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Attendance Officer needed urgently - Temp to Perm!

Job title: Attendance Officer needed urgently - Temp to Perm!
Location: Birmingham
Industry: Secondary SEN Primary Early Years
Salary: £10.00 - £13.00 per hour
Reference: 0000156974_1608023593
Contact name: Aspire People Limited
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Job description

Are you an experienced School Attendance Officer who is looking for a new challenge? If so, Aspire People are currently assisting a large secondary school in Birmingham with the recruitment of an Attendance Officer. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Attendance Officer to work in an expanding secondary school and be part of an ambitious administration team. Applicants must have experience as an Attendance Officer within a school or education setting and must have SIMS experience. The role will be temporary initially but will go permanent after 3 months. Applicants must have a DBS on the update service or be happy to have a new one processed.

Duties will include;

*Provide support for students whilst working in partnership with other agencies.
*Use excellent interpersonal skills to liaise with a range of stakeholders
*Demonstrate good listening skills, sensitivity, tact and a sympathetic yet firm manner
*Maintain accurate records and produce data
*Work with parents/carers and their children in promoting regular attendance
*Support in short-term and long-term intervention strategies to support students and families in the varying stages of any attendance difficulties
*Be a committed team worker, carry a caseload and work on your own initiative. Time management skills are essential given the variety of this challenging yet rewarding
*Show an understanding of the law relating to education and child care
*Exhibit calmness when dealing with confrontational situations
*Use ICT skills to enable effective strategic management and implementation
*Experience of court work would be an advantage, but not essential, due to the work of the Education Welfare Service in respect of its statutory duty of ensuring regular school attendance.
*To embody the values, vision and ethos of Rockwood academy and assist the Head
*Teacher and Senior Team in delivering policy which will ensure high quality and successful outcomes
*To support the monitoring, evaluation and continuous review of the quality and effectiveness within the Academy
You will be supported by me, James Kearney. I am Aspire People's Senior Office & Technical consultant and have been supplying non-teaching staff to schools in Birmingham for the past 5 years. Whether it is temporary or permanent work that you are looking for, then I will be able to assist you. I offer excellent rates of pay and I will be on hand to offer support throughout assignments.

Aspire People are keen to speak to experienced school Attendance Officers who are interested in working in schools. Please apply above and we will be in touch. Alternatively, if you know of anybody who might be interested then we offer generous referral fees!
To find out more about Aspire People head to our website

Aspire People Limited provides services as an Education Agency and an Education Employment Business. Aspire People is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects every candidate to share this commitment. Placements are subject, to appropriate Child Protection screening, including checks with former employers and the Disclosure and Barring Checks.
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