Student Support & Attendance Officer

Hednesford Valley High School, Hednesford, Staffordshire, WS12 4JS

32 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible but no later than 27th February 2023

  • Closing date

    4 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 November 2022

Job details

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Hours of work: 37 hours – Mon-Thurs 08:30 am to 16:30 pm. Fri 08:30-16:00 pm (The successful applicant is required to start at 8:30 am however, there is flexibility in the finishing time, should you require an earlier finish).

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Grade 6 Term Time only. Actual salary £20,258

What skills and experience we're looking for

We require a flexible and organized individual who: -

  • Has experience of working in an office environment, preferably a school office.
  • Has excellent attention to detail and ability to work under pressure
  • Has excellent ICT skills with a good knowledge of Microsoft Office software
  • Has excellent organisational skills
  • Has excellent communication skills to liaise with staff, students, parents/carers and external professionals.
  • Has very good numeracy/literacy skills equivalent to GCSE C and above.
  • A team player who is able to work collaboratively with others.

What the school offers its staff

We offer you: -

* A strong motivated team

* Excellent training opportunities and a mentor to support you.

Further details about the role

We are seeking to appoint a resourceful and highly effective Student Support & Attendance Officer for this key role within our school. You will work alongside the Senior Leadership Team and Pastoral Team in supporting students who may have behaviour/attendance/truancy issues. You will have responsibility for ensuring students are attending school and barriers to learning are addressed and reduced.The role will involve daily monitoring of attendance, including First day response, carry out appropriate home visits, attend regular attendance meetings, facilitate parental meetings to encourage regular student attendance. You may also be required to supervise students with attendance issues in the classroom. You should have excellent SIMS experience and be able to produce detailed reports for SLT when required. The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a school environment and have an understanding of the issues that may affect a student’s ability to attend school, although training will be provided for a suitable candidate with no experience but has the necessary skills

Commitment to safeguarding

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.

Applying for the job

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to l.fox@hvh.staffs.sch.uk

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About Hednesford Valley High School

School type
Special school, ages 11 to 19
School size
184 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
01543 423714

Arranging a visit to Hednesford Valley High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email l.fox@hvh.staffs.sch.uk.

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