School Attendance and Admin Assistant

Silverstone UTC, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 8TL

5 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    4 July 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    21 June 2022

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£21,269 – £23,953 FTE

School Attendance and Admin Assistant job summary

We are looking for an exceptional candidate to assist with all aspects of student attendance administration and assist with general administration duties.


To assist the UTC Executive Team in meeting its obligations and targets in relation to school attendance.


To organise and manage a comprehensive and high quality attendance and punctuality system for registration groups and classes.

To manage day-to-day operations of the attendance and punctuality system.

To liaise with staff, students, parents and authority personnel on matters relating to attendance and punctuality matters, in particular any Persistent Absentee students.

To encourage all staff to consistently adopt the attendance and punctuality policies.

To train and support staff in use of the systems, particularly for new staff as part of their induction.

In collaboration with others, set and regularly review attendance targets.

To provide accurate and timely monitoring reports as requested.

To communicate effectively with staff, students and parents and outside organisations on attendance issues.

Attend meetings with the Education legal team as a representative of the UTC in all case discussions.

Undertake Education Welfare Officer case discussions with parents/carers

To ensure the UTC complies with legislation regarding attendance.

To keep up-to-date of new regulations and initiatives, communicating these to staff.

To encourage positive responses between parents and students with regard to the attendance policy.

To ensure data from previous schools is obtained relating to Attendance and Punctuality.

To attend weekly meetings to discuss and agree strategies for individual students.

Assist whenever time allows with any administrative tasks necessary, particularly during examination periods.

Attendance at staff briefing where possible.

Take ownership of various projects to meet the needs of the school in order to achieve project goals and assist the effectiveness of the school.

Undertake such other duties as may be required by Principal or Business Manager.

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About Silverstone UTC

School type
Free School, ages 14 to 19
Education phase
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School size
464 pupils enrolled
Age range
14 to 19
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Having the right staff is crucial to the success of Silverstone UTC, and we aim to recruit outstanding individuals who are talented, committed and who can demonstrate a high level of motivation. Silverstone UTC seeks applications from outstanding applicants with integrity, imagination and energy for these rewarding roles.

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