden in the heart of the Chilterns. We have nearly 1100 students on roll including a successful and growing Sixth Form. Our staff tell us they genuinely feel like part of a team; a team who are striving to help each student flourish both academically and personally.

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