Attendance Liaison Officer

Debden Park High School, Loughton

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Job Ref No. ECC4001-66 Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Essex PayScale 7 pt. 19-24 £25,927- £29,174 plus
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 12/03/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: tbc  

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Attendance Liaison Officer

Required immediately

Essex PayScale 7 pt. 19-24

£29,777- £33,024 plus inner Fringe

Full Time Term time only

We are looking to appoint a highly experienced, committed Attendance Liaison Officer. You will engage with families to assess the reasons impacting on the attendance of individual students, ensuring that parents are made fully aware of their statutory responsibilities. You will also require an understanding of the laws surrounding attendance and compliance.

The successful candidate will be someone who has an in-depth knowledge of attendance and the ability to work on their own initiative, have good organisational skills and work well under pressure. You will need excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to deal firmly and authoritatively with parents/carers. The role will require the candidate to promote a positive attendance and punctuality culture. You will be able to create and use data to identify patterns of absence of individual students and ensure this information is available to staff. You will provide direct support for parents/carers of students with attendance issues. You will be required to follow-up on students' absences in order to improve attendance, communicate effectively and build relationships with families, staff and outside agencies.

Experience of working with families and home visits would be an advantage. The successful applicant will need to hold a valid driving licence to carry out home visits. .

For further information or an application form please email or call 02084181202.

Closing Date:Tuesday 12th March 2024

Information about the School

Debden Park High School is a heavily oversubscribed Academy that constantly achieves outstanding outcomes for its students.

Last year’s GCSE results put us in the top 10 most successful non-selective successful schools in Essex, and our growing Sixth Form – first opened in 2015 – achieved a 100% pass rate in our first set of A-Level results.

As a National Teaching School, we lead a family of schools as part of the Kemnal Academies Trust, providing exceptional career progression and bespoke CPD experiences for our staff, which has led to our middle and senior leadership teams being composed of many teachers who began their career with us.

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

Donna James
Willingale Road
Debden, Loughton
Essex, IG10 2BQ
Telephone: 02084181202

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