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Attendance Improvement Manager - Term Time

Leigh Academy Hugh Christie, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-5431-240S
  • Posted:07/06/2023
  • Pay:KR6
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:16/06/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Shortly after the closing date


Attendance Improvement Manager 

Permanent – Immediate start or as soon as possible

32.5 hours per week, Term time only + 10 extra days in the school holidays

Salary Range: Kent Range 623,801.00 - £25,262.00 FTE)

We are looking to appoint a part time Attendance Improvement Manager who is passionate about helping students achieve the highest possible attendance in school and thereby helping to give them the best opportunity of success.

Attendance is an essential aspect of a successful community, academic success and future prospects. If attendance is outstanding, then students have improved life chances and will make more rapid progress both academically and socially.

The Attendance Improvement Manager will strategically respond to improving attendance, assist parents/carers in improving their child’s attendance and to ensure clear systems and processes are in place to track and monitor attendance.

Personal qualities will include excellent organisational skills, enthusiasm, high standards, a strong personality and a sense of humour. It is also essential to be a team player, but also able to work with minimum supervision, knowing when to seek support and advice.  You will need to be calm, patient and be able to empathise with students and parents/carers. You should have a flexible approach to all aspects of the job role.  You will need to have excellent communication skills and be able to foster good working relationships with students, parents/carers and colleagues.

Hugh Christie School is a co-educational 11-18 foundation school positioned at the north of Tonbridge with outstanding facilities.

Hugh Christie School is committed to the highest outcomes for students and aims to develop the best opportunities for all staff. 

For further details please view the school website www.hughchristie.kent.sch.uk, alternatively please contact Mrs Nicki Riddle, Principal's PA on 01732 353544 ext. 242.

Closing date: Friday 16th June 2023

Start date: As soon as possible

We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and we expect all colleagues to share this commitment.  Appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.


Information about the school

A very warm welcome to Leigh Academy Hugh Christie. Leigh Academy Hugh Christie is a co-educational school, based in Tonbridge. The school is housed in a state-of-the art building on an attractive campus with excellent facilities.

It is our mission that every child at Leigh Academy Hugh Christie is happy, successful and well-prepared for adult life.

We deliver this by having a dedicated staff body, a broad and balanced curriculum with high standards of discipline, creating a disruption free learning environment. Students’ wellbeing is of equal importance alongside their academic progress and we offer outstanding support.

Our core values of being ready, being responsible and being respectful underpin everything we do at Leigh Academy Hugh Christie. Students are provided with a range of opportunities both in and out of the classroom to develop these core values.

We are very proud of the students and staff at Leigh Academy Hugh Christie. We aim to develop excellent working relationships with our parents and carers to ensure that all our students enjoy their learning, make excellent academic progress and become well rounded, responsible global citizens.

Our website can only give you a flavour of what we offer at Leigh Academy Hugh Christie, please do come and visit us on one of our open events to meet with our fantastic students and amazing and dedicated staff.

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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 Education.