Attendance Officer

Starting Salary: £24,491 (FTE £28,474)

Start Date: As soon as possible

37 Hours | Term Time only | Monday to Friday

Bloxwich Academy Secondary | Support Staff
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Bloxwich Academy Secondary, Leamore Lane, Bloxwich, WS2 7NR

The role:
Are you a highly organised and motivated individual? If so, we may have a great opportunity for you. Bloxwich Academy Secondary are seeking to appoint an Attendance Officer to increase the capacity of support offered to promote excellent attendance.  

You will work alongside key school staff, including the other Attendance Officers, to reduce levels of absence and work with children and families to improve levels of attendance across the school. You will address attendance and punctuality issues, investigate persistent absence and provide direct support to senior staff within the school. You will also be responsible for producing legal packs.  

About you:  

The successful candidate will play important role in the school community working to improve and maintain high levels of attendance. Your skillset and experience will include: 

  • Previous experience working within an admin or supportive role within an educational setting; 
  • A secure knowledge and understanding of the education system; 
  • Having excellent organisational skills and being a proactive team-player; 
  • Being able to build a strong rapport with pupils, parents and staff.  

Please see job description for full list of skills, requirements and duties.  

About us:
If it would not be good enough for our own relatives, it is not good enough for our pupils. This is our golden rule. We want the best for every child, regardless of where they were born, how much money they do or don’t have and who they are (gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation). This is what drives us. We want people who are similarly driven. We want people who will not only grow the next generation but people who are eager to take every opportunity to grow themselves.  

We are committed to fostering a culture that values the health and well-being of all employees at Matrix Academy Trust. We are proud to offer a comprehensive well-being package to all employees, including access to 24/7 online GP, physiotherapy services and counselling services. We also offer all employees annual health checks which includes the flu jab, BMI checks and a general discussion with a qualified Nurse. 

For more information, please contact Molly Thomason, HR Director or if you are ready to apply please complete our application form and return to mthomason@matrixacademytrust.co.uk  

Application Deadline: 23rd June 2024  

Please note that suitable candidates will be called for interview and we reserve the right to remove any advertised role early. 

Matrix Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS clearance and preemployment checks in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education