School Attendance Officer – Greenwich South East London
We have an exciting opportunity at one of our secondary schools based in the London borough of Greenwich.
This role is likely to suit an individual looking to develop in a school environment with attendance related experience.
The role is starting ASAP on a long term full time basis.
Your responsibilities will include:
Assisting in the Management and Development of attendance and punctuality policies
Daily monitoring and follow-up of attendance and punctuality
Participating on late desk and follow up detentions to be issued for those students late to the school
Texting parents/carers of students absent at agreed time and record reasons for absence if given
Daily monitoring and early calls on the attendance of children in care or students on the vulnerable list as a priority
Sending letters to parents regarding attendance matters
Ensuring the smooth operation of the computerised registration system
Ensuring daily attendance information is entered accurately
Preparing and distributing attendance and punctuality certificates
Signing students in and out of the school outside normal start and finish times
Liaising with the Educational Welfare Officer to ensure prompt, consistent and rigorous intervention with poor attendance
Dealing efficiently and effectively with referrals on attendance concern
Alerting the appropriate staff to problems experienced by students and making recommendations as to how these may be resolved
Attending all appropriate meetings and organising fortnightly meetings with Faculty Directors to review faculty attendance figures and action taken
The successful candidate will have:
Qualifications to degree standard or equivalent
Sound Knowledge of Microsoft software
Knowledge of SIMS system for input and export of student attendance data
Knowledge of attendance policies and procedures
Knowledge of a range of attendance codes and when they can be used
Three years’ experience of working in an inner-city school or educational establishment
Experience of meeting with parents/carers formally and informally
Experience of managing attendance systems, this to include completing weekly, half termly and annual reports as requested in liaison with Assistant Principal
Experience in a similar role
Experience of working with young people, including those with challenging behaviour
You must have a DBS and SIMS experince to apply for this role.
If you are interested in this position, please Apply today or contact Sophie at Remedy Education