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Attendance/Admin Officer - Term Time

Copperfield Academy, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-2024-254S
  • Posted:30/09/2022
  • Pay:Kent Pay Range 5
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:06/10/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:7th October 2022


Copperfield Academy is seeking to employ an Attendance Officer, with additional administrative duties, to work term time plus Inset days, Monday to Friday in our main school office. The hours of work will be from 8am to 4pm Monday to Friday (35 hours a week).

This is a busy office, and no day is the same! We are looking for someone who is flexible, able to work (and remain calm) under pressure, meet deadlines, work as part of a team and be able to use their own initiative to resolve queries. A a good working knowledge of Arbor would be desirable, experience of attendance procedures in a school, and good all-round administration skills (all aspects of Microsoft Word). The role requires enormous flexibility, tact and problem solving on a daily basis. It is essential that the applicants are professional, approachable and very effective communicators. 

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed - please contact the school office on 01474 352488.

Copperfield Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children.

The successful applicants will be required to possess an Enhanced Disclosure certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Copperfield Academy reserves the right to appoint exceptional candidates immediately upon successful application, tour and interview.

Information about the school

Copperfield is an old and long-established Northfleet School, having opened as Dover Road School in 1904.

Increasing success in recent months has meant we are fast becoming a very popular school with local families and we currently have the children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren here of former pupils. We are known for extending a warm welcome to families that are new to Gravesend and to many families new to the UK.

As part of the nationwide REAch2 Academy Trust, leaders and staff at Copperfield are committed to working hard to ensure it is a happy school where pupils of all ages thoroughly enjoy their learning and being at school. We consider ourselves to be a supportive extended family of, and for, all our families that is able to meet the needs of the most-able and the most-challenged.

Copperfield has faced many challenges over its history, but a dedicated team of experienced leaders and highly effective staff have successfully transformed the school from its lowest point to a position of strength, vitality, creativity and excellence.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01474 352413)


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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.