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Clacton County High School
Attendance Assistant & First Aid Cover
Pay Range: Local Government Scale 3 (Point 4-5)
Actual Salary from £16,441
Start Date: 1st September 2022
An opportunity has arisen at Clacton County High School for the role of attendance assistant forming part of an excellent and dedicated administration support team.
The successful candidate will work directly to a member of the senior leadership team and alongside the attendance office manager, pastoral and administration teams dealing with a range of day-to-day school related attendance matters as well as liaising with senior leaders, other teaching and support colleagues, parents and external agencies. The attendance assistant is also expected to cover first aid as and when required; full first aid training will be provided.
We are looking for a motivated person join our current team, to be a role model for our students, to support colleagues to improve attendance and to safeguard students so they are able to access the full curriculum in order to achieve their potential.
The pastoral support team at CCHS is committed to our guiding principles of 'Higher Expectations, Raising Aspirations, Transforming Lives'. The role of Attendance Assistant is expected to promote and instil these ideals, encouraging all students within their care to engage with their learning and to build positive, respectful and lasting relationships with others to become successful and valued citizens.
If you have:
• Good communication skills
• Competent literacy and numeracy skills
• Ability to work effectively under pressure, prioritising work
If you are:
• Looking for an opportunity to work within the education sector
• Reactive and proactive in your approach to the working day
• Committed to safeguarding children
…. then CCHS is the school for the next step in your career.
Some of the key responsibilities of the role include:
• To deputise for the attendance office manager in the event of absence.
• To be an initial point of contact with parents regarding attendance matters and queries.
• To provide cover for the designated responsibilities of the school's first aid team in the event of staff absence or emergencies.
• To provide reports and produce data on student attendance and additional matters as requested.
(The full details can be found in the attached job outline and person specification)
Why work for The Sigma Trust, Clacton County High School?
We can offer you:
· A Competitive Salary
· Robust school CPD training programme that enables you to flourish
· Opportunities to work with colleagues across the Trust to share resources, ideas and build collaborative relationships
· Employee Benefits: Employee Assistance Programme, Pension Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme and Discounted Gym Membership at selected local gyms
This post is 37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (Term Time, plus Non-pupil days)
For additional information about the Trust and this school, please visit our website www.sigmatrust.org.uk
To apply for this post, please apply by via the link provided.
Please note that only fully completed application forms will be accepted and any CV's and accompanying covering letters will be disregarded. A Notes for Applicants document is attached for further information.
Closing date: 9am, Friday 30th June 2022
Interviewing will take place on w/c 4th July 2022
The Sigma Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our schools.
The Sigma Trust is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of any protected characteristics. This is embedded in our vision 'To Be Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts', where we believe we are strong and more successful working together, creating a workplace which celebrates diversity.
Information about the School
CCHS is a forward-thinking school with an innovative curriculum designed to meet the needs of all students whatever their ability or need. With an expanding number of students, currently approximately 1700, including a sixth form of around 300, we pride ourselves on creating a personal and supportive environment to promote higher expectations and raise aspirations.
In September 2018, CCHS was rated by Ofsted as a good school with many outstanding features, particularly in regard to leadership and our sixth form provision. We are also proud to be the lead school for the local teacher training scheme.
As well as a firm commitment to all of our students, we are also very committed to supporting colleagues, providing a great CPD and training programme with opportunities for career progression and enhancement.