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Family Liaison And Attendance Officer - Maternity

Turner Schools Family

  • Ref:KCC-F42-78-S
  • Posted:04/01/2019
  • Pay:AR06
  • Start Date:Mar 2019
  • App Close Date:18/01/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed

Schools this job is for


Turner Schools is looking to appoint a dedicated, caring and understanding Family Liaison and Attendance Officer on a temporary basis to cover a period of maternity leave. The Family Liaison and Attendance Officer will have high expectations of themselves and others.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of building trusting relationships with pupils and their families, offering help, advice and support, signposting families to other agencies when appropriate. We are looking for a real team player who is ambitious to improve and maintain the good attendance levels of our pupils at Martello Primary. The Family Liaison and Attendance Officer will promote a positive attendance and punctuality culture to enable the pupils to learn effectively. The ideal candidate will be dedicated to improving outcomes for our children through the support they provide to the children and their families, as well being a committed team player.

The successful candidate should:

  • Have excellent communication, listening and observational skills
  • Be approachable, sensitive, supportive and enthusiastic
  • Be efficient and effective at time management
  • Be able to keep accurate and relevant records and handle confidential information
  • Provide pastoral and first aid care to pupils to ensure their health and safety within the school
  • Be able to encourage parental involvement in the school and it's activities
  • Support the SENDCo, taking an active role with outside agencies to ensure the best possible outcomes for all children
  • Support the Senior Leadership Team in the effective operation of the school
  • Be inspiring to our pupils
  • Offer enthusiasm and energy to the role


Information about the trust

Turner Schools is a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) based in Folkestone on the beautiful Kent coast.

Turner Schools is committed to ensuring success without selection for our pupils and students by teaching them the core knowledge and life skills they need to thrive in the modern world. Turner Schools is committed to leading schools where children thrive and knowledge matters.

Our mission is to set a new standard in non-selective education, empowering our pupils and students with cultural capital. In this way we will contribute to the regeneration of the region; we call this mission sea-change.

Following Aristotle's philosophy, we believe that educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all. Accordingly, we have encapsulated the Trust's ethos and values in the acronym HEART meaning we have:

H: High Expectations - of yourself, of others, including in terms of aspiration for the community and children we serve, conduct and standards in the widest sense

E: Enthusiasm - in attitude and to nurture it in others be they pupils/students/scholars, parents or colleagues; an

A: Academic subject-based curriculum - tried and tested subjects delivered in coherent sequence

R: Reading for all - achieving chronological reading age as well as love of this enabling and vital skill; and

T: Teamwork - recognising that together we can achieve more than we can alone.

Our HEART model gives stakeholders, staff, pupils and parents a common language.

Our schools include:

Folkestone All Age Academy; Morehall Primary; Martello Primary; and Turner Free School.

Turner Schools is committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. It expects all staff and volunteers to share this same commitment. Any appointment is subject to satisfactory recruitment checks, including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

For further information on Turner Schools, please visit www.turnerschools.com

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Caroline Dominguez
  • Address:4 Westbrook House ,
    58-60 Shorncliffe Road,
    CT20 2NQ
  • Telephone: 01303 842433
  • Email: hr@turnerschools.com



Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.