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Attendance Manager - Term Time

The Archbishop's School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-5426-354S
  • Posted:03/04/2024
  • Pay:KR8
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:22/04/2024 at 23:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Do you have the expertise and knowledge of working within a student attendance focused role?

Do you have experience of attendance systems within an education setting?

If so, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

We are seeking to appoint for the position of Attendance Manager to join our expanding team. As a key member of the Student Support team, you will take specific ownership for undertaking all tasks associated with the management and monitoring of attendance.

In this role you will provide an effective and efficient service to the school and prospective parents, working with individual pupils and their families to improve attendance. You will be able to challenge families and develop effective processes to reduce pupils and family's barriers to attendance.

As an Attendance Manager, you will:

• Work alongside the pastoral and safeguarding team to promote excellent attendance and work with families to reduce levels of absence

• Report on attendance and punctuality data

• Host formal meetings with parents/carers to discuss attendance concerns

To be in successful in this role you will:

• Be educated to NVQ level 2/3 or the equivalent, with previous experience of working with young people and their families.

• Have experience and knowledge of using attendance modules in SIMS/Bromcom, with the ability to work in an organised and methodical way in order to maintain accurate records.

• Be able to convey information clearly and accurately, both orally and in writing to a range of people, dealing calmly, tactfully and effectively with a wide range of people.

• Have knowledge of a range of computer applications, including work Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Bromcom.

If you feel you have the skills and expertise we are looking for, then we would love to hear from you.

The Archbishop's School is a mixed ability school who believe that every child has the potential be a successful learner, whatever their background, ability, interests or talents. We are committed to demonstrating this belief to our students, ensuring their success.

The Archbishop's School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) with barred list check is required for all successful applicants.

Information about the school

The Archbishops School is a mixed ability school for students aged 11-19. We are a small, but successful and very popular Church of England Foundation School in the beautiful cathedral city of Canterbury. The Archbishop's School is rated GOOD by Ofsted. To read our most recent Ofsted report dated November 2023, please follow this link:https://www.archbishops-school.co.uk/501/ofsted-report

The school community is smaller than most secondary schools enabling us to provide a personalised approach to education. All students are well known, well cared for and receive the very best support and encouragement in their learning which engenders excellent progress in their academic, personal, social and spiritual development.

Our school ethos is “Enter to Learn, Go Forth to Serve”. This perfectly describes our mission: to provide the very best education for our students, whilst preparing them for school life in the twenty-first century with all the challenges this presents. They are able to make a positive contribution to society and share the love of God. As an innovative and forward-thinking school, we celebrate all of our students' achievements and are extremely proud of the people they become.

As a school, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants are expected to share this commitment.

In line with KCSIE 2023 guidance, as part of the shortlisting process, The Archbishop’s School reserves the right to conduct an online search on shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence and any relevant information found concerning a candidates suitability to work with children will be discussed at interview stage.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early and proceed to interview upon receipt of a number of suitably qualified applications. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application. In accordance with our safeguarding practices, we are unable to accept CV’s. We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

The Archbishop’s School embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01227 768535


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 Education.