Attendance Officer

The Turing School, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN23 8EJ

This job expired on 16 May 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Application deadline

    16 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    9 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary

£20,045 - £21,563 SAT 5

Actual salary

£17,240 - £18,546 pro rata

Attendance Officer job summary


Term time plus 5 staff development days.

37 hours a week, Monday to Friday.

We have an exciting opportunity to join The Turing Schools administration team as an Attendance Officer.

As an Attendance Officer, you will undertake administrative tasks associated with the recording, management and monitoring of attendance; working with individual pupils and their families to improve attendance.

Key duties will include:

Record student absences and late arrivals;
Maintain accurate attendance records;
Make enquiries with parents / carers regarding unexplained absences;
Raise attendance concerns to the headteacher;
Support headteacher at formal meetings with parents / carers to discuss attendance issues.
The successful candidate will need:

A good general education;
A willingness to undertake appropriate training and professional development;
Good IT skills;
To be able to maintain accurate records;
To be able to priortise and manage own workload.
To be able to deal appropriately and effectively with children, parents, staff and professionals from outside agencies at all levels.
A qualification related to working with children and young people, knowledge of Schoolcomms and Google Suite, and the ability to produce reports and analyse data would be an advantage but are not essential.

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

Employees can benefit from:-

Local Government Pension - with a generous employer contribution;
Eye test reimbursement scheme;
Cycle to work scheme;
An Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) – supporting wellbeing and providing advice to all employees;
Recruitment referral incentives.

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About The Turing School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
528 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01323 465700

The Turing School is at its heart, a community school. We pride ourselves on knowing all of our students and families, and we work together to support and develop our young people into becoming successful, confident and happy young adults. With the right support and guidance, secondary school can be an exciting experience for young people that will equip them with the skills, abilities and qualities to succeed in life.
We have high expectations of our students regarding their academic progress, behaviour and presentation. All students deserve a positive and successful secondary school experience, and we want our young people to feel valued, supported and inspired. We are passionate about ensuring that our students become happy, confident and successful young people, whilst instilling in them a love of learning and a desire to succeed.

We are committed to equipping students with the knowledge and skills needed to be successful both in education and the wider community, and as they make their transition into adulthood. One of the many things we pride ourselves on is knowing all of our students individually, which enables us to support and enhance their experiences both academically and in the development of their strong characters.

We promote a strong culture of inclusion and diversity. The school champions respect for all and challenges discrimination by providing equal opportunities for all. We are proud to offer an inclusive curriculum and bespoke pathways to ensure the most positive progress and outcomes for our pupils, whatever their needs or abilities. Each member of staff has a shared responsibility to remove any potential barriers to learning.

Our students' well-being is of the utmost importance and our curriculum provides rich opportunities for students to reflect and develop strategies to support their mental health and resilience.

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