Back to job search

Attendance Officer

  • Location:

    Stanmore

  • Sector:

    Support

  • Job type:

    Short-Term Contracts

  • Salary:

    £75 - £100 per day

  • Contact:

    Stuart Dennis

  • Contact email:

    stuart@reesoneducation.com

  • Job ref:

    SDBWAOF21_1612456097

  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Duration:

    ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2021-03-06

  • Startdate:

    22/02/2021

An Outstanding School in Stanmore are seeking to appoint an experienced Attendance Officer to cover an ongoing absence and provide support to the administration team.

Key Information & Duties

  • £75 - £100 per day
  • Full time, 8.30am - 4.00pm
  • To provide an accurate administrative function meeting attendance targets
  • To work in conjunction with the school's Achievement Programme.
  • To work with identified individual and groups of students, using regular attendance checks and contact with parents/carers and students to improve levels of attendance.
  • To collate information with regard to the attendance of students who may be experiencing attendance difficulties in order to inform school, Education Welfare and parents/carers.

School Vision


'Learning today: Leading tomorrow' underpins their vision for all members of their diverse, vibrant community.

To realise their vision they are determined to be:

  • an inspirational, inclusive learning school, with the highest expectations, where each person is enabled to achieve their personal best
  • a community and family centred school that work in partnership to empower, support and prepare young people with the resilience to meet local, national and global challenges
  • a safe happy school, appreciative of their natural environment that recognises and aims to meet the diverse educational, social, physical and emotional needs of every individual
  • a reflective and responsive school where strong and inspiring leadership is promoted with students and staff at every opportunity

Aspects of the role:

  • To work in conjunction with the school's Achievement Programme.
  • To work with identified individual and groups of students, using regular attendance checks and contact with parents/carers and students to improve levels of attendance.
  • To collate information with regard to the attendance of students who may be experiencing attendance difficulties in order to inform school, Education Welfare and parents/carers.

Key tasks:

  • To ensure all registers are completed and no missing marks or unexplained absences remain.
  • To follow School Policy of 'first day contact' within the school.
  • To check and remind any necessary staff to complete registers.
  • To ensure all unexplained absences are accounted for or send letter requesting an explanation
  • To input timely information i.e. exams, music trips, sporting events, workbased learning appointments, absence reports etc and to keep Learning Coordinators and staff updated.
  • To check accuracy and correct coding on registers before printing off official registers and filing away on a termly basis.
  • To print off official registers daily and explained absences to ensure at hand in event of a fire.
  • To follow Attendance policy and send out letters as required.
  • To maintain an accurate system for students signing in/out of school.
  • To assist and check records prior to the Census to ensure school attendance is accurate and up to date.
  • To produce and interpret information relating to attendance patterns.
  • To provide updates for staff on student attendance.
  • To monitor the attendance of vulnerable groups of students and liaise with staff/AEN department.
  • To contact all absent students on a daily basis in line with the school's Attendance policy.
  • To assist with the identification of students who will receive support in improving their attendance record.
  • To work with parents/carers and other agencies in improving their child's attendance record and coordinating parental support and training where appropriate.
  • To work with a regular group of students using regular attendance checks and contact with parents/carers to improve levels of attendance.
  • To collate, maintain and update attendance data.
  • To work with students and families identified by the school and the EWO
  • To liaise with the designated colleagues for child protection.

Reeson Education:

REESON Education is London's Premier Recruitment Agency. Established in 2006 by experienced teachers, education professionals and recruitment specialists, we have built our business and reputation on the cores values of honesty, integrity and excellence.

We care about education and the provision of education and have established an excellent reputation with schools and teachers alike.

At REESON Education we work closely with a large network of Nurseries, Primary Schools, Secondary Schools and Colleges across London. Our client base provides us with an abundance of available daily supply, long term and permanent opportunities across all age groups in all areas of London.

Please note that all daily/hourly rates quoted are inclusive of holiday pay at 12.07%