Attendance Officer ( Immediate Start )

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We are working with a client in the Education sector who are looking to recruit for an Attendance Officer for an immediate start on a 2 month basis.

Monday - Friday 8-5pm with 1 hour unpaid lunch break
£13.50ph with weekly pay

Responsibilities include:

- Check the attendance system at every period, morning and afternoon, for compliance with the Department of Education requirement for attendance records
- Ensure class registers are checked for each lesson where students require frequent monitoring
- Liaise with the team to locate missing students promptly and, update as necessary the Upper School Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
- Liaise with the Health Centre daily on student absentee
- For students whose attendance is being monitored, on a daily basis report unplanned absences and other concerns
- Respond to parent emails regarding absences or requests for early dismissal
- Check the authenticity of parent/guardian email requests for student absence
- Amend the previous day’s late attendance / absentees
- Collate and make all arrangements for detention
- Update the Learning Management System (LMS) / attendance system with field trips / planned absences to alert faculty of the student’s absence from school
- Scan Planned Absence Forms (PAF) to the attendance email account and file appropriately

Data Compilation:

- Run end of the day reports for daily attendance, including a Daily Class Attendance query, and where appropriate send emails to parents and students for resolution
- Compile a weekly report for student attendance below 90% along with explanations

Other Responsibilities:

- Be a welcoming presence for students, create a welcoming and inviting atmosphere and act as a first port of call for students who require support
- Represent the School in a professional manner at all times by providing excellent customer service to students, staff, parents and visitors

The School is fully committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects the same from its employees. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please note:
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Application question

Do you currently hold a DBS?

Reference: 52033758

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