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Attendance & Cover Officer/Administrator - Term Time

Barton Manor School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-4028-22S
  • Posted:20/05/2022
  • Pay:BCAT 5 - pro rated to £17,792-£18,741 rising to 6
  • Start Date:1 September 2022
  • App Close Date:08/06/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Attendance & Cover Officer/Administrator - term time only + 5 SDDs

SALARY:BCAT 5 - £20,595-£21,693 (pro rated to £17,792-£18,741) rising to BCAT 6

OUR TRUST

BCAT is a small, but highly ambitious Academy Trust consisting of 3 secondary schools in Kent, Barton Court Grammar School, The Charles Dickens School and the new free school, Barton Manor School.

Barton Court Grammar School (BCGS) is a state, selective, co-educational school with a strong reputation for its high academic standards and its caring and supportive ethos. The School is an accredited ‘Advanced Thinking School’ and is also the lead school of Barton Court Academy Trust (BCAT). The Charles Dickens School (CDS), a state, non-selective, co-educational secondary school joined BCAT on 1 March 2017 and Barton Manor School (BMS), our free school, which is also a non-selective co-educational secondary school opens in September 2022 to Year 7.

The School is committed to excellence in professional development and an extensive well-being programme is in place with many benefits including reduced gym membership at CCCU, event afternoons throughout the year and other benefits offered by BCAT and Kent Rewards.

The Post

Governors wish to appoint an experienced Attendance & Cover Officer for September start to manage all issues relating to attendance in the School, improving attendance rates and engaging and support families to fulfil their legal obligations. Organising daily staff cover and providing general administrative support will also be key.

Candidates should have good skills in Excel/email and be willing to learn other ICT packages. Experience of BROMCOM would be desireable although training will be provided.

Discretion, good interpersonal skills, assertiveness and a sense of humour are important and a willingness to work as a member of a collaborative team.

With only Y7 students in the School from September 2022, this role will develop over time as the School grows and as responsibility increases. The salary scale and future progression will reflect this.

This is a term time only role plus 5 Staff Development Days.

Hours of work are 7.30am-3.30pm Mon-Thu and 7.30am-3.00pm Fri with a 30 minute unpaid lunch break.

Deadline: Wednesday 8 June 2022 @ 9am. Early applications are encouraged and we retain the right to fill the vacancy before the deadline date.

How To Apply

Applications for this post should be made online only via the School’s website. CVs alone will not be accepted. Please email your application to Mrs Roberta Light – rlight@bartonmanor.org

If you wish to discuss this post further please contact Mrs Light by telephone.

Barton Manor School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application via the Disclosure & Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for Children.

Information about the school

Barton Manor School, is part of Barton Court Academy Trust (BCAT), and is due to open in September 2022 to 150 Year 7 students. The School is designed to be an 11-18 years, co-educational, non-selective school with 5 forms of entry and will grow each year with a new intake into Year 7. The school is planned as a centre of excellence for vocational subjects at KS4 and KS5 along with a joint Sixth Form provision with Barton Court Grammar School offering academic qualifications at Post-16.

The School’s brand new amazing state-of-the art design build will be ready in February 2022. The Trust believes this outstanding design, combined with an innovative curriculum, excellent teaching and learning, and strong pastoral care and guidance, will provide outstanding education for the local community for generations to come.

Our aim is that students will aspire to be their very best and will be supported to believe in themselves and their ability to achieve and excel. Students will develop into confident, independent and resilient learners ready to meet the challenges of a world that is rapidly changing.

Our students will acquire, not only an excellent foundation of learning, but also the acquisition of habits of flexible thinking and learning, resilience and confidence in solving problems both as individuals and within a team. Students will enjoy some of the very best teaching resources and facilities available in the local area and, with the support of Barton Court Academy Trust, the School will be a special place to be educated.

Barton Manor School: Values Aspire, Believe, Achieve

To achieve Barton Manor School’s vision we have established a set of behaviours and characteristics that define how everyone within our community pledges to act; these are the values that we strive to demonstrate and personify on a daily basis.

Resilient / risk takers Empathetic Supportive of others Principled Empowered Courageous Thoughtful thinkers

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Roberta Light
  • Address:Spring Lane, Canterbury, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1SU
  • Telephone: 01227 464600
  • Email: rlight@bartonmanor.org

Documents

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).