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Attendance Officer - Part-time

Wrotham Road Primary School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-2666-234S
  • Posted:31/03/2023
  • Pay:KR6
  • Start Date:April 2023
  • App Close Date:07/04/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:WB 17th April 2023


We have an exciting opportunity for a charismatic, organised and energetic individual to join a dynamic Wrotham Road team to lead and manage all aspects attendance.

The role of the Attendance Officer will support the monitoring of the attendance of all pupils, addressing issues in relation to pupil attendance and providing administrative support and advice.

The post is permanent, Monday to Friday, 37 hours per week, 42 weeks per year. Kent Range 6, £21,801 full time equivalent, actual pro rata salary £20,284 based on 37 hours per week, 42 weeks per year.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working within an administrative role, preferably in a  school/education setting. They should be able to work under pressure and demonstrate resilience when dealing with difficult situations and must have excellent communication (written and verbal) skills.

The Golden Thread Alliance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 and therefore is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. In line with KCSIE guidance, paragraph 220, all candidates who are shortlisted will be subject to an online search. This search is not part of the shortlisting process itself and all shortlisted candidates will have the opportunity to address any issues of concern resulting from the search.

Two references are also required prior to commencement of employment.

Early applications are encouraged and The Golden Thread Alliance reserves the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  

Information about the school

Wrotham Road Primary is a large multi-cultural school in the heart of Gravesend. The school is popular and successful and in October 2022 received a "Good" in our Ofsted inspection. We believe that our school is a happy, supportive, learning environment where we endeavour to provide the best education we can. We create an atmosphere that is vibrant and organised which enhances, stimulates and motivates all who work in it.

The Galaxy Trust is now the Golden Thread Alliance. The Golden Thread Alliance is a Multi-Academy Trust that comprises of Culverstone Green Primary School, Fleetdown Primary Academy, Meopham Community Academy, Oakfield Primary Academy, Riverview Infant School, Riverview Junior School, Temple Hill Primary Academy, West Hill Primary Academy and Wrotham Road Primary.

Each primary has its own unique character, but all subscribe to values of Respect, Equality, Courage, Integrity, Ambition and Kindness. Please visit the individual school website to find out more.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Hayley Clive
  • Address:Wrotham Rd, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 0QF
  • Telephone: 01474 534540
  • Email: HR@golden-thread.org


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.