The role will involve contacting families regarding attendance,
supporting parents and students and home visits so you will need to establish
and maintain good, positive working relationships with all students, parents,
colleagues and other professionals.
Information relating to student attendance and punctuality is
confidential; it is important that none of this information is disclosed to any
unauthorised person and that is dealt with discreetly and with integrity.
Duties will include:
- Receiving and
recording daily student absence calls in an efficient and timely manner as
safeguarding underpins all we do in our daily practice
- Follow up student
absences and lateness by telephone or other means on a daily basis with
guidance from relevant colleagues as well as making appropriate referrals where
necessary i.e. reporting welfare concerns to the Head of Year
attendance and behaviour reports from SIMS.net
- Conduct home
visits for identified students according to absence patterns
Mercia Learning Trust, one of the most
successful Trusts in the Yorkshire and Humber region is a local and ambitious Trust that is dedicated to
improving the life chances and careers of its students and those professionals
working within it. The Trust changes
the lives of over 3000 children and young people in Sheffield and is continuing
Newfield School is part of the Mercia
Learning Trust and is a valued partner and driving force within the Trust. The students and staff of our school are
brave, proud, work very hard and take advantage of the variety of opportunities
that are available to them.
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