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P/T Attendance Officer

  • Organisation
  • Churchwood Primary
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • St Leonards on Sea
  • Salary
  • UoBAT East Sussex Scale
  • Closing date
  • 02/02/2023
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Part Time
  • Hours
  • 30
  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education
  • Job reference
  • ACAD/TP/247314/30293
  • Job reference
  • ACAD/TP/247314/30293
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • St Leonards on Sea
  • Salary
  • UoBAT East Sussex Scale
  • Closing date
  • 02/02/2023
  • Organisation
  • Churchwood Primary
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Part Time
  • Hours
  • 30
  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education

Hours of work: 30 hours
Working pattern: Part-time, 
(As the position is part-time, the above salary will be pro rata)

Closing date: Thursday 2nd February 2023

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Churchwood Primary Academy
Church in the Wood Lane
St Leonards on Sea
East Sussex
TN38 9PB

Phone: 01424 852326
Email: bursar@churchwoodprimaryacademy.org.uk
Website: www.churchwoodprimaryacademy.org.uk

Please note, we do not accept CVs.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018.  

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations.  

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted. 

Churchwood Primary Academy are looking to appoint an Attendance Officer.

You will be joining a highly motivated team and will support the Academy in improving pupil attendance.

Your key tasks will include:

  • Liaising with pupils, parents and staff to promote good attendance
  • Ensuring that the Academy’s Attendance policy and strategy is followed
  • Working with outside agencies to support pupils and parents

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate good organisational skills, be a team player and have excellent interpersonal skills. 

Churchwood Primary Academy is a one-form entry school situated in the picturesque setting of Church Wood in Hastings.

We pride ourselves on creating confident, independent, ambitious children. We do this through high-quality teaching and a firm belief in the benefits of Forest School, which encourages creative problem-solving and a bond with the natural world. We support and guide every child to achieve their very best.

We are committed to working in partnership with parents, working tirelessly to ensure high aims and high achievement. The academy has a published admissions number of 30 and a total capacity of 218 pupils; this includes a special educational needs facility for eight Key Stage 2 pupils with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder combined with speech and language communication difficulties. The academy also hosts a nursery for children aged from 2 years.

We truly value the experience, the dedication and the commitment of all our employees.

When you work with us, we will offer you industry leading benefits including:

  • Teachers and Support Staff receive automatic annual pay awards
  • High quality continuous professional development and support for your career progression
  • A commitment to your health & wellbeing; onsite Wellbeing Champions, flexible working opportunities from Day 1, an Employee Assistance program
  • Generous public sector pension scheme
  • Discounts on retail & travel
  • Cycle 2 Work scheme
  • Charity giving
  • Generous annual leave + bank holidays 

We are very proud to be part of the University of Brighton Academies Trust.

The University of Brighton is the sponsor of the University of Brighton Academies Trust. Close connection with the university allows us to draw on the expertise of its education experts and external contacts – something that greatly benefits our academies and our pupils.

Our commitment

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We welcome applications from all members of the community. 

The Trust is proud to be part of the government’s Disability Confident scheme which underpins our staff recruitment practices.

Find out more

To arrange a visit or to have an informal discussion about this role please contact the academy office at office@churchwoodprimaryacademy.org.uk or on 01424 852326.

Further details including the job description and person specification can be found on our website: https://careers.brightonacademiestrust.org.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=2487

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.

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 www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

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.