Attendance and Pastoral Administrator

Roding Valley High School, Loughton

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Job Ref No. ECC4499-364S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Scale 3 point 5 - 6
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 01/07/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Attendance and Pastoral Administrator

Contract term: Permanent

Start date: Immediate start

Contract type: Part Time - 37 hours per week (term time + inset days)

Working Pattern: 8am - 4pm

Salary: Scale 3 point 5 - 6 Actual salary: £20993 - £21616

We have an exciting opportunity to appoint an Attendance and Pastoral Administrator to join our Attendance team. School is not easy for every child and missing school can put children off learning, cause anxiety and make school more challenging than it needs to be. Under the direction of our Attendance Officer and Trust Attendance officer, your role will be to support and challenge our families to create a strong attendance culture within our school.

The school was inspected by Ofsted in September 2022 and to quote the Lead Inspector 'This is a very good school with an outstanding Sixth Form'. "Leaders have designed the curriculum well. They have ambitious aims for what pupils should know to be ready for their next stage." "Leaders prioritise reading. They ensure pupils who struggle with reading get all the help they need. Leaders successfully promote a love of reading in the school. They make sure pupils build up their vocabulary to support their literacy. This helps pupils build their knowledge as they learn the content of the curriculum. " "The quality of education in the Sixth Form is especially strong. Teachers use their subject knowledge expertly to check on learning…Pupils are polite and friendly. They praise the culture of respect in the school"Ofsted, September 2022

The successful candidate will:

● Understand the impact poor attendance has on a pupil's life chances and be determined to make a difference.

● Support the attendance officer to monitor and follow up on attendance and punctuality

● Ensure that daily attendance information is entered accurately onto the system

● Sign students in and out of the building

● Contact parents/carers of students by letter, telephone and email

● Support the administration of suspensions and managed moves

● Support the Heads of Year with parents' evenings and other events

We would like to hear from you if you have:

● Experience of working with an attendance environment

● Knowledge of SIMS

● Competent IT skills

We can offer:

● Opportunities to work collaboratively with Trust schools (CLP)

● A friendly and supportive working environment.

● Bike to work Scheme.

● Freshly made food on-site delivered through our excellent canteen facilities.

"RVHS is a great place to work as it combines the freedom to be creative in your teaching alongside the support which ensures you are best able to do your job."

RVHS is keen to embrace an approach that is centred on teaching and learning and academic attainment for our students. RVHS is an 11-18 school in Essex, that enjoys a good reputation in the local area and benefits from excellent transport links, including being adjacent to Loughton tube station (Central Line).

For further information see the website Informal discussions with Mr. Smith, Deputy Headteacher, are welcome, please contact him on to arrange.

Closing Date: Noon on Monday 1st July 2024 Interview Date: TBC

The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is committed within its schools to:

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety, and the spiritual and cultural development of children and young people;
Promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of different backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued;
The fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs
and expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share in this commitment.

As an equal opportunities employer, The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join The Chelmsford Learning Partnership.

In compliance with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all applications must be made on an application form, CVs will not be accepted.  This appointment will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references. In line with recommended practice the school will conduct searches for information on shortlisted candidates which is publicly available on-line. The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is an equal opportunities employer.

Information about the School

Roding Valley High School is a successful 11-18 school in Loughton and is part of The Chelmsford Learning Partnership. Currently catering for around 1400 pupils, this school boasts an excellent local reputation and fantastic facilities which provide an excellent working and learning environment. The school was graded “good” with outstanding features at the last Ofsted.

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

Paige Larkin
Roding Valley High School
Alderton Hill, Loughton
Essex, IG10 3JA
Telephone: 02085081173

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