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Job Ref No. ECC1112-102 Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Scale 6 (Pt 12-17)
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 27/05/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: w/c 6th June 2022  

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We are looking for a highly motivated and talented Attendance Officer/Admin person to join our admin team at North East Essex Co-operative Academy (NEECA). NEECA is an Alternative Provision Academy for pupils aged 5-16, most of whom have found it difficult to be successful in a mainstream school. We are very proud of the provision we offer, which is down to the great work our teachers and support staff do to re-engage young people with education.

The hours will be 9.15am to 2.45pm Mon-Fri Term Time only (39 weeks per year),based on 44.5 paid weeks per year the actual salary would be £13,016 to £14,371.

The Attendance Officer/Admin person will undertake the following:

Responsible for the accurate and timely completion of both the admissions and attendance registers.

Support the school's senior leadership team by developing and undertaking robust daily processes to follow up on pupil absence and proactively using attendance data to identify pupils at risk of poor attendance.

Support the implementation of the school attendance policy, working closely with home-school liaison staff to work with each identified pupil and their parents to understand and address reasons for absence, including any in-school barriers to attendance.

Support the promotion of the whole school culture that promotes the benefits of good attendance.

To provide effective and efficient clerical support to the school as required by the School Office Manager or Senior Leadership Team.

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It is a very exciting time for the school as we are just about to embark on a multi-million pound capital build programme which will result in a new school building due to open in January 2023. This provides an opportunity for the successful candidate to shape our provision for the future.

Information about the School

NEECA is a 5 – 16 school for 180+ young people most of whom have found it difficult to be successful in a mainstream school. We are very proud of the provision we offer. Students are taught in small groups and they study the core curriculum at Key Stages 1, 2, 3 and 4. In addition to the core curriculum, we provide rich and varied extended curriculum opportunities ranging from music therapy, targeted literacy intervention, horse riding to vocational courses and work experience placements. Small classes benefit students and enable them to make good progress as staff can ensure that learning is tailored to individual student needs.

At Key Stage 3, in partnership with local schools, we focus on supporting young people to return to a mainstream school. At Key Stage 4, we focus on providing the opportunity for students to gain 5 GCSEs to ensure a successful transition to post 16 education or training. Many of the young people who attend NEECA arrive here at a point of crisis or conflict in their lives. It is our aim to ensure that we help them to regain a sense of confidence and self-esteem which allows them to compete on equal terms with their peers, despite the disruption to their education caused by leaving mainstream school. Enjoy exploring our website to find out more about recent events at our school.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

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Contact Information

Sharon De Silva
Mile End
Turner Road, Colchester
Essex, CO4 5LB
Telephone: 01206 852156
Email: sdesilva@kcat.co.uk

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