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Staff Attendance and Welfare Support Officer - Part-time

Danecourt School, Gillingham

  • Ref:MED887-7031-139S
  • Posted:24/05/2024
  • Pay:Grade D2 points 4 - 11
  • Start Date:29th August 2024 or sooner if possible
  • App Close Date:14/06/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:18th June 2024


Danecourt School is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for a dedicated and professional Staff Attendance and Welfare Support Officer to join our team.

Hours: 25 hours per week, 38 weeks per year

About the Role:

As a Staff Attendance and Welfare Support Officer, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of staff attendance related tasks. You will work closely with the senior leadership team and the HR team based within our central office. 

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Managing staff attendance records and related administrative tasks
  • Supporting the welfare of our staff members
  • Liaising with various departments to ensure seamless communication and efficient operations

What We Are Looking For:

We are seeking a professional and personable individual who is dedicated to delivering outstanding service. The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A positive work ethic and proactive approach
  • Experience in providing administrative support
  • Experience in HR admin support (desirable but not essential)
  • A qualification in Business Administration or HR (desirable but not essential)

In return we can offer you:

  • A positive working environment
  • National terms and conditions and Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Programmes of CPD with possible cross trust development opportunities
  • Early salary access scheme & financial advice (Wagestream)
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme

Join us at Danecourt School and be a part of our dedicated team committed to excellence in education and staff support!

Further information about the Trust is available at www.Maritimeacademytrust.org and further information about the job , (including a job description)and our school in the attached application pack,

Maritime Academy Trust embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

In line with KCSIE 2023 guidance, as part of the shortlisting process, the Trust reserves the right to conduct an online search on shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence and to share any pertinent information found concerning a candidate's suitability to work with children with Hiring Managers to be discussed at interview stage.

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate prior to the closing date. We only accept applications submitted online via the My New Term website and which are completed before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.


Information about the school

Danecourt Special School is part of the Maritime Multi-Academy Trust, an innovative partnership of schools in Greenwich, Bexley, Kent and Medway . Our schools transform through collaboration and an entrepreneurial curriculum which equips children with life skills. We are a special school catering for primary aged children who have special educational needs. The children who attend Danecourt have a wide breadth of needs including complex learning difficulties and autism.

At Danecourt our mission is support all pupils to become “STARS” -

S - Self reliant T - Team Players A - Aspirational R - Resilient S - Successful

This is facilitated through pupils receiving a personalised curriculum that is tailored to meet their individual specific needs. The highly trained staff team maintain high expectations of what each individual pupil is able to achieve, striving to ensure that they all reach their maximum potential; celebrating difference and encouraging curiosity and creativity. Staff work collaboratively with families/carers and a range of other agencies in order to meet the pupils needs and as a result, pupils make strong progress academically, emotionally and socially. Pupil achievement is hugely valued and celebrated in a manner that is meaningful and appropriate for each pupil.

If you are interested in becoming a part of the Danecourt community and working with us, telephone the school and make an appointment to come and meet some of the pupils and staff and to experience for yourself the quality of education given to all of our children and the unique atmosphere throughout our school.

Job Contact Information


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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.