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Attendance and Student Services Manager - Full-time/Part-time

Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre, Tenterden

  • Ref:KCC886-5408-933S
  • Posted:22/09/2022
  • Pay:NJC
  • Start Date:October/November 2022
  • App Close Date:08/10/2022 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC


Salary: NJC Scale 6 Points 18-22 pro rata to £22,7843 - £24,662

37 hours per week term time plus 10 days in the school summer holidays

We seek a dynamic and highly motivated individual to determine and manage strategies to improve the attendance of individual students across Years 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11. The successful candidate will line manage the Attendance and Student Services staff within the school. They will also be responsible for developing and overseeing the maintenance of computer-based and manual student record systems related to registration and attendance.

The successful candidate will have unlimited optimism, good communication skills, an understanding of the needs of young people, a tenacity to succeed and strong leadership and management skills.

Skills in mediation, negotiation, problem solving, confidence in the ability to be assertive when necessary, a willingness to work with other agencies and have the ability to organise work are necessary for this post.  

The post requires a good standard of education but more importantly an attitude which is positive and supportive towards young people and their families.

Please apply via Kent-teach.com.  If you have any queries, please contact Karen Nicholls, Human Resources 01580 764222 Ext 2298 or email vacancies@tenterden-schools-trust.com.

Closing date: 7th October 2022 however an early application is encouraged as we review applications as we receive them.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all members of the community.  Homewood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees to share this commitment. 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). 

Information about the school

Homewood School & Sixth Form Centre is a mixed 11 – 18 wide ability school with Academy status with 2000 students including 350 in the Sixth Form. We are part of Tenterden Schools’ Trust working in collaboration with local primary schools and nurseries serving the Wealden town of Tenterden and the surrounding villages. The school is situated on the edge of Tenterden and enjoys a large semi-rural site overlooking open countryside. Home Farm Nursery is based in the grounds of Homewood School.

Homewood has excellent facilities for all its students and our specialisms in Performing Arts, Applied Learning and the Rural Dimension underpin our approaches to learning which are designed to raise achievement across the whole student body. We aim to maintain and develop the cultural aspirations of the school community in line with our priorities of “belonging” and “respect” and offer a broad range of curriculum opportunities in all subject areas. This also extends into the local community through partnerships across primary, secondary and higher education sectors as well as non-educational community partners.

Homewood provides a secure and caring learning environment in which all students can flourish and succeed. It is a school renowned for its support for students’ wellbeing. Heads of Community provide academic and pastoral leadership for the students in their Community, supported by dedicated form tutors, a Family Liaison Officer and Assistant Head of Community. A range of other staff including counsellors and a qualified nurse help and support the students through their time at Homewood. Consideration and respect for each other is central to our work and we are justly proud of our students’ achievements.

I hope you will be inspired to submit an application to join us. If you are successful, you can be assured of a very warm welcome and a real opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the young people of this part of Kent.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01580764188


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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.