Attendance Officer

Birmingham, West Midlands
£12.00 - £15.00 per hour

A School based in Mosley are looking for an experienced Attendance Officer to start immediately.

The school are ideally looking for somebody with experience of working as an Attendance Officer in a school environment however, applicants with strong administration experience in a similar sector will also be considered. The successful candidate must have the drive and enthusiasm to learn new skills and can adapt quickly- being friendly, outgoing and highly motivated.

The successful applicant will:

  • Complete attendance daily including any first day absence calls. This includes:
  • Input attendance data and investigating any missing data, and maintaining accurate attendance records, including Covid related absences and unexplained lesson absences.
  • To ensure the electronic registration system is updated daily investigating any missing data with class teachers.
  • To record student absences and late arrivals on SIMS, maintaining accurate attendance records
  • To make initial enquiries with parents/carers regarding unexplained absences/lateness – including first day calling
  • Promote good attendance within the school.
  • To assist the Assistant Head teacher’s with the administration of referrals to the education welfare service/issuing of penalty notices.
  • To collate attendance data producing routine reports and prepare statistical returns regarding attendance and submit to reporting bodies where appropriate.
  • To comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality, and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.
  • Contact with parents over all aspects of attendance including written correspondence when required.
  • Complete administration task as directed by the line manager.

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Affinity Workforce Solutions and Monarch Education are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its temporary workers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list. This role involves working with children on a daily basis and is therefore in regulated activity.

Monarch Education is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, age, race, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity or disability.

This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Monarch Education operate in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently UK residents and eligible to work in the UK. Whilst we will endeavour to contact you following your response, due to the high volume of applications we regret that this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification from us within 30 days please take your application as not being successful this time but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.


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