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Attendance Officer Level 5

Job information
Salary Grade HC5 Point 17 – 21
Organisation The Bishop of Hereford Bluecoat School
Hours 37 hours per week term time only (38 weeks per year) plus additional hours as required
Term/duration Maternity Cover
Closing date 9 am on 20 March 2019

Job details

Commencing: April 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Attendance Officer to work with school staff, parents, students and outside agencies to ensure the positive attendance of our students across the school. Duties of the role include:

  • Recording daily absences and liaising with Form Tutors and Learning Mentors re: attendance matters.

  • Working with tutors, house leaders, mentors and parents/carers to investigate the reasons behind unexplained student absences.

  • Advising and helping parents and carers to ensure their children attend school regularly.

  • Tracking pupil attendance by collating and analysing attendance data.

This is a key role within the organisation and the successful applicant should ideally have experience of attendance administration within an educational setting. In addition to the usual administrative skills a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office is required. Experience of working with SIMS and databases is essential. 

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted to arrange an interview. 

The posts carry a requirement for an Enhanced disclosure (under the provisions of the Police Act 1997). The school will require you to give permission to carry out a disclosure. 

For more information contact

Further information and an application pack are available by emailing head@bhbs.hereford.sch.uk or downloading the information from our website www.bhbs.hereford.sch.uk.


Hoople Ltd is working on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.