Attendance Officer (The St Leonards Academy)

Job reference
St Leonards-on-Sea
£17,123 to £17,681 per annum
Closing date
Thursday 24 January 2019
Contract type
Job type
Support Staff


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Hours of work: 18.5 Hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time and term-time only
(As the position is part-time and term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:

The St Leonards Academy
Edinburgh Road
St Leonards-on-Sea
East Sussex
TN38 8HH

Phone:       01424 448740

Please note, we do not accept CVs.

About the Role

The St Leonards Academy opened on 1 September 2011 and achieved a 'Good' Ofsted inspection in January 2017. Our mission is to create a culture of innovation and excellence that unlocks the potential of every student. We are committed to providing outstanding learning experiences for all our students to enable them to develop as confident, independent individuals.

An exciting opportunity has arisen at The St Leonards Academy and we are looking to appoint an Attendance Officer. The main purpose of this role is to administer the Academy's attendance system and follow up absences in line with academy guidelines. Also to promote attendance, liaise with teaching staff and local authority officers, and complete statistical information.


We offer a wide range of exciting and useful employee benefits to all our employees, including: flexible working to maintain a healthy work-life balance, competitive annual leave entitlement, maternity and paternity leave, and discounts and offers with popular retailers.

We believe in the power of motivated and happy staff, which is why we seek to enrich and reward our employees wherever we can.


To arrange a visit to the academy or to have an informal discussion then please contact the HR Department on 01424 711925 or email

To apply please download a job description, person specification and application form from our website

Closing date: Thursday 24 January 2019.

Thank you for your interest.

Available documents

Additional information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).

For further information about what is required in this process please go to

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.