Attendance Officer

City of Norwich School, An Ormiston Academy
Responsible to: 
Assistant Headteacher: Director of Welfare and Strategic Attendance Lead
Permanent post, 25 hours per week (worked over 5 days), term time plus one week
Salary/salary scale: 
Scale F, points 22 to 25 (actual salary: £10,440 to £11,450 per annum)
Closing date: 
18th Oct 2017, 9:00 am
Interview date(s): 
Friday 3rd November 2017

The City of Norwich School – An Ormiston Academy is an exciting forward thinking Academy with high expectations for all its staff and students. We are now seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, experienced, qualified and committed Attendance Officer to join our team.

The successful applicant will monitor the attendance of all students within the Academy, and regularly meet students and parents/carers to challenge poor attendance and celebrate outstanding attendance. You will liaise with SLT, House Leaders, Pastoral Managers and other staff to promote attendance and challenge truancy. You will also use data to identify patterns and trends in attendance, and liaise with the Deputy House Leaders responsible for attendance to implement strategies and address this.

The person appointed will be an experienced and well qualified professional. The post will involve substantial responsibility and autonomy and will demand high levels of integrity, resilience and diplomacy. It is essential that the successful applicant demonstrates knowledge and experience of working directly with children in an educational setting.

If you have not received an invitation to interview within five days of the closing date you should assume that your application for the post has not been successful.

For all posts, City of Norwich School – An Ormiston Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and the expectation is that all staff will share this commitment. Therefore, the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check with barred list check (child) via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

If you have a disability and have demonstrated in your supporting information that you meet the minimum (essential) criteria for the vacancy, you will be invited for interview.

How to apply: 

If you inspire young people and want to develop your career in a thriving and ambitious school, please complete a Support Staff Application Form and return it to by the closing date below. For more information about the school, please visit our website:

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