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Attendance Officer - Term Time

Maplesden Noakes School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-5401-293S
  • Posted:20/07/2022
  • Pay:£20,595 - £21,693 per annum – FTE
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:31/08/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


We are looking for an enthusiastic person with relevant experience and a high level of personal drive and energy, who will be able to contribute to improving the attendance of the pupils at our school. You will be self-motivated, exceptionally well organised and a good team worker.

The successful candidate will take responsibility for the day-to-day systems and processes relating to the school’s target to raise attendance levels.  The ability to work alongside key school staff to promote excellent attendance, reduce levels of absence as well as work with children and families to promote high levels of attendance is essential; Knowledge of Bromcom/IT skills will also be an advantage.  Further information is available on the attached job description.

37 hours per week (8.00am until 4.00pm Monday to Thursday and 8.00am until 3.30pm Friday with half an hour for lunch each day) term time only plus 5 staff development days plus 5 negotiated days to be worked during the school holidays.

Salary: £20,595.00 - £21,693.00 per annum – full time equivalent

Applications should be made via Kent Teach by the closing date of 31st August 2022 (9 am).  


Maplesden Noakes School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such, this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check.

Information about the school

Maplesden Noakes is an 11-18 co-educational non-selective school. The school has an excellent reputation, is popular with parents and regularly over-subscribed. Having been recently accredited as a High-Performance Learning World Class School, we believe that all of our pupils have the potential to achieve the very highest standards of performance no matter what their background or previous achievement.

Maplesden Noakes is situated on the west side of Maidstone approximately 40 miles south-east of London. The school benefits from having strong links with the local business community.

Passionate about the wellbeing of staff, the school supports good physical health and mental wellbeing. With a staff Wellbeing Policy now in place, this highlights the importance placed on a good work/life balance. Our wellbeing committee are regularly thinking of new ways to support all staff in this area with wellbeing afternoons, flexible working and financial wellbeing high on the agenda.

We believe passionately in equity and diversity. Our school is committed to embracing the lived experience of people of every race, sexuality and gender. We believe strongly in giving everyone the opportunities they deserve, no matter what social barriers may have held them back in the past.

We are committed to the professional development of all staff and offer excellent CPD, whether in house or by external providers. All teaching staff have a laptop for use at school and home.

The governing body has recently amended the school admission policy to ensure that staff who have been employed by the school for two or more years and/or are recruited to fill a vacant post for which there is a demonstrable skill shortage, receive preference in terms of admission to the school for their child(ren)*

We look forward to receiving your application.

*admissions with effect from September 2023

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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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.